Doctors Argue Plans To Remedy Surprise Medical Bills Will ‘Shred’ The Safety Net

“What Congress is considering would cut money that vulnerable patients rely on the most. That means seniors, children and Americans who rely on Medicaid would be hurt. … Tell Congress we can end surprise billing without shredding the safety net.” […]

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In A Messy Democratic Presidential Debate, Facts About Medicare For All Get Tossed About

This fact check was produced in partnership with PolitiFact. This story can be republished for free (details). Here we go again. It’s been a month since Democratic presidential hopefuls last took to the debate stage, but Tuesday night in Detroit  10 […]

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A Conservative Group Paints Trump’s Drug-Pricing Experiment As ‘Socialist.’ Is It?

“The Department of Health and Human Services is considering a plan to adopt socialist price controls from foreign countries.” Americans for Tax Reform televised ad As part of its effort to curb high prescription drug costs, the Trump administration is […]

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Health Care Gets Heated On Night 2 Of The Democratic Presidential Debate

This fact check was produced in partnership with PolitiFact. This story can be republished for free (details). On Thursday, the second night of the first Democratic primary debate, 10 presidential hopefuls took the stage and health issues became an early flashpoint. […]

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‘Medicare For All’ Emerges As Early Divide In First Democratic Debate

This fact check was produced in partnership with PolitiFact. This story can be republished for free (details). During Wednesday night’s Democratic presidential primary debate — the first in a two-night event viewed as the de facto launch of the primary season […]

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Did The ACA Create Preexisting Condition Protections For People In Employer Plans?

“The most important part of Obamacare…is the protection against pre-existing condition discrimination that extended to more than 150 million Americans, folks who get their health insurance through their employer.” Sen. Chris Coons on May 14, 2019, on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” […]

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Trump’s Talk On Preexisting Conditions Doesn’t Match His Administration’s Actions

Delivering remarks on surprise medical billing, which is a concern that has drawn bipartisan interest, President Donald Trump waded into another high-profile health issue: making sure insurance protects people who have preexisting health conditions. This fact check was produced in […]

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Eric Swalwell’s Tweet About Georgia’s New Abortion Restriction Only Slightly Off-Key

“The so-called ‘heartbeat’ law outlaws abortion before most women even know that they’re pregnant. This is one of the most restrictive anti-abortion laws in our country.” Eric Swalwell on May 8, 2019, in a tweet. Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp signed […]

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