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Insurers, hospitals, doctor lobby freak out over Trump actions against Obamacare subsidies and regulations

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The subsidies, billed as aid for the poor, actually go directly to insurance companies and pad their bottom lines.
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Public Health: Not Dead Yet: Obamacare Insurers Are Hanging In There

Public Health: Not Dead Yet: Obamacare Insurers Are Hanging In There

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President Trump's dual actions to undermine the health law have left insurers angry and anxious. But they are not running for the exits yet.
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Mixed reviews in Georgia for Trump's move to lift Obamacare regs

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WASHINGTON -President Donald Trump's move to loosen some of the federal rules governing so-called associated health plans and short-term insurance on Thursday garnered mixed reaction in Georgia .
Republicans lauded the changes for increasing flexibility and competition and providing more lower-cost options to locals with few or no alternatives to Obamacare. Democrats and some health groups, meanwhile, warned it would undermine the Affordable Care Act by luring away young and healthy people while raising insurance premiums on the older, sicker Americans the law was designed to protect.
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Health Insurers Lost Billions in Value After President Trump's Obamacare Order

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President Donald Trump ordered a halt on major key Obama-era federal payments to insurance companies late Thursday - a move that rattled health insurers.
The six insurers tracked by the S&P 500 Managed Health Index lost a combined $14.6 billion between the market's close on Thursday and Friday. Shares of UnitedHealth Group shed 0.21%, Cigna fell 0.43%, Aetna lost nearly 1%, Humana dipped 1.5%, Anthem slid 3%, while Centene dropped 3.3%.
That came on a day when the overall S&P 500 remained relatively flat.
The dip for health insurers came after Trump announced late Thursday that he would...
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California Leads Group Asking Court to Keep Obamacare Subsidies

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With the health insurance of millions at stake, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra and New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, leading 18 states and the District of Columbia, asked a U.S. court for an order compelling the Trump administration to continue making Obamacare subsidy payments while their states and others fight to save them.
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Trump's blow to 'Obamacare' jolts health consumers, politics

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WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump's abrupt move to cut off federal payments to insurers jolted America's health care and political worlds alike on Friday, threatening to boost premiums for millions, disrupt insurance markets and shove Republicans into a renewed civil war over their efforts to shred "Obamacare."
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Obamacare Insurers, States Rush to React to Trump's Latest Move

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States regulators and health insurers are rushing to react to the latest move by the Trump administration to dismantle parts of the Affordable Care Act, less than three weeks before their citizens and customers start signing up for coverage.
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Won, won and won! Browns beat Jets for first win since 2016

Won, won and won! Browns beat Jets for first win since 2016

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Red Sox clinch AL East with 11-6 win over Yankees

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Trump questions why Kavanaugh accuser didn't call FBI after alleged assault

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Browns' Tyrod Taylor knocked out of Jets game with concussion

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California makes people ask for straws, sodas with kid meals

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Christine Blasey Ford has become the target of a social media disinformation...

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Christine Blasey Ford shuts down unproven claim that she blamed the wrong...

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Trump admin to move $260M from cancer research, HIV/AIDS and other programs...

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