When the dust of the pandemic settles, how will the Biden administration answer questions about who isn’t covered and why? How will it prioritize public health funding, or revamping the nation’s health care infrastructure?…
By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press
A crush of sign-ups is expected Tuesday on the last day of open enrollment for HealthCare.gov. That could help solidify the standing of "Obamacare" as an improbable survivor in the Donald Trump years.
By Alexandra Jaffe, Associated Press
President-elect Joe Biden is adjusting the scope of his agenda to meet the realities of governing under a divided Congress and the complications of legislating during a historic pandemic.
By John Yang, Jason Kane
Health care policy was a major topic during the presidential campaign, and President Trump’s administration has long sought to invalidate the Affordable Care Act. But Obamacare, as it is popularly known, is now deeply woven into American health. With health…
The Affordable Care Act allows young adults to stay on their parents’ insurance for several years, prohibits insurance companies from refusing to cover pre-existing medical conditions and enables roughly 12 million Americans to receive Medicaid. But without congressional support, could…
By Associated Press
During remarks Tuesday in Wilmington, Delaware, Harris said that Biden "won the election decisively," and that "every vote for Joe Biden was a statement that health care in America should be a right, not a privilege."…
The Supreme Court seemed likely Tuesday to leave in place the bulk of the Affordable Care Act, including key protections for pre-existing health conditions and subsidized insurance premiums that affect tens of millions of Americans.
By Laura Santhanam
Throughout his time in office, President Donald Trump has targeted the Affordable Care Act.
By PBS NewsHour Weekend
PBS NewsHour Weekend criss-crossed the country including key battleground states to speak to voters about issues they most care about and how they plan to vote. We also spoke with reporters at our partner public media stations across the nation…
By John Yang, Ryan Connelly Holmes
Senate confirmation hearings for Amy Coney Barrett began Monday. With her nomination, President Trump and Republican lawmakers are seeking to put a conservative stamp on the Supreme Court for years to come. But Senate Democrats expressed concerns both about Barrett’s…
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