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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

Analysis: Trump Will Take Health Care Credit or Cast Blame

Analysis: Trump Will Take Health Care Credit or Cast Blame

By Donna Cassata and Erica Werner | Jul 16
If congressional Republicans succeed in repealing and replacing the Obama-era health law, expect a big Rose Garden celebration with President Donald Trump taking credit. If they fail, a devastating intra-party blame game looms.

A Look At Some of the Changes in Latest GOP Health Care Bill

A Look At Some of the Changes in Latest GOP Health Care Bill

By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Jul 14
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., would keep in place Medicaid cuts that GOP governors and Senate moderates have objected to. No Democrats are supporting the plan.

AP FACT CHECK: Obamacare 'Death Spiral' is a Half-Told Tale

AP FACT CHECK: Obamacare 'Death Spiral' is a Half-Told Tale

By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Jun 14
The Trump administration is leaving out half the equation when it argues President Barack Obama's health care law is in a "death spiral."

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