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Wed, 22 Mar 2017 19:25:00 -0400Trump picked up big margins in small and rural counties. But those areas would take the biggest hit with tax credit changes, according to an NPR analysis of data from the Kaiser Family Foundation.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 16:38:00 -0400NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks with Republican Rep. Bradley Byrne of Alabama about the final changes to the GOP health care bill before it goes to a vote on Thursday.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 15:50:00 -0400Caps in the GOP health plan have huge implications for people over 65. In addition to helping low-income seniors with long-term care, Medicaid helps pay for some of their Medicare premiums and copays.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 14:35:00 -0400The former vice president joined Democrats and supporters on the eve of the seventh anniversary of the law known as Obamacare, which Republican leadership hopes to repeal on Thursday.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 10:29:00 -0400The Orphan Drug Act was created to help patients with rare diseases get life-saving medications. But soaring prices suggest the law is being manipulated to increase profits.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 04:30:00 -0400The state expanded Medicaid under a Republican governor a few years ago, extending health coverage to hundreds of thousands of Arizonans. But the GOP plan in Congress would cut much of that funding.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 16:59:00 -0400Audie Cornish talks with health policy researcher Leighton Ku about the GOP proposal that would let states require able-bodied Medicaid recipients to work.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 16:28:44 -0400NPR's Kelly McEvers talks with Rep. Ted Yoho of Florida about why he's voting no on the GOP health care bill, despite the president's attempt to persuade lawmakers to vote yes Tuesday.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 16:28:00 -0400President Trump traveled to Capitol Hill Tuesday morning to drum up support for the Republican health care bill. There is a last minute push for GOP holdouts as the House plans to vote later this week.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 14:21:00 -0400Most of the people on Medicaid are elderly, disabled or children, so a GOP proposal to require able-bodied recipients to work probably won't add up to big cost savings, analysts say.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 05:01:00 -0400Steve Inskeep talks to Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel, one of the architects of Obamacare, who is now advising President Trump on how to replace it. Emanuel met for the third time with Trump on Monday.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 05:00:00 -0400A troubling trend has followed the opioid epidemic: People who use intravenous drugs are getting heart infections, driving up hospital bills and stirring an ethical debate among doctors.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 05:00:00 -0400The GOP plan would fine insurance buyers who had a lapse in coverage of more than 63 days a year. The penalty? A 30 percent surcharge every month for 12 months.
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 12:38:00 -0400An estimated 300,000 Kansans could qualify for health care coverage, which comes as Congress debates replacing the Affordable Care Act.
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 10:08:00 -0400Republican Rep. Mark Meadows enjoys strong support in his western North Carolina district as he leads conservative opposition to the GOP's health overhaul plan.