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Major health care groups united in opposition to GOP bill

WASHINGTON — The nation’s doctors, hospitals and health insurance plans are unified in their opposition to the latest Republican bill to dismantle former President Obama’s Affordable Care Act.  In a joint statement on Saturday, major groups such as the American Medical Association, the American Hospital Association, America’s Health Insurance Plans …

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Trump’s still trying to get the GOP health care bill passed

President Trump hasn’t given up on the GOP’s latest attempt to repeal ObamaCare — even as Republican officials despaired that a deal is unlikely. Trump launched a public persuasion effort Saturday to talk two reluctant GOP senators into getting on board with the Graham-Cassidy bill after John McCain (R-Ariz.) dealt …

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Australians are turning to China for last-ditch therapies

EMILY Woodman is just 30 years old. She runs a business with husband Mark and has a beautiful four-year-old daughter named Charlotte. When she heard last December that she had stage 4 terminal cervical cancer and just 12 months to live, her world fell apart. Doctors told the Townsville business …

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Health system says Iowa blocking it from new family program

One of Iowa’s biggest health systems says the state is improperly barring all of its hospitals, clinics and health care providers from participating in a new family planning program because a few within the system perform abortions in some cases. UnityPoint Health contends its affiliates should be allowed to offer …

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Trump slams Democrats, McCain over health care bill

President Trump on Saturday chided Democrats who praised Sen. John McCainJohn Sidney McCainSenate’s defense authorization would set cyber doctrine Senate Dems hold floor talk-a-thon against latest ObamaCare repeal bill Overnight Defense: Senate passes 0B defense bill | 3,000 US troops heading to Afghanistan | Two more Navy officials fired over …

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The real reason health care in America is a mess

Sen. Bill Cassidy (R-La.), center, listens as Sen. Lindsey O. Graham (R-S.C.), left, speaks about their health-care bill. At right is Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.). (Alex Brandon/Associated Press) Until Donald Trump briefly applied himself to the subject, “nobody knew that health care could be so complicated.” President Van …

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GOP lawmaker faces rowdy town hall on health care

Sen. Joni ErnstJoni Kay ErnstOvernight Finance: McConnell, Schumer spar over debt limit | WH says tax reform depends on Dems | Mnuchin doubts Trump’s corporate tax goal possible | Dem wants criminal probe of Equifax stock sales | Mystery surrounds Cordray’s plans GOP senator calls for caps on ex-presidents’ benefits …

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Week In Politics: Trump And Kim, Health Care – NPR

Week In Politics: Trump And Kim, Health CareNPRSeptember 23, 20178:11 AM ET. Heard on Weekend Edition Saturday · Ron Elving 2017 · Ron Elving. President Trump exchanged insults with Kim Jong Un this week, while Sen. John McCain said he would vote against the Republican health care effort.

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