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House healthcare bill would end coverage for 23 million by 2026About 23 million Americans would lose healthcare coverage over the next nine years if the bill recently passed by the U.S. House of Representatives were to become law, according to the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO).
May News Quiz
May News QuizThe last few months have seen an avalanche of news coming from Washington. But while most of the focus has been on politics, healthcare has seen its share of newsworthy developments too. Have you been keeping up? Find out by taking the Medical Economics news quiz!
Front-line physicians respond to AHCA vote
Front-line physicians respond to AHCA voteSince approval of the American Health Care Act (AHCA) in the U.S. House of Representatives on May 5, reaction in the healthcare industry has been largely negative.
Mr. President, physicians fight when things get toughPhysician numbers aren’t declining
Doctor groups fear Trump’s ‘unprecedented’ proposed budget cutsPresident Donald Trump’s proposed 2018 federal budget includes major spending cuts for medical education programs and National Institutes of Health (NIH) funding, each of which could have negative impacts on doctors, according to organizations like the American College of Physicians (ACP) and the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC).
What AHCA’s failure means for physicians
What AHCA’s failure means for physiciansWhile Republicans have pulled the American Health Care Act (AHCA) after failing to gather enough support for its passage, physicians can expect little to change—for now.
Primary care physicians react to AHCA
Primary care physicians react to AHCAFrom calling it “a step backward” to “complex and confusing,” primary care physicians told Medical Economics they have doubts about GOP healthcare reform plans.
Gottlieb FDA nomination praisedPharmaceutical manufacturers and some consumer groups praised President Donald Trump’s nomination of Dr. Scott Gottlieb as the new FDA commissioner.
Healthcare reform must start with physicians, not politiciansOne of President Donald Trump’s first-day priorities—a complete repeal of the Affordable Care Act—remains unfulfilled as we pass his first month in the White House.
What the Obamacare repeal bill means for physicians
What the Obamacare repeal bill means for physiciansThe new bill looks to change how healthcare is financed for people who do not have insurance through their employer, and would eliminate the mandate requiring all Americans to carry health insurance.