Tag Archives: Mike Pence

Top Stories for Week of June 29, 2020

US sees huge coronavirus resurgence; Fauci says approach to controlling pandemic “not working.” As coronavirus cases swell across much of the US, leaders are urgently rethinking their tactics to rein… Read more »

Top Stories for Week of May 11, 2020

Quarrel flares up between White House and the CDC over reopening guidelines. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has repeatedly found its suggestions for fighting the coronavirus outbreak taking… Read more »

Top Stories for Week of April 13, 2020

Trump Administration sets coronavirus conditions to reviving US economy. Vice President Mike Pence and one of the top US health officials said regenerating the country’s economy hinges on the government… Read more »

McConnell scraps Graham-Cassidy bill; but be mindful of Yogi Berra’s quip back in 1973.

The Latest: Senate Republican leaders on Tuesday (September 26, 2017) officially pulled the plug on the latest plan to repeal the Affordable Care Act, abandoning a planned vote on the… Read more »

GOP healthcare bill heads to Senate where fate far from certain

The News: The US House of Representatives on Thursday (May 4, 2017) voted 217 to 213 in favor of proposed legislation that would repeal and replace parts of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), signed into… Read more »

UnitedHealth crushes 1Q estimates post Obamacare dump; first to jettison social conscience now taking leadership role

The News: UnitedHealth Group Inc. (Minnetonka MN) posted stronger-than-expected earnings Tuesday (April 18, 2017) in the first quarter without the vast majority of its Affordable Care Act-compatible individual health-insurance business. The… Read more »

Health insurer lobby group seeks delay in 2018 Obamacare deadline; GOP must reckon with AHIP’s foresight, however self-serving

U.S. health insurers signaled Tuesday (December 6, 2016) that they’re willing to give up a cornerstone provision of Obamacare that requires all Americans to have insurance, replacing it with a… Read more »

Trump picks healthcare “dream team;” or is it something else?

President-elect Donald Trump has assembled his healthcare “dream team.” Rep. Tom Price (R-GA), a longtime critic of the Affordable Care Act but champion of health IT legislation that reduces the burden on physicians,… Read more »

Government to Pick Plans for Displaced Health Law Customers; Bill Clinton Weighs In on Obamacare Shortcomings

The insurance markets were envisioned as dynamic engines of private competition. But in many states, they have run into problems. Worried that insurers bailing out of the health law’s markets… Read more »