Obamacare

Trump order to roll back some Obamacare requirements: White House

Trump order to roll back some Obamacare requirements: White House

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
Obamacare repeal bill 'dead' as key Republican Susan Collins opposes Trump

Obamacare repeal bill 'dead' as key Republican Susan Collins opposes Trump

A last-ditch attempt by Donald Trump and Senate Republicans to dismantle Obamacare has collapsed.

Sep 26, 2017, 16:52 PM IST

Donald Trump slams John McCain, says Republicans will ''eventually'' repeal Obamacare

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
US President Donald Trump pressuring Republicans to vote again on healthcare bill

US President Donald Trump pressuring Republicans to vote again on healthcare bill

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 Senate rejects partial Obamacare repeal, bitter blow to Donald Trump

US Senate rejects partial Obamacare repeal, bitter blow to Donald Trump

US Republicans failed in their latest effort to dismantle Obamacare .

Jul 28, 2017, 11:35 AM IST

Ryan assures Republican senators House will not pass 'skinny' Obamacare repeal

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
US Senate approves start of debate to repeal ObamaCare

US Senate approves start of debate to repeal ObamaCare

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
Donald Trump pleads with U.S. Republicans to roll back Obamacare

Donald Trump pleads with U.S. Republicans to roll back Obamacare

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

US Republicans' push to roll back Obamacare faces crucial test

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

US Republicans divided after second healthcare bill collapses

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

Donald Trump suggests just repeal Obamacare, then try to replace it

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
Donald Trump to Senate Republicans: kill Obamacare now, replace later

Donald Trump to Senate Republicans: kill Obamacare now, replace later

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
Donald Trump attacks New York Times for carrying 'false story', labels it 'fake news joke'

Donald Trump attacks New York Times for carrying 'false story', labels it 'fake news joke'

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
Medicaid: What Obamacare rollback would mean for breast cancer patients

Medicaid: What Obamacare rollback would mean for breast cancer patients

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
 Donald Trump reaches out to lawmakers on healthcare as another says ''no''

Donald Trump reaches out to lawmakers on healthcare as another says ''no''

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
Trump wants to end key Obamacare subsidies

Trump wants to end key Obamacare subsidies

US President Donald Trump has told advisers that he wants to end payments of key Obamacare subsidies, a media report said.
 

May 20, 2017, 18:04 PM IST
Obamacare 'dead': Donald Trump after GOP health bill victory

Obamacare 'dead': Donald Trump after GOP health bill victory

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 shares podium with Donald Trump

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
US House of Representatives passes bill to repeal Obamacare

US House of Representatives passes bill to repeal Obamacare

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
Trump faces major test as vote looms on US healthcare bill

Trump faces major test as vote looms on US healthcare bill

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