Health Care
  • Democratic congressional candidate Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez speaks at her midterm election night party in New York City

    Progressives Rebel Against Pelosi’s Deficit Rules

    By Michael Rainey

    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi faced a minor rebellion from the progressive wing of her party on reinstating pay-as-you-go budget rules, or PAYGO, with some Democratic lawmakers arguing that the rule...

  • FILE PHOTO: A sign on an insurance store advertises Obamacare in San Ysidro

    How Killing the Affordable Care Act Could Upend the US Health System

    By Julie Rovner, Kaiser Health News

    If the recent district court ruling that the Affordable Care Act is unconstitutional were to be upheld, far more than the law’s most high-profile provisions would be at stake. In fact, canceling the...

  • Pfizer keen to engage with AstraZeneca board

    Drugmakers to Ring in New Year with Price Hikes

    By Michael Rainey

    Nearly 30 drug producers will raise prices in January, Reuters’ Michael Erman and Robin Respaut report , “ending a self-declared halt to increases made by a pharma industry under pressure from the...

  • FILE PHOTO: A sign on an insurance store advertises Obamacare in San Ysidro

    3 Key Questions About the Obamacare Court Ruling

    The fate of Obamacare may once again wind up before the Supreme Court now that a federal judge in Texas has ruled that the law is unconstitutional. U.S. District Court Judge Reed O'Connor ruled on...

  • Obamacare Signups Still Lagging

    By The Fiscal Times Staff

    Open enrollment for health insurance on the Affordable Care Act exchange (HealthCare.gov) ends in most states on Saturday, and it looks the number of signups could be significantly lower this year...

  • Moody’s Warns of Declining US Fiscal Strength

    By The Fiscal Times Staff

    Trump’s tax cuts combined with a slowing economy will diminish the United States’ “fiscal strength” over the next 10 years, Moody’s Investor Service said Wednesday. The gradual decline could pressure...

  • Congressional Financial Security and Life Insurance Caucus

    Number of Uninsured Americans Rose by 700,000 in 2017

    The number of uninsured people in the United States rose by nearly 700,000 to 27.4 million in 2017, the first increase since 2010, according to an analysis by the Kaiser Family Foundation. The...

  • How Congress Got So Broken

    More than 50 House members chose not to seek re-election in 2018, and a new report from nonprofit groups Issue One and the R Street Institute examines what drove so many to that decision. The report...

  • An insurance store advertises Obamacare in San Ysidro, California

    Obamacare Sign-Ups Down by 11%. Why?

    By Michael Rainey

    Fewer people have enrolled in health care plans through the HealthCare.gov website this year, with sign-ups down by 11 percent compared to the same period in 2017. Margot Sanger-Katz and Reed Abelson...

  • The 20 Most Expensive Drugs in the US

    By The Fiscal Times Staff

    Drug price-comparison platform GoodRx recently released an expanded rundown of the 20 most costly drugs in the U.S., based on the list price set by manufacturers — which can be very different from...

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