The Commonwealth Fund

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Name: The Commonwealth Fund
Date registered: May 24, 2015
URL: http://www.commonwealthfund.org/

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  1. What Is Your State Doing to Affect Access to Adequate Health Insurance? — July 18, 2018
  2. The Trump Administration Has a New Argument for Dismantling the Social Safety Net: It Worked — July 16, 2018
  3. 7,000 People Fail to Meet Arkansas Medicaid Work Requirement — July 16, 2018
  4. Latest Obamacare Shake-Up Could Fuel Rate Hikes — July 16, 2018
  5. Getting People the Information They Need — July 16, 2018

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What Is Your State Doing to Affect Access to Adequate Health Insurance?

       

The Trump Administration Has a New Argument for Dismantling the Social Safety Net: It Worked

Republicans for years have proclaimed the federal government’s decades-old War on Poverty a failure. “Americans are no better off today than they were before the War on Poverty began in 1964,” House Speaker Paul D. Ryan (R-Wis.) wrote in his 2016 plan …

Getting People the Information They Need

“There shouldn’t be anything controversial about helping people get the information they need to ensure they have affordable, comprehensive coverage, but the Trump administration’s health care sabotage clearly has no limits.” — Senator Patty Murray (D…

Latest Obamacare Shake-Up Could Fuel Rate Hikes

The Trump administration’s latest blow to Obamacare is rattling health insurers as they draw up rate proposals, sparking new worries about huge premium increases just before midterm elections. The administration’s decision to freeze a $10 billion progr…

7,000 People Fail to Meet Arkansas Medicaid Work Requirement

More than 7,000 people on Arkansas’s Medicaid expansion didn’t meet a requirement that they report at least 80 hours of work in June and face the threat of losing their coverage if they fail to comply sometime before the end of this year, state officia…

Trump Told Pfizer CEO Price Hikes Hurt His Drug Plan: Source

U.S. President Donald Trump called Pfizer Chief Executive Ian Read on Tuesday to say the company’s July 1 price hikes had complicated the administration’s drug pricing plans, prompting the company to defer its planned increases, according to a source f…

New Law May Be Necessary for Medicaid Mandatory Work Requirements, White House Says

The White House suggested on Thursday that Congress may need to pass a new law in order for states to impose work requirements on Medicaid beneficiaries. Mandatory work requirements could be key to motivating adults to work as there is evidence that ma…

Trump Health Chief Defends Suspending Obamacare Payments

The Trump administration is bound by a federal court decision to suspend billions of dollars in Obamacare payments, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Administrator Seema Verma said Thursday. “We really are in a tough spot,” Verma told re…

Many Drugmakers Ignore Trump — and Raise Prices Anyway

In the first 10 days of July, at least 10 drugmakers and biotechnology companies raised prices on at least 20 brand-name medicines, a review of pricing data from Rx Savings Solutions and Bloomberg Intelligence shows. The increases, for medications for …

Amazon Is Already Undercutting Prices on Over-the-Counter Pills

Median prices for over-the-counter, private-brand medicine sold by Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. and CVS Health Corp. were about 20 percent higher than Basic Care, the over-the-counter drug line sold exclusively by Amazon, according to a report Friday …

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