Healthcare Policy

Trump budget plan to seek funds for border wall, infrastructure, opioi

Trump budget plan to seek funds for border wall, infrastructure, opioi

Published 12/02/2018

The top of five of U.S. President Donald Trump's eight border wall prototypes are shown near completion along U.S.- Mexico border near San Diego, California, [more…]

Trump plan to overhaul U.S. infrastructure faces steep hurdles

Trump plan to overhaul U.S. infrastructure faces steep hurdles

Published 12/02/2018

U.S. President Donald Trump speaks to reporters in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington, U.S., February 9, 2018. REUTERS/Jonathan ErnstWASHINGTON (Reuters) - [more…]

Trump budget asks more than $200 billion for infrastructure, border se

Trump budget asks more than $200 billion for infrastructure, border se

Published 12/02/2018

FILE PHOTO - White House budget director Mick Mulvaney is interviewed outside the White House in Washington, U.S., January 19, 2018. REUTERS/Kevin LamarqueWASHINGTON (Reuters) - [more…]

Indiana to impose Medicaid work requirements

Indiana to impose Medicaid work requirements

Published 02/02/2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Indiana said on Friday it will require its Medicaid recipients work or do some other form of community engagement, becoming the [more…]

U.S. government proposes 1.84 percent hike in 2019 payments to Medicar

U.S. government proposes 1.84 percent hike in 2019 payments to Medicar

Published 01/02/2018

FILE PHOTO: Traders work at the post where UnitedHealth Group is traded on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, [more…]

Medicaid work rules face tough legal challenges, experts say

Medicaid work rules face tough legal challenges, experts say

Published 26/01/2018

FILE PHOTO: Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Seema Verma speaks after being sworn in by U.S. Vice President Mike Pence in [more…]

Kentucky becomes first U.S. state to impose Medicaid work provisions

Kentucky becomes first U.S. state to impose Medicaid work provisions

Published 12/01/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Kentucky on Friday became the first U.S. state to require that Medicaid recipients work or get jobs training, after gaining federal approval [more…]

Obamacare enrollment down only slightly after late surge in demand

Obamacare enrollment down only slightly after late surge in demand

Published 22/12/2017

FILE PHOTO: A sign on an insurance store advertises Obamacare in San Ysidro, San Diego, California, U.S., October 26, 2017. REUTERS/Mike Blake/File PhotoNEW YORK (Reuters) [more…]

Opioid crisis trims U.S. life expectancy, boosts hepatitis C: CDC

Opioid crisis trims U.S. life expectancy, boosts hepatitis C: CDC

Published 21/12/2017

FILE PHOTO: A used container of the drug Narcan used against opioid overdoses lies on the ground in a park in the Kensington section of [more…]

Second U.S. judge blocks Trump administration birth control rules

Second U.S. judge blocks Trump administration birth control rules

Published 21/12/2017

An illustration picture shows a woman holding a birth control pill at her home in Nice January 3, 2013. REUTERS/Eric GaillardSAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A [more…]