Politic > Health

Experts: Protections on pre-existing conditions at risk

4 monthes ago   |   By My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - The Trump administration's latest move against "Obamacare" could jeopardize legal protections on pre-existing medical conditions for millions of people with employer coverage, particularly workers in small businesses, say law and insurance experts.
At issue is Attorney General Jeff Sessions' recent decision that the Justice Department will no longer defend key parts of the Obama-era Affordable Care Act in court. That includes the law's unpopular requirement to carry health insurance, but also widely supported provisions that protect people with pre-existing medical conditions...
Read more ...

 


Search by Tags

   Health  


Supreme Court Blocks Commerce Secretary Questioning In Census Lawsuits For Now

Supreme Court Blocks Commerce Secretary Questioning In Census Lawsuits For Now

The Supreme Court granted the Trump administration's request to temporarily shield Wilbur Ross from facing questioning under oath in challenges to the 2020 census citizenship... Read more ...

From 'Lyin' Ted To 'Beautiful': How Trump And Cruz Found Political Love

From 'Lyin' Ted To 'Beautiful': How Trump And Cruz Found Political Love

Donald Trump once accused Ted Cruz's father essentially of being linked to the assassination of John F. Kennedy. On Monday, he flew to the Texas senator's hometown and gave him... Read more ...

As Migrant Caravan Winds North, Trump Vows To Cut Aid To Countries They're...

As Migrant Caravan Winds North, Trump Vows To Cut Aid To Countries They're Fleeing

Thousands of mostly Central American migrants have crossed into Mexico with hopes of reaching the U.S. But Trump doesn't like it, and he's threatening to punish the countries... Read more ...

Trans People Say They WontBeErased, As Trump Administration Mulls Defining 'Sex'

Trans People Say They WontBeErased, As Trump Administration Mulls Defining 'Sex'

"The agency's proposed definition would define sex as either male or female, unchangeable, and determined by the genitals that a person is born with," The New York Times... Read more ...

U.S. To End Cold War-Era Nuclear Arms Treaty With Russia, Trump Says

U.S. To End Cold War-Era Nuclear Arms Treaty With Russia, Trump Says

The 1987 INF treaty banned ground-launched ballistic and cruise missiles with an intermediate range. For years, U.S. officials have accused Russia of violating the treaty... Read more ...

First Florida Governor's Debate Becomes The Donald Trump Debate

First Florida Governor's Debate Becomes The Donald Trump Debate

Andrew Gillum and Ron DeSantis touched on accusations of racism and corruption before turning to the man who made DeSantis the GOP nominee. Read more ...

Messy House Republican Leadership Battle Looms After Midterms

Messy House Republican Leadership Battle Looms After Midterms

The GOP lacks a clear heir apparent to take the place of House Speaker Paul Ryan. Read more ...

Republican Senators Doubt Saudi Arabia's Account Of Jamal Khashoggi's Death

Republican Senators Doubt Saudi Arabia's Account Of Jamal Khashoggi's Death

Sen. Bob Corker said he believes Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman was involved in the journalist's killing. Read more ...

Russia Warns Trump Treaty End a 'Very Dangerous Step'

Russia Warns Trump Treaty End a 'Very Dangerous Step'

A day after President Trump announced his intention to scrap a landmark arms control deal with Russia, the Kremlin called the pullout "a very dangerous step." Trump is sending... Read more ...

Top Scot Skips Event That Risks 'Legitimizing' Bannon

Top Scot Skips Event That Risks 'Legitimizing' Bannon

Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has pulled out of an Edinburgh conference because former White House strategist Steve Bannon is scheduled to speak at the event. In a... Read more ...