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January 15, 2020, 9:44 PM

Health care spending decreases under single-payer systems: Study

The vast majority of single-payer health care plans in a new study would save the country money on health care costs.
January 15, 2020, 9:44 PM
Health care spending decreases under single-payer systems: Study
January 3, 2020, 9:48 PM

Democratic states appeal Obamacare ruling to Supreme Court

Democratic-led states are asking the Supreme Court for a fast-track review of a recent appeals court decision that declared a key part of the Obama-era health law unconstitutional and cast a legal cloud over the rest of it
January 3, 2020, 9:48 PM
Democratic states appeal Obamacare ruling to Supreme Court
December 31, 2019, 5:51 AM

3 years in, no sign of Trump's replacement for Obamacare

As a candidate for the White House, Donald Trump repeatedly promised that he would “immediately” replace President Barack Obama’s health care law with a plan of his own that would provide “insurance for everybody
December 31, 2019, 5:51 AM
1 month ago

Obamacare mandate struck down by appeals court

A federal appeals court ruled the Affordable Care Act's individual mandate unconstitutional.
1 month ago
Obamacare mandate struck down by appeals court
1 month ago

Court rules against Obamacare individual mandate

The decision, by a two-to-one vote on the Fifth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals, means prolonged uncertainty for the nation’s health care system and the millions of Americans who rely on the law.
1 month ago
Court rules against Obamacare individual mandate
1 month ago

Appeals court rules against individual mandate, but throws lifeline to Obamacare

A divided federal appeals court on Wednesday threw a lifeline to the ACA, asking a lower court judge to reconsider his decision invalidating the entire law.
1 month ago
Appeals court rules against individual mandate, but throws lifeline to Obamacare
1 month ago

Court: Part of 'Obamacare' invalid, more review needed

A federal appeals court has struck down “Obamacare’s” now-toothless requirement that Americans carry health insurance
1 month ago
1 month ago

ACA back at high court with billions on the line for insurers

The latest case has largely flown under consumers’ radar.
1 month ago
ACA back at high court with billions on the line for insurers
2 months ago

Medicare drug plan finder can steer seniors to higher costs

Medicare’s revamped online drug plan finder could prove confusing and costly for consumers
2 months ago
2 months ago

Proposed Trump administration policy pushes for transparency in health care costs

The Trump administration announced a policy that would require hospitals to disclose negotiated rates with insurance companies.
2 months ago
Proposed Trump administration policy pushes for transparency in health care costs
3 months ago

Employers relying less on high-deductible health plans

A more generous plan with a deductible can be an attractive recruitment tool.
3 months ago
Employers relying less on high-deductible health plans
3 months ago

More choices and stable premiums for 'Obamacare' next year

More choices and stable premiums for 'Obamacare' next year, but court case looms over the program
3 months ago
More choices and stable premiums for 'Obamacare' next year
4 months ago

Not waiting for Congress, states pass laws to lower drug costs

Among the new measures are those that authorize importing prescription drugs.
4 months ago
Not waiting for Congress, states pass laws to lower drug costs
6 months ago

Republican-led states head to court to argue Obamacare is 'unconstitutional'

Eighteen states are fighting against Obamacare, potentially affecting millions of Americans.
6 months ago
Republican-led states head to court to argue Obamacare is 'unconstitutional'
6 months ago

Obamacare faces major court test with health benefits on the line

A federal appeals court on Tuesday will consider the fate of the Affordable Care Act, setting the stage for a major decision that could affect health care of millions.
6 months ago
Obamacare faces major court test with health benefits on the line
6 months ago

Group of 18 Republican-led states ask court to invalidate Obamacare

Backed by the Trump administration, a group of 18 Republican-led states are heading to court to invalidate Obamacare, putting millions of Americans at risk.
6 months ago
Group of 18 Republican-led states ask court to invalidate Obamacare
6 months ago

Obamacare faces major test at appeals court

A federal appeals court on Tuesday will consider the fate of the Affordable Care Act, setting the stage for a major decision that could affect health care of millions.
6 months ago
Obamacare faces major test at appeals court
7 months ago

Rural hospital closures leave residents with few options: 'It's a fight every day'

As part of "This Week's" Critical Care series, ABC's Steve Osunsami traveled to Tennessee to report on the impact hospital closures have had on rural communities.
7 months ago
Rural hospital closures leave residents with few options: 'It's a fight every day'
7 months ago

Non-English speakers could face health setback because of Trump

The administration wants to ease certain regulations affecting this group.
7 months ago
Non-English speakers could face health setback because of Trump
7 months ago

Activists say they're accepting nothing less than Medicare for all

ABC News Correspondent David Wright examined Medicare for all in the first installment of "Critical Care" on "This Week" Sunday.
7 months ago
Activists say they're accepting nothing less than Medicare for all
7 months ago

Trump vows 'phenomenal' new health care plan

Senate Republicans "anxious" to hear about President Trump's new health care plan.
7 months ago
Capitol Hill anxious over Trump's new health care announcement
7 months ago

Health insurance canceled without warning: One couple’s story

The Gaffers thought they were paying their health insurance. They were wrong.
7 months ago
Health insurance canceled without warning: One couple’s story
8 months ago

Study: More blacks got timely cancer care after 'Obamacare'

New research suggests that states that expanded Medicaid coverage under the Affordable Care Act eliminated racial differences in being able to quickly start on treatment after a diagnosis of advanced cancer
8 months ago
More blacks got timely cancer care after 'Obamacare': Study
8 months ago

Washington to offer first 'public option' insurance in US

Washington set to offer a universally available public health insurance option.
8 months ago
9 months ago

Congressional Democrats to hold health care hearing

Nurses from across the country are in the nation's capital in support of a Medicare-for-all plan. ABC News' MaryAlice Parks reports.
9 months ago
Congressional Democrats to hold health care hearing
9 months ago

Attorney General Barr tepidly backs his own department's position to no longer defend 'Obamacare'

Attorney General Bill Barr on Tuesday seemed to express skepticism that the Trump administration's latest position can withstand legal scrutiny in the Supreme Court.
9 months ago
Attorney General Barr tepidly backs DOJ's position to no longer defend 'Obamacare'
9 months ago

Trump says the White House is working on a 'great health care plan' but his administration is not drafting legislation

While President Trump promises his administration is putting together a "great health care plan," two senior White House officials say no legislation is being crafted.
9 months ago
White House not crafting health care legislation as the president suggests
9 months ago

Trump punts on health care until after 2020

The president said on Twitter that he never planned on voting on a health care plan until after the next presidential election.
9 months ago
Trump punts on health care until after 2020
10 months ago

Health care vote can wait until 2020: Trump

Democrats slam GOP for not having a plan to replace the Affordable Care Act.
10 months ago
Health care vote can wait until 2020: Trump
10 months ago

Health care costs are so high that many people skip treatment, medications: Survey

The cost of healthcare is leading people to either borrow large amounts of money to pay for treatments or regularly skipping treatments or forgoing prescriptions.
10 months ago
Health care costs so high that many people forgo treatment, medications: Survey
10 months ago

Despite no GOP replacement plan, acting White House chief of staff claims Americans won’t lose health care if 'Obamacare' is struck down

Mick Mulvaney claims he can guarantee every person who has health coverage because of "Obamacare" will not lose their coverage if the ACA is struck down in court.
10 months ago
Those covered by 'Obamacare' won't lose coverage, Mulvaney claims without evidence
10 months ago

Trump's battle with 'Obamacare' moves to the courts

Trump's battle with "Obamacare" moves to the courts with big risks and unpredictable results
10 months ago
10 months ago

Lawmakers concerned about repealing Obamacare without a replacement

Republicans in Congress and President Trump don't seem to have a plan in case there is a lapse in coverage if the Affordable Care Act is repealed.
10 months ago
Lawmakers concerned about repealing Obamacare without a replacement
10 months ago

Congressional Democrats and some Republicans wary over Trump administration's decision to overturn Affordable Care Act

Congressional Democrats are blasting the administration on its health care stance, while some Republicans are even expressing reservations about the shift in policy.
10 months ago
Trump administration's decision to overturn Obamacare makes Congress members wary
10 months ago

Health care clash heats up

Members of Congress respond to the Trump administration's request that the court strike down the Affordable Care Act.
10 months ago
Health care clash heats up
10 months ago

Trump administration seeks to repeal Obamacare

Democrats are quick to point out Republicans don't have a new plan to replace the Affordable Care Act, but President Donald Trump is welcoming the battle ahead of the 2020 election.
10 months ago
Trump administration seeks to repeal Obamacare
10 months ago

Impact of potentially repealing Affordable Care Act

The Department of Justice agreed with a lower court and said the health care law should be repealed.
10 months ago
Impact of potentially repealing Affordable Care Act
10 months ago

DOJ wants to strike down Obamacare

The U.S. Department of Justice said it supports a federal judge's ruling that the entire Affordable Care Act should be overturned.
10 months ago
DOJ wants to strike down Obamacare
10 months ago

Justice Department sides with lower court, says Obamacare should be struck down

The U.S. Department of Justice now says it supports a federal judge's ruling that the entire Affordable Care Act should be overturned.
10 months ago
Justice Department sides with lower court, says Obamacare should end
10 months ago

Affordable Care Act architect: repealing law would be a 'disaster'

Economist Jonathan Gruber says the act known as Obamacare is, "part of the fabric of the American health care system right now."
10 months ago
Affordable Care Act architect: repealing law would be a 'disaster'
10 months ago

Trump administration asks to repeal Affordable Care Act

The Department of Justice says the court should completely invalidate the Obama health care law.
10 months ago
Trump administration asks to repeal Affordable Care Act
10 months ago

One student's fears if the Affordable Care Act is repealed

Alma Bocaletti, a student enrolled in a state-run health care program, discusses the Trump administration's request to repeal the health care law.
10 months ago
One student's fears if the Affordable Care Act is repealed
10 months ago

Justice Department sides with lower court, says Obamacare should end

The U.S. Department of Justice now says it supports a federal judge's ruling that the entire Affordable Care Act should be overturned.
10 months ago
Justice Department sides with lower court, says Obamacare should end
10 months ago

'Medicare-for-all' gets unexpected surge of support, even in red states

In states including Texas, Arizona and Louisiana, a series of events have been held to harness energy on the ground and to showcase enthusiasm.
10 months ago
'Medicare-for-all' gets unexpected surge of support, even in red states
1 year ago

5 dramatic moments from past congressional showdowns over health care

Kaiser Health News looks back on high drama moments over health care.
1 year ago
5 dramatic moments from past congressional showdowns over health care
1 year ago

Five dramatic moments from past congressional showdowns over health care

Kaiser Health News looks back on high drama moments over health care on Capitol Hill.
1 year ago
Five dramatic moments from past congressional showdowns over health care
1 year ago

Trump wants to slash drug rebate deals. Will it make a difference?

The administration's plan could cause far-reaching change.
1 year ago
Trump wants to slash drug rebate deals. Will it make a difference?
1 year ago

Democrats roll out big health care proposals in the states

New Democratic governors and Democratically controlled legislatures take action.
1 year ago
1 year ago

Sen. Orrin Hatch’s influence of US health care

The Utah politician is leaving the Senate after 42 years.
1 year ago
Sen. Orrin Hatch’s influence of US health care
1 year ago

Judge clears the way for appeal of ruling against health law

Federal judge who declared health law unconstitutional stays his ruling.
1 year ago