Jan 25, 5:40 AM EST Newsletter Signup BusinessTechnologyWorldNationalMedia & CultureOpinionSportsLuxury BusinessPolitical Capital By Lydia O'Neal @LydsONeal 10/30/17 AT 3:04 PM Back when lawmakers were crafting the health reform law that Congress is now working to dismantle, they sought to make a deal with large health insurers. In return for the influx of new … [Read more...] about Here’s Why Your Premiums Are Rising: Consumers Pay Insurers’ Annual Obamacare Fees
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A Texas judge’s stunning declaration that Obamacare is unconstitutional not only kneecaps the health care law, it would also cripple President Donald Trump’s entire health care agenda. Trump wants lower drug prices, drastic action on the opioid crisis and protection for people with pre-existing conditions. Those are the parts of the law many Republicans do want to … [Read more...] about Why Trump still needs Obamacare
As American workers approach this year's open-enrollment season for employer-sponsored health care plans, they can expect the same bad news they've been hearing for years: Workers are once again getting hit with more of the costs of their coverage in the form of higher premiums and higher deductibles. Annual family premiums rose 5 percent to an average of $19,616, the eighth … [Read more...] about Your employer’s health plan will cost more in 2019
Beto O'Rourke has staked his long-shot campaign to beat Sen. Ted Cruz on the idea that Obamacare should be even bigger in Texas — a state that has done more than any other to try to destroy the landmark health care law. It just might be working.Story Continued Below O’Rourke is closing in on Cruz in multiple polls, a shocking development in a state that hasn’t … [Read more...] about Will Beto’s bet on Medicaid expansion pay off?
The Trump administration proposed expanding its pre-election crackdown on immigration by denying green cards to legal immigrants if they or their dependents have received government assistance. Under the new rule, which the Department of Homeland Security posted online Saturday, immigrants can be denied so-called "lawful permanent residency" if they’ve received certain … [Read more...] about Immigrants may be denied green cards if they’ve received welfare