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State GOP Wary As Republicans Push Repeal of Health Law

By Bill Barrow and Thomas Beaumont | Jan 11
Congressional Republicans' drive to repeal the 2010 health care law has financial and political repercussions for GOP leaders in the states and gives Democrats potential openings as they struggle to reclaim power.

Obama Derides 'Reckless' Plan to Repeal Now, Replace Later

By Josh Lederman and Catherine Lucey | Jan 7
President Barack Obama derided as "reckless" on Friday a Republican plan to repeal his health care law now and replace it later, predicting that the replacement may never come.

Obama, Pence to Capitol as Health Care Overhaul Fight Begins

By Alan Fram | Jan 5
Plenty of questions remain for GOP lawmakers seeking to repeal Obamacare. Republicans also face divisions over the next step - replacement legislation - that will likely take months or years to resolve.

How Drug Companies Engineer Huge Price Hikes

Jan 2
Americans will continue to feel the pain of high prescription drug prices in 2017, with costs projected to jump 12 percent next year. Here's how pharmaceutical companies push through price hikes.

Analysis: GOP Vexed by Factions on Replacing Health Law

By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Dec 29
Republicans are united on repealing President Barack Obama's health care law, but ideologically and practically speaking, they're in different camps over replacing it. Getting the factions together won't be easy.

Medicare Outpatients Risk Higher Bills for Some Procedures

By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Dec 20
You pay less for outpatient treatment than for a hospital admission, right? Not necessarily in the topsy-turvy world of Medicare billing, according to a government report.

Thousands of Communities At High Risk from Lead in Paint, Study Finds

Dec 20
A new study reveals alarming levels of lead in thousands of American neighborhoods.

After Health-Care Repeal Vote, Some in GOP Fear A Cliff

By Alan Fram | Dec 12
Republicans are eagerly planning initial votes next month on dismantling President Barack Obama's health care law, a cherished GOP goal. But many worry that while Congress tries to replace it, the party will face ever-angrier voters.

New Coalition Will Push Back on Repeal of Obama Health law

By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Dec 11
Supporters of the 2010 health care law will launch a political coalition Friday to block its repeal. They're targeting Republican lawmakers whose constituents may now be at risk of losing health insurance.

Study: 'Obamacare' Repeal-Only Would Leave 30M Uninsured

By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Dec 9
Repealing President Barack Obama's health care law without a clear replacement risks making nearly 30 million people uninsured, according to a study released Wednesday.

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