Thursday, March 23, 2017

Health

Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price speaks outside the West Wing of the White House in Washington, Monday, March 13, 2017, after Congress' nonpartisan budget analysts reported that 14 million people would lose coverage next year under the House bill dismantling former President Barack Obama's health care law. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

BY CALVIN WOODWARD and RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR WASHINGTON (AP) — The Congressional Budget Office report on a Republican health care bill has set off an intense reaction in Washington, and some ...
In this Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017 photo, Matt Garlock, of Mansfield, Mass., poses for a photo in a bar in Somerville, Mass. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

BY MALCOLM RITTER NEW YORK (AP) — Matt Garlock has trouble making out what his friends say in loud bars, but when he got a hearing test, the result was ...
President Donald Trump gestures while speaking during a meeting on healthcare in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, March 13, 2017. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

BY ERICA WERNER WASHINGTON (AP) —€” The White House and Republican leaders in Congress scrambled on Tuesday to shore up support for their health care bill as critics went on ...
President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with his Cabinet in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, March 13, 2017. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

BY ALAN FRAM and RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR WASHINGTON (AP) — Fourteen million Americans would lose coverage next year under House Republican legislation remaking the nation’s health care system, and that number ...
President Donald Trump holds up a handmade card, made by the son of Greg Knox, who was a participant in a meeting on healthcare in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, March 13, 2017. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

BY CATHERINE LUCEY WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump sought to highlight complaints about the Obama health care law Monday, including a gripe of his own, that the law is ...
In this March 9, 2017 file photo, House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis. uses charts and graphs to make his case for the GOP's long-awaited plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

BY HOPE YEN WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans pushing a plan to dismantle Barack Obama’s health care law are bracing for a Congressional Budget Office analysis widely expected to conclude that ...
In this Thursday, March 9, 2017, photo, Dr. Michael Russum, left, checks patient Ruby Giron in Denver Health Medical Center's primary care clinic located in a low-income neighborhood in southwest Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

BY KELLI KENNEDY FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — When Colorado expanded Medicaid coverage under former President Barack Obama’s health care law, the largest provider in the Denver region hired more ...
Vice President Mike Pence, right, and Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin address a group of business owners to gather support for the repeal and replacement of the Affordable Care Act at the Harshaw Trane Parts and Distribution Center, Saturday, March. 11, 2017, in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)

BY KEN THOMAS LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence appealed for total GOP congressional support for a White House-backed health overhaul during a brief visit Saturday to Kentucky, ...
Vice President Mike Pence speaks to the Latino Coalition's "Make Small Business Great Again Policy Summit" in Washington, Thursday, March 9, 2017. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

BY KEN THOMAS WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence is taking the Trump administration’s case for a health care overhaul to Kentucky, where one of the state’s GOP senators ...
Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, left, talks with Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky. during a news conference on health care, Tuesday, March 7, 2017, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

BY STEPHEN OHLEMACHER WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans hate “Obamacare,” so House GOP leaders freak out whenever their health care bill is compared to President Barack Obama’s law. But one reason ...
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