• Trump Administration Freezes Payments to Affordable Care Act Insurers with Sicker Patients

    7 monthes ago - By Fortune

    The U.S. agency that administers Obamacare is freezing payments to insurers that cover sicker patients, saying a federal court ruling ties its hands. The move brought a sharp response from health insurers warning of market disruptions and higher costs.
    The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services said Saturday that the February action by the trial court in New Mexico "prevents CMS from making further collections or payments under the risk adjustment program, including amounts for the 2017 benefit year, until the litigation is resolved."
    The court's ruling bars the agency from collecting or...
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  • U.S. Opposition to Breast-Feeding Resolution Stuns World Health Officials

    7 monthes ago - By NY Times

    Trade sanctions. Withdrawal of military aid. The Trump administration used both to try to block a measure that was considered uncontroversial and embraced by countries around the world.
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