Trump says he’ll submit healthcare reforms in early or mid-March

Reuters

President Donald Trump said on Thursday he would be submitting planned reforms to the Affordable Care Act in early March or mid-March.

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Cuomo’s Proposal on Controlling Prescription Drug Costs Under Microscope

Time Warner Cable News

Top health officials in Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s administration say they’re prepared to handle a repeal of the federal Affordable Care Act, even as the executive budget itself doesn’t reflect the uncertainty in Washington.

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Republican Health Proposal Would Redirect Money From Poor to Rich

New York Times

Republicans in Congress have been saying for months that they are working on a plan to repeal and replace Obamacare in the Trump era.

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UnitedHealth sued by U.S. government over Medicare charges

Reuters

The U.S. Justice Department has joined a whistleblower lawsuit against UnitedHealth Group Inc that claims the country’s largest health insurer and its units and affiliates overcharged Medicare hundreds of millions of dollars, a law firm representing the whistleblower said on Thursday.

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Trump’s pick to lead health agency calls EpiPen issue ‘disturbing’

Reuters

U.S. President Donald Trump’s choice to lead an important health agency said on Thursday that the way pharmaceutical companies classify products as generic or branded needs to be reviewed in order to help hold down government spending, as she cited Mylan NV’s EpiPen emergency allergy treatment.

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