Scroll Top

Health Headlines for Monday, April 16

Where the ACA health insurance exchanges stand in 2018

Modern Health Care

The Affordable Care Act’s health insurance exchanges have proven to be quite sturdy despite a barrage of federal actions that threatened to topple them.

Read more

To Curb Rising Health Insurance Costs, Some States Try ‘Reinsurance Pools’

Pew Charitable Trusts

A couple of years ago, the health insurance exchange in Minnesota – MNsure – was in deep trouble.

Read more

Feds: Increase medication-based treatment for opioids

Associated Press

Deep within President Donald Trump’s plan to combat opioid abuse, overshadowed by his call for the death penalty for some drug traffickers, is a push to expand the use of medication to treat addiction.

Read more

Americans are sticking by Obamacare. If only the GOP would stop trying to kill it.

Washington Post

THE AFFORDABLE Care Act, also known as Obamacare, has endured attack after attack, yet it has not collapsed. Instead, it proves repeatedly that it fills a substantial gap in the U.S. health-care system.

Read more