Millions of Americans visited new online health insurance exchanges as enrolment opened Tuesday, suggesting a broad national appetite for the affordable coverage that President Barack Obama has promised with his health care law. But many people quickly encountered technological problems that prevented them from getting rates, comparing health plans or signing up.
REUTERS/Carlos BarriaThe Trump administration may no longer enforce a rule requiring individual Americans to carry health insurance or pay a penalty if they do not, a senior White House official said on Sunday.
Speaking on ABC's "This Week" program, Kellyanne Conway, counselor to the president, said President Donald Trump "may stop enforcing the individual mandate."
AP Photo/Cliff OwenHouse Republicans like to say their health plan is all about offering Americans choices. So what does it say about those choices if 52 million Americans, offered health insurance in the market designed to Republican specifications, will choose to buy no insurance at all?
Thomson ReutersWASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senate Democrats plan to fight some of President-elect Donald Trump's choices for top administration jobs, but history and the party's minority status in the chamber are not on their side.
If you look around the U.S. market these days you are likely to find the most value from a quantitative perspective in the energy and healthcare sectors. The former area is tricky because the underlying commodity price is so crucial to the profitability of many industry participants. Pipeline owners and large integrated energy plays depend less on the actual commodity price, but because of that you will likely find less value in safer subsets of the industry.
Rep. Jason Chaffetz attempted to sell the new Republican healthcare plan on Tuesday by asking Americans to purchase health insurance instead of buying an iPhone.
Appearing on CNN's "New Day" on Tuesday, the Utah Republican dismissed questions about whether fewer Americans would be covered by the GOP's Affordable Care Act replacement.
REUTERS/Jim YoungWASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Republican presidential front-runner candidate Donald Trump on Wednesday unveiled proposals for reforming U.S. healthcare that included repealing Obamacare, allowing prescription drugs to be imported, and turning the Medicaid program for the poor into block grants to states.