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The Trump Effect: Healthcare

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FILE PHOTO: A sign on an insurance store advertises Obamacare in San Ysidro

Obamacare sign-ups rise but overall enrollment set to fall

The number of consumers who signed up for 2018 Obamacare health insurance surpassed the 1 million mark in the second-to-last week of enrollment, the government said on Wednesday, but it did not appear to be enough to grow the program.

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U.S. states sue to block Trump Obamacare subsidies cut

Eighteen U.S. states sued President Donald Trump's administration on Friday to stop him from scrapping a key component of Obamacare, subsidies to insurers that help millions of low-income people pay medical expenses, even as Trump invited Democratic leaders to negotiate a deal.

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White House says it can't lawfully pay Obamacare subsidies

President Donald Trump will stop payments worth billions of dollars to health insurers to subsidize low-income Americans, the White House said on Thursday, a move health insurers have warned will cause chaos in insurance markets and a spike in premiums.

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Trump says he's likely to sign healthcare order this week

President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he likely will sign an order this week that is expected to allow Americans to buy stripped-down health insurance policies, a step some experts say would further undermine the Obamacare law that Trump opposes.

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Trump undermines U.S. birth control coverage requirement

President Donald Trump's administration on Friday undermined requirements under the Obamacare law that employers provide insurance to cover women's birth control, keeping a campaign pledge that pleased his conservative Christian supporters.

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Obamacare sign-up challenge: proving the law is not dead

More than two thousand miles away from the healthcare debate in Washington, President Donald Trump's threats to let Obamacare collapse are sowing confusion about its fate and dampening 2018 enrollment expectations.

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FDA aims to speed up arrival of complex generic drugs

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Monday announced a series of measures designed to speed to market generic versions of complex drugs such as Mylan NV's emergency EpiPen in an effort to address the rising cost of pharmaceuticals.

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