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Trump admin opens door to fundamental changes in healthcare benefits

The Trump administration has opened the door to altering how healthcare benefits are provided to millions of American employees. A new rule, set to go into effect next year, will allow employers to provide workers with funds to shop for coverage on their own, an option that could dramatically upend employer-sponsored coverage.  Instead of working with… Read More »

Federal judge appears hesitant to block Trump Obamacare alternatives

The Trump administration argued in district court Tuesday that it was allowed to let people buy short-term plans outside of Obamacare’s rules because they’d done little to disrupt the market and had been allowed for most of Barack Obama’s tenure. Throughout the oral arguments, D.C. District Court Judge Richard Leon, an appointee of George W.… Read More »

Former Trump FDA chief Scott Gottlieb warns ‘Medicare for All’ would hold back medical progress

President Trump’s former Food and Drug Administration chief waded into the “Medicare for All” debate on Friday, warning that access to life-saving treatments could suffer if the government were to become the only payer of healthcare services. “I think it would squelch innovation, and I think it would hold back medical progress,” Scott Gottlieb said… Read More »