Health care costs

In this photo provided by Clare Schexnyder, small business owner Clare Schexnyder, 49, poses with her daughter, Sofi, in their kitchen in Decatur, Ga., on Jan. 27, 2017. A breast cancer survivor, Schexnyder says she wouldn’t be alive if not for the Obamacare that paid for her mammograms, and finds it “unforgiveable” that Republicans are sabotaging access to affordable health care. (Clare Schexnydervia AP)
March 26, 2017 - 3:15 am
ATLANTA (AP) — Americans who have benefited from the Affordable Care Act are feeling some relief at the failure of Republican efforts to repeal it, but they face new anxieties with President Donald Trump tweeting that "ObamaCare will explode." Premiums have risen and major insurers have backed out...
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March 17, 2017 - 6:00 pm
How do insurance companies decide what medicines to pay for and when to pay for them? Insurers and other payers look first at how well the drug works — not its cost — when they decide whether to cover the latest treatments, according to the nation's largest pharmacy benefits manager, Express...
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Men walk by an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Wednesday, March 8, 2017. Asian stocks declined Wednesday after Wall Street retreated for a second day following President Donald Trump's comments about reducing drug prices. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
March 08, 2017 - 12:30 am
BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets were mixed Wednesday after Wall Street retreated for a second straight day following President Donald Trump's comments about reducing drug prices. KEEPING SCORE: Tokyo's Nikkei 225 index shed 0.5 percent to 19,240.85 and the Shanghai Composite Index gained 0.1...
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White House Press secretary Sean Spicer walks out of the West Wing of the White House in Washington to speak with members of the media, Monday, March 6, 2017. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
March 07, 2017 - 12:51 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on new Republican legislation to replace the health care law (all times local): 12:50 p.m. White House spokesman Sean Spicer says the president is "absolutely committed" to the new House Republican health care legislation, as several conservative groups line up in...
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FILE - In this Feb. 17, 2017 file photo, the Capitol is seen at sunup in Washington. House Republicans on March 6, released their long-awaited plan for unraveling former President Barack Obama's health care law, a package that would scale back the government's role in health care and likely leave more Americans uninsured. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
March 07, 2017 - 10:36 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on new Republican legislation to replace the health care law (all times local): 10:35 a.m. One Republican senator is already rallying opposition to the House GOP's new plan to replace President Barack Obama's health law. Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky calls the plan "...
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