Uninsured rate rose in Donald Trump’s first year: Gallup poll

An estimated 3.2 million Americans became uninsured during President Trump’s first year, Gallup said Tuesday in a survey that says rising premiums, declining competition in Obamacare markets and confusion over the GOP’s repeal plans drove the losses. The polling company said the uninsured rate stood at 12.2 percent at the end of last year, an increase… Please follow and like us:

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CVS, Aetna shares fall after acquisition deal

Shares of CVS Health and Aetna fell Monday morning after Sunday’s announcement of its $69 billion deal for pharmacy company CVS to acquire health insurer Aetna. CVS shares were down 4.9 percent at $71.45 in early trading. Shares of Aetna were down 0.5 percent at $180.40 after an early morning jump. The deal would combine the… Please follow and like us:

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Obamacare insurance markets open this week amid confusion and uncertainty

WASHINGTON — Health insurance marketplaces created by the Affordable Care Act begin accepting 2018 applications Wednesday amid mounting concern that the Trump administration’s repeated attacks on the law will dramatically depress enrollment. The marketplaces — a centerpiece of the law commonly called Obamacare — continue to provide coverage for some 10 million people. And they remain… Please follow and like us:

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CBO agrees we need entitlement reform, pro-growth tax policies

WASHINGTON, August 2, 2017 – In May, President Trump introduced his first budget to Congress. In it, he wants to change the tax code and significantly reduce spending on entitlement programs. Trump claims the actions in his budget would reduce the deficit and eventually lead to a balanced budget by 2027. The Congressional Budget Office (CBO)… Please follow and like us:

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Finally, Trump’s budget sets America on the right course

WASHINGTON, May 25, 2017 – While the mainstream media (MSM) has blasted President Trump’s proposed budget for fiscal 2018 because of its huge cuts to many social programs, the reality is that this is the budget American voters expected when they elected Trump. The President’s 2018 budget begins to cut the waste in Federal government spending… Please follow and like us:

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AI Will Cure America’s Sick Health Care System

Close For decades, technology has relentlessly made phones, laptops, apps and entire industries cheaper and better—while health care has stubbornly loitered in an alternate universe where tech makes everything more expensive and more complex. Now startups are applying artificial intelligence (AI), floods of data and automation in ways that promise to dramatically drive down the costs… Please follow and like us:

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Proposed Trump Budget Spares Old Age Programs, Slashes Many Others

President Donald Trump is proposing to balance the federal budget within 10 years by slashing many social programs, including those that help the poor pay for food and medical care, called food stamps and Medicaid. Officials outlined some details of the president’s first proposed spending plan ahead of its official release Tuesday. A president’s budget has… Please follow and like us:

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The urgent need to restrain an out of control judiciary

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., February 26, 2016 – Alexander Hamilton got it wrong: The federal judiciary has become the most powerful branch of the federal government. We’ve seen it in just the last few weeks. On February 3, U.S. District Judge James Robart ruled in favor of Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson, who sued to invalidate key… Please follow and like us:

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