Breaking Health Care News

Find the latest Health Care News from News Break the most trusted news destination from around the web.

DNC CEO: ‘I Don’t Know’ How To Pay For Single-Payer Health Care

Cynthia Nixon, who ran against New York Gov. Chris Cuomo in the Democratic Party,insisted in Septemberthat she will figure out how to fund the program after a bill gets passed.

THE DAILY CALLER - 2018-11-14 11:58:00

WATCH: DNC CEO Is Asked How Democrats Will Pay For Health Care. She Has No Idea.

Seema Nanda, CEO of the Democratic National Committee, was asked on Tuesday how the Democrats intended to pay for a multi-trillion dollar government-run single-payer health care system. She had no idea.Nanda made the remarks while being interviewed by Yahoo Finance at its "All Markets Summit: Americ


The Path Forward on Health Reform for Conservatives

Americans care, immensely, about health care. A Washington Post study found that health care was the most Googled subject in nearly every single county. Polls repeatedly showed that the number one issue voters wanted their elected representatives to address was the high cost of health coverage.


On Health Care, Dems Go From Running to Baby Steps

The midterm elections all but ended the Republican push to repeal the 2010 law known as Obamacare, but as a defining issue for Democrats in their takeover of the House, health care will likely remain near the top of lawmakers’ policy and political agenda.


Perspective | Four years after scandal, VA gets praise for health care but falls short on access

This week of Veterans Day, more than four years after a patient wait-list scandal shamed the department and almost two years into President Trump’s reign, is a good time to take stock of VA.


Trump's approval rating at 47 percent after midterms

The survey, conducted by Hill.TV and the HarrisX polling company found that 23 percent of voters said they "strongly approved" of Trump, while 24 percent said they "somewhat" approved of him.

THE HILL - 2018-11-14 17:55:38

CNN poll: Majority say midterms were repudiation of Republican policies

WASHINGTON (CNN)A majority of Americans say the 2018 midterms were mostly about the rejection of Republican policies, but Democrats may have more of a mandate this time around than in past election cycles, according to a new CNN poll conducted bySSRS.

CNN - 2018-11-14 17:03:27

Ocasio-Cortez will find it difficult to transition from campaigning to governing, says GOP strategist

"I think that [Ocasio-] Cortez is going to find it very difficult to make the transition from campaigning to actually governing," Duppler, founder and president of Forward Strategies, told Hill.TV's Buck Sexton and Krystal Ball on "Rising."

THE HILL - 2018-11-14 16:17:29

Schumer reelected as Senate Democratic Leader

Schumer, in a statement, said he was “excited and humbled” to remain in the top Democratic spot.

THE HILL - 2018-11-14 15:26:44

Trump tried to broker House leadership deal, promote loyalist Jim Jordan, report says

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump tried to broker a deal to settle House Republicans' leadership struggle that could result in one of his most loyal defenders becoming the ranking member on the Judiciary Committee, Politico reports. With the support of his party's right flank, Ohio Rep. Jim Jorda

USA TODAY - 2018-11-14 14:43:48

Pharma's grip on the health care economy

Approximately 63% of the profit total went to drug companies, even though they collected 23% of the revenue — numbers thatmirrorourpast analyses.Pfizer had the highest profit total ($4.1 billion) of any publicly traded health care company in the third quarter. Pfizer also said it willgo backto its "


Laura Ingraham Goes On 10-Minute Rant Against Diverse New Members Of Congress

The Fox News host dubbed Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ayanna Pressley, Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar the “four horsewomen of the apocalypse."

HUFFINGTONPOST - 2018-11-14 13:09:59

With Divided Congress, Health Care Action Hightails It to the States

State Medicaid work requirements, prescription drug prices, insurance exchanges and short-term health plans are among the areas with the potential for substantial change. Some states with new Democratic leaders may also withdraw from a multistate lawsuit aimed at killing the 2010 health care law or


What the Democratic House majority means for Medicare for All

Thousands of people dialed into a call Tuesday evening to strategize how Democrats can make unprecedented progress on Medicare for All. A week after the midterm elections handed House Democrats the majority, organizers with National Nurses United hosted a conference call with lawmakers, activists, a


Hunt finally submits to My Health Record arm-twists as opt-out window extended | ZDNet

He confirmed that the opt-out period, due to end this Thursday, will now end on January 31. This gives Australians nearly seven more weeks to opt out of the controversial centralised digital health records system before a record is created for them automatically.


Ojeda says Democratic leadership is not in line with what the party is supposed to be

West Virginia state Sen. Richard Ojeda (D) said in an interview that aired Tuesday on "Rising" that Senate MinorityChuck Schumer(New York), House Minority LeaderNancy Pelosi(California), and Rep.Maxine Waters(California) were not truly in line with the party.


Progressive House Dem pushes for vote on 'Medicare for all' bill

Rep.Pramila Jayapal(D-Wash.), a top progressive Democrat in the House, on Tuesday called for hearings and a vote on "Medicare for all" legislation now that her party has taken back the House.


Veterans Have No Better Friend than President Trump | The White House

President Trump has signed the most substantial veterans’ health-care reform in a generation, making Veterans Choice a permanent part of American law. Today our veterans have access to the real-time, world-class care they have earned, whether at a private health-care provider or the Department of Ve


GOP can send their House majority off with a bang if they follow Democrats' lame-duck example

After two years of unified government and little to show for it, Republicans have from now until the end of the December to maximize their House and Senate majorities, with President Trump in the White House.


3 Top Healthcare Stocks to Buy in November -- The Motley Fool

An insurer, a medical device company, and a healthcare Goliath could all be smart additions to portfolios this month.