US President Donald Trump on Thursday will sign an executive order aiming to make it easier for Americans to buy bare-bones health insurance plans and to circumvent rules put in place under Obamacare, the White House said on Thursday.Oct 12, 2017, 20:28 PM IST
A last-ditch attempt by Donald Trump and Senate Republicans to dismantle Obamacare has collapsed.Sep 26, 2017, 16:52 PM IST
The President acknowledged that McCain`s opposition hurt the Republicans` repeal efforts, but insisted the party would "go back" and press for repeal.Sep 23, 2017, 10:44 AM IST
Republican congressional leaders have not made any comments after Donald Trump`s messages on the weekend, but on Friday they expressed their intention to put the healthcare matter on the back burner and focus on other pending initiatives, including tax reform.Jul 31, 2017, 09:52 AM IST
US Republicans failed in their latest effort to dismantle Obamacare .Jul 28, 2017, 11:35 AM IST
As the contents of the skinny bill were released, the Senate also passed a measure that would permanently repeal the Obamacare tax on high-cost, employer-provided insurance along party lines.Jul 28, 2017, 10:10 AM IST
Senator John McCain of Arizona, despite his recent diagnosis of brain cancer, returned to Washington exclusively for Tuesday`s session so that he could vote on the motion to begin debate on the healthcare matter.
Jul 26, 2017, 12:34 PM IST
President Donald Trump made a last-ditch plea to U.S. Senate Republicans on Monday to "do the right thing" and fulfil seven years of campaign promises to repeal and replace former President Barack Obama's signature health care law.Jul 25, 2017, 07:45 AM IST
A seven-year Republican effort to repeal and replace Obamacare faces a major test this week in the US Senate.Jul 24, 2017, 20:34 PM IST
Republicans in the U.S. Congress were in chaos over healthcare legislation after a second attempt to pass a bill in the Senate collapsed late on Monday, with President Donald Trump calling for an outright repeal of Obamacare and others seeking a change in direction toward bipartisanship.Jul 18, 2017, 11:56 AM IST
Trump's suggestion has the potential to harden divisions within the GOP as conservatives like Paul and Sasse complain that McConnell's bill does not go far enough in repealing Obama's health care law while moderates criticise it as overly harsh in kicking people off insurance roles, shrinking the Medicaid safety net and increasing premiums for older Americans.
Jul 01, 2017, 08:42 AM IST
US President Donald Trump urged Republican US senators on Friday to repeal Obamacare immediately if they cannot agree on a new health care plan to take its place.Jun 30, 2017, 16:40 PM IST
United States President Donald Trump has attacked The New York Times again for carrying another "false story" and labeled the paper as a "fake news joke" .Jun 28, 2017, 21:03 PM IST
Women living in lower-income areas in the US with breast cancer were more likely to be diagnosed with advanced stages of the disease as a result of the rollback of the Medicaid coverage, says a study.Jun 28, 2017, 15:45 PM IST
Five Republican senators have announced they will not support the bill, which is designed to repeal and replace Obamacare, in its current form.Jun 24, 2017, 09:18 AM IST
US President Donald Trump has told advisers that he wants to end payments of key Obamacare subsidies, a media report said.
US President Donald Trump has declared Obamacare "essentially dead" after the Republican healthcare bill was narrowly passed by the House of Representatives.May 05, 2017, 15:03 PM IST
Indian-American Seema Verma, the key architectect of the US' new healthcare bill, shared the podium with President Donald Trump who hailed her contribution in convincing several lawmakers on the need to repeal and replace Obamacare.May 05, 2017, 14:53 PM IST
The US House of Representatives on Thursday narrowly passed a Republican effort to repeal and replace Obamacare, delivering a welcome victory to President Donald Trump after early legislative stumbles.May 05, 2017, 00:18 AM IST
House Republican leaders have expressed confidence the bill would pass and several party moderates who previously objected to the measure got behind it on Wednesday, giving it new momentum.May 04, 2017, 19:10 PM IST