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President Trump warned that the Obamacare insurance markets remain in serious danger "bad things are going to happen to Obamacare," he told reporters at the White House.
Sharp Healthcare has designed a program to give elderly patients the care they want at home and keep them out of the hospital.
Axing essential benefits could bring back the pre-ACA days when insurers avoided expensive patients by excluding services they needed.
Four former commissioners of the Food and Drug Administration argue that consumer drug importation remains too risky to permit.
Proposed changes could potentially saddle people on Medicaid with unaffordable medical bills, shortchange providers, and raise costs throughout the healthcare system.
A per-capita system would shift costs and financial risks to the states and could force them to cut benefits or eligibility.
Insurance plans initially reject about 75% of all requests for Repatha, although they eventually approve about half.
Requiring a "community health needs assessment" was part of a package of rules included in the ACA to ensure that nonprofit hospitals justify the tax exemption they receive.
Scott Gottlieb's career has included two previous stints at the FDA, practicing as a physician, and writer/editor roles at prestigious medical journals.
Programs to circumvent litigation by offering prompt disclosure, apology and compensation for mistakes as an alternative to malpractice suits are becoming more popular.