Health Care


In this Jan. 31, 2017 file photo, Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee Chairman Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., accompanied by the committee's ranking member Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash. speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington.


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GOP senators hit snags in rewrite of health care bill

While most of Washington is fixated on President Donald Trump's firing of FBI chief James Comey and burgeoning investigations into possible connections between Trump's presidential campaign and Russia, Senate Republicans are trying to return to work on their health care bill. In closed meetings, Republicans are trying to write legislation dismantling President Barack Obama's health care law.

All 3 insurers on Arkansas health exchange apply to stay

Firms meet state deadline, submit health-plan details

All three companies that offer plans on Arkansas' health insurance exchange have applied to continue providing coverage in 2018, a spokesman for the Arkansas Insurance Department said Tuesday.

Reducing uninsured hit stall in '16, report shows

After five consecutive years of coverage gains, progress toward reducing the number of uninsured Americans stalled in 2016, according to a government report that underscores the stakes as Republicans try to roll back President Barack Obama's law.

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All-male lineup to craft health bill draws flak

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell fended off criticism Tuesday that a working group of Republican senators he's asked to craft a health care bill lacks women, saying all 52 GOP senators were shaping the legislation.