Obama's Medicaid expansion keeps gaining ground under President Donald Trump

Medicaid expansion is a central feature of former President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act, covering about 12 million people, while nearly 10 million others get subsidised private insurance.

published on : 6th August 2020

Despite pandemic, Trump administration asks US Supreme Court to end Obamacare

In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, the Trump administration on Thursday urged the Supreme Court to overturn the Affordable Care Act.

published on : 26th June 2020

Trump admin revokes Obama-era healthcare protection for transgenders during LGBTQ pride month

LGBTQ groups say explicit protections are needed for people seeking sex-reassignment treatment, and even for transgender people who need care for common illnesses such as diabetes or heart problems.

published on : 13th June 2020

Blaming conservatives, Trump signals new openness to Democrats

Donald Trump initially focused his blame on Democrats for the failure and predicted a dire future for the current law.

published on : 27th March 2017

Donald Trump blames party hardliners for health debacle, as more battles loom

The US President squarely blamed his Republican party's ultra-conservative wing for the most stinging defeat.

published on : 26th March 2017

Trump vows 'great' plan to replace Obamacare

President Donald Trump declared that Obamacare will fall apart and vowed to develop a "great" new health care plan for Americans to take its place.

published on : 25th March 2017

US House Republican health bill would cut women's services 

Women seeking abortions and basic health services would face restrictions and struggle to pay for medical care under the House Republicans' proposed bill.

published on : 10th March 2017

First House health care votes near, Republican dissenters persist

After seven years of saber-rattling, Republicans seem set to start muscling legislation through Congress reshaping the country's health care system.

published on : 4th March 2017