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Trump era rule that expanded duration of short-term health plans in Democrats’ crosshairs

April 25, 2022

Via: FierceHealthcare

Democratic lawmakers and advocacy groups are making a push to convince the Biden administration to nix a controversial Trump-era rule that expanded the duration of short-term health plans. A collection of more than 40 House Democrats wrote to Department Health […]


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Trump Urges COVID Jabs; Moderna Starts Kids’ Trial; A Decade of Legal Weed

March 17, 2021

Via: MedPageToday

As of Wednesday at 8:00 a.m. EST, the unofficial COVID-19 toll in the U.S. stood at 29,549,554 cases and 536,922 deaths — up 53,647 and 1,261, respectively, over the previous 24 hours. More than 72 million people in the U.S. […]


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Trump says coronavirus vaccine won’t be delivered to New York right away

November 13, 2020

Via: CNBC

President Donald Trump said Friday that the U.S. government would not deliver a coronavirus vaccine to New York if and when one is available. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo “will have to let us know when he’s ready for it […]


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Trump’s executive order on preexisting conditions lacks teeth, experts say

September 28, 2020

Via: The Medical News

Protecting people with preexisting medical conditions is an issue that has followed President Donald Trump his entire first term. Now, Trump has signed an executive order that he says locks in coverage regardless of anyone’s health history. “Any health care […]


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Trump’s coronavirus vaccine czar says U.S. could immunize ‘most susceptible’ Americans by December

September 21, 2020

Via: CNBC

The United States could immunize Americans “most susceptible” to Covid-19 by December if a vaccine is approved before then, President Donald Trump’s coronavirus vaccine czar told CNBC on Monday. The U.S. could also immunize “most of the elderly” and health-care […]


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Trump says states should reopen as U.S. coronavirus outbreak shows signs of slowing

July 27, 2020

Via: CNBC

President Donald Trump said Monday that states should begin reopening their businesses as the coronavirus outbreak in parts of the United States shows its first signs of slowing. “I really do believe a lot of the governors should be opening […]


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Trump signs series of executive orders aimed at lowering drug costs

July 24, 2020

Via: CNBC

President Donald Trump on Friday signed four executive orders aimed at lowering the high cost of prescription drugs in the United States in what would make sweeping changes to the prescription drug market in the U.S. if they are finalized. […]


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Coronavirus vaccine will be made free for Americans who can’t afford it, U.S. officials say

June 16, 2020

Via: CNBC

The coronavirus vaccine will be provided free of charge to Americans who can’t afford it, the Trump administration announced Tuesday. Any American who is “vulnerable, who cannot afford the vaccine and desires the vaccine, we will provide it for free,” […]


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WHO says there’s ‘no empirical evidence’ Trump-touted hydroxychloroquine helps treat or prevent coronavirus

May 27, 2020

Via: CNBC

There is no evidence that the anti-malarial drug President Donald Trump said he was taking to defend against Covid-19 effectively treats or prevents the coronavirus, the World Health Organization said Wednesday. The president has continually touted the drug as a […]


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The Epic Folly Of Trump’s Drug Importation Crusade

January 6, 2020

Via: Forbes

Late last month, the Trump administration released a plan that would green-light the importation of certain drugs from Canada and potentially other foreign countries. The administration’s proposal comes on the heels of legislative pushes by Republican Governor Ron DeSantis of […]


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For Medicare recipients, Trump’s drug price proposal can’t come soon enough

May 11, 2018

Via: CNBC

Seventy-eight-year-old Willie Dawson is hoping President Donald Trump makes good on his promise to bring down high drug prices. She has to juggle her bills to pay for the dozen or so medications she takes to treat conditions that include […]


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To lower drug costs at home, Trump wants higher prices abroad

May 10, 2018

Via: CNBC

WASHINGTON — President Trump, poised on Friday to unveil his strategy to lower prescription drug prices, has an idea that may not be so popular abroad: Bring down costs at home by forcing higher prices in foreign countries that use […]


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Trump budget provides $13 billion to combat opioid crisis

February 13, 2018

Via: Modern Healthcare

Billions will be allocated to fight the opioid epidemic under President Donald Trump’s draft 2019 budget unveiled on Monday, while funding for public health programs and agencies are slated to be slashed for a second straight year.The president’s plan calls […]


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Trump attacks Democrats over health-care funding, citing protests in Britain

February 5, 2018

Via: CNBC

President Donald Trump is citing protests over health care funding in Britain to attack Democrats for “pushing for Universal HealthCare.” Trump says on Twitter Monday: “The Democrats are pushing for Universal HealthCare while thousands of people are marching in the […]


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Trump predicts GOP and Democrats will agree on health care plan

December 26, 2017

Via: CNBC

President Donald Trump is predicting that Democrats and Republicans will “eventually come together “on a new health care plan for the country. Sending a Twitter post early Tuesday from his Florida resort, Trump said “the very unfair and unpopular Individual […]


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Trump declares opioid epidemic a national public health emergency

October 27, 2017

Via: Health Data Management

President Donald Trump on Thursday officially declared the opioid epidemic a national public health emergency under federal law. Industry groups were quick to support the executive action to address the crisis, while calling on the White House and Congress to […]


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Trump appoints Hargan as acting HHS secretary

October 11, 2017

Via: Modern Healthcare

President Donald Trump on Tuesday named Eric Hargan as his new acting HHS secretary.Hargan was confirmed as the deputy HHS secretary recently and was sworn in last week. He will take agency veteran Don Wright’s place as acting secretary in […]


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Four Deals Trump Could Negotiate Now on Healthcare

April 12, 2017

Via: Forbes

Then-Candidate Donald Trump promised “better health care for less money,” and said his administration would negotiate deals for the American people. But with Republican efforts to repeal and replace Obamacare stagnating, that seems elusive. Yet there are winning policy strategies […]


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Trump calls for bipartisan support to repeal the ACA

March 1, 2017

Via: Modern Healthcare

President Donald Trump is calling for members of both parties in Congress to support his ideas to replace the Affordable Care Act.In a speech before Congress Tuesday night, Trump outlined, for the first time, a more detailed healthcare reform package.First, […]


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Trump will meet with governors worried about Medicaid funding

February 24, 2017

Via: Modern Healthcare

As congressional Republicans prepare to repeal and replace Obamacare, worried governors from across the country are scheduled to meet Monday with President Donald Trump to discuss healthcare reform and other issues. The state leaders were slated to first meet with […]