President Trump’s visit to the Department of Health and Human Services Thursday is the latest move in his administration’s fight to lower prescription drug costs, increase choice and flexibility within health plans offered under the Affordable Care Act aka Obamacare, and defeat progressive calls for Medicare for All.
Gil Cisneros, a Democrat running for Congress in the traditionally conservative enclave of California’s Orange County, is backing off his support for single-payer style healthcare reforms in the general election after supporting them during the primary race.
The medical center where Kim Schrier, the Democratic candidate in Washington’s 8th congressional district, works as a doctor is continuing to come under fire for its practices.
New York gubernatorial candidate Cynthia Nixon (D.) said in a new interview that lawmakers should pass her plan for a state universal health care program before they figure out how to fund it, adding that she does not have a way to pay for it.
Republican candidate for Ohio governor Mike DeWine released additional details of his plan on Tuesday to improve health care while reducing costs.
A claim by some Democrats that a ‘Medicare for All’ health care plan would save the United States $2 trillion is based on a cherry-picked reading of a study which, in fact, shows such a plan would dramatically increase health care expenditures, a Washington Post fact check determined.