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Sep 23, 2018
US seeks to curtail green cards for immigrants using public aid, says use of Medicaid, housing vouchers can result in disqualificationThe US Department of Homeland Security said current and past receipt of certain public benefits above thresholds would be considered "a heavily weighed negative factor" in granting green cards as well as temporary stays.
Sep 26, 2017
Republicans' Obamacare repeal push left for dead: Maine senator Susan Collins joins three other GOP colleagues in opposing billThe Maine moderate said in a statement that the legislation would make "devastating" cuts in the Medicaid program for poor and disabled people, drive up premiums for millions and weaken protections Obamacare gives people with pre-existing medical conditions.
Jul 23, 2017
Donald Trump's healthcare bill: 5 reasons why it would fail in US Senate, and 3 why it may notThere are many reasons why the Senate will probably reject Republicans' crowning bill razing much of former Barack Obama's healthcare law
Jul 10, 2017
US Congress in disarray: Reforms stalled as Republicans look to pass budget, healthcare bill by 16 JulyCongress is still trying to send President Donald Trump his first unqualified legislative triumph, six months after Republicans took control of Washington.
May 23, 2017
Donald Trump releases 2018 budget request: 'Takes a meat cleaver to the middle class,' says Chuck SchumerPresident Donald Trump releases a 2018 budget request on Tuesday that includes huge Medicaid cuts and changes to anti-poverty programs as it strives to balance the budget within a decade, the White House said in previewing the plan.
May 05, 2017
Major victory for Donald Trump as US House passes healthcare bill to repeal parts of ObamacareUS House of Representatives approved a bill on Thursday to repeal major parts of Obamacare and replace it with a Republican healthcare plan, handing President Donald Trump his biggest legislative victory but setting up a tough fight in the Senate.
Mar 24, 2017
US: President Donald Trump, in ultimatum, demands make-or-break health vote on FridayAbandoning negotiations, President Donald Trump demanded a make-or-break vote on health care legislation in the House, threatening to leave "Obamacare" in place and move on to other issues if Friday's vote fails.
Mar 07, 2017
US Republicans unveil Obamacare replacement, draw flak from DemocratsLong-awaited legislation to dismantle Obamacare was unwrapped on Monday by US Republicans, immediately drawing fire from Democrats.
Jul 21, 2016
Transforming healthcare: Why America should learn from AAP's Mohalla clinics in DelhiRevolutionary healthcare-related ideas, like the AAP's Mohalla clinics, are going to come from the developing countries, and not the developed ones.
Dec 06, 2013
US charges 49 Russian diplomats with healthcare fraudAccording to the charges, filed in November and unsealed on Thursday, the diplomats' families got around $1.5 million in benefits from the Medicaid program for families with very low monthly incomes - in many cases around $3,000 or less. The benefits covered costs related to pregnancies, births and infant care, the charges say.