President Trump is due to sign an executive order Thursday morning intended to allow individuals and small businesses to buy a long-disputed type of health insurance that skirts state regulations and Affordable Care Act protections.
The narrowly defeated bill had been strongly condemned by key physician, hospital, and health insurance interest groups, and they made known their pleasure at its demise shortly after Friday’s early morning vote.
Nurse leaders could provide President Trump with insights to improve the nation's health and healthcare system, but they have not yet been included in the president's talks regarding healthcare reform.
The individual mandate tops the list of regulations that healthcare leaders would eliminate, followed by a general appeal to simplify and reduce provider documentation regulations, according to the Healthcare in the Trump Era survey.
While 41% of executives are generally positive about the potential impact of a Trump administration, nearly as many (37%) are generally negative about the prospects. The figures regarding Tom Price at HHS and Seema Verma at CMS are similar in a HealthLeaders Media...
Healthcare leaders prefer seeing changes to the Affordable Care Act rather than a wholesale repeal and replace. The results are from a new HealthLeaders Media survey that explores healthcare in the Trump era.