Health Jun 22

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, a Republican from Kentucky, speaks during a news conference April 4 after a Senate Republican luncheon at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. Democrats are threatening to block Neil Gorsuch's nomination to the Supreme Court. Republicans say they have the votes to change the Senate's longstanding rules and push President Donald Trump's nominee through. Photo by Aaron P. Bernstein/Bloomberg via Getty Images
What’s in the Senate Republican health care bill

It's part Obamacare-replace, part sweeping-Medicaid-overhaul. At roughly 10:45 am Thursday, Senate Republican leaders posted their 142-page health care proposal. This is the key starting point. Here is our initial look at what the Senate bill proposes.

Medicaid, the Affordable Care Act and the Children’s Health Insurance Program combined have helped usher in near-universal health care coverage for kids, according to a new report from the Annie E. Casey Foundation. But now children's advocates fear those programs…

May 17

How Maine got high-risk pools to work

One option touted by House Republicans borrows an idea that Maine used just before the Affordable Care Act went into effect. It’s called an “invisible high-risk pool” — invisible because people in it didn’t even know they were.

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