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Long-Term Care Costs Are Surging

Long-Term Care Costs Are Surging

By Tom Murphy | Sep 28
Long-term care costs are surging again and the most expensive option - a private nursing home room - may soon top $100,000 per year.

Congress at Crossroads After Another GOP Health Care Failure

Congress at Crossroads After Another GOP Health Care Failure

By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Sep 27
Congress is at a crossroads after Republicans' stinging failure to repeal Barack Obama's health care law. But what's next - more partisan conflict or a pragmatic shift toward cooperation?

Studying 1 Million People to End Cookie-Cutter Health Care

Studying 1 Million People to End Cookie-Cutter Health Care

By Lauran Neergaard | Sep 27
In a quest to end cookie-cutter health care, U.S. researchers are getting ready to recruit more than 1 million people for an unprecedented study to learn how our genes, environments and lifestyles interact and affect health.

AP FACT CHECK: No Consensus on Government-Paid Health Care

AP FACT CHECK: No Consensus on Government-Paid Health Care

By Calvin Woodward and Emily Swanson | Sep 14
Americans are not clamoring for single-payer health care, as Sen. Bernie Sanders suggests they are in proposing a plan that would have the government foot most medical bills.

Sanders, GOP Push Banner Health Care Bills

Sanders, GOP Push Banner Health Care Bills

By Alan Fram | Sep 13
Rival health care reform bills have little in common, other than the likelihood that neither is going anywhere.

Governors Back Bipartisan Senate Bid to Control Health Costs

Governors Back Bipartisan Senate Bid to Control Health Costs

By Alan Fram | Sep 9
A group of Republican and Democratic governors became the latest voices Thursday to endorse a bipartisan Senate drive to control health insurance costs, in defiance of President Donald Trump.

A Stronger Medicaid Emerges from GOP Health Overhaul Debate

A Stronger Medicaid Emerges from GOP Health Overhaul Debate

By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Aug 16
Medicaid, a 1960s Great Society pillar long reviled by conservatives, seems to have emerged even stronger after the Republican failure to pass health overhaul legislation.

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's Health Care Timeline is Off

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's Health Care Timeline is Off

By Laurie Kellman | Jul 31
President Donald Trump insists he's said all along that Congress should let the Affordable Care Act "implode," then replace it. Not true.

White House: Trump to Decide Soon on Ending Health Payments

By Hope Yen | Jul 31
The White House is signaling that President Donald Trump stands ready to end required payments to insurers this week to let "Obamacare implode" and force congressional action.

Trump Administration Pulls Health Law Help in 18 Cities

Trump Administration Pulls Health Law Help in 18 Cities

By Carla K. Johnson | Jul 23
President Donald Trump's administration has ended Affordable Care Act contracts that brought assistance into libraries, businesses and urban neighborhoods in 18 cities

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