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Payers, employers protest price transparency rule as wrong-headed

Dive Brief: The nation’s health insurance lobby pushed back against the Trump administration’s attempt to wrangle insurers into a broader effort to force the secret, negotiated rates with hospitals out into the open, according to comments submitted to the federal government on the proposed rule.  Employer groups also expressed skepticism, worried the disclosure will clash… Read More »

Trump administration asks Supreme Court not to rule on Obamacare ahead of election

The Department of Justice doesn’t want the Supreme Court to fast-track a case that could result in Obamacare being thrown out ahead of the presidential election, despite its position that the healthcare law should be abolished. If the court agrees with the Trump administration, then President Trump and Republicans will be spared the possibility of… Read More »

U.S. judge strikes down Trump administration rule requiring drug prices in TV ads

(Reuters) – A federal judge on Monday dealt a blow to the Trump administration by striking down a new rule that would have forced pharmaceutical companies to include the wholesale prices of their drugs in television advertising. A pharmacist refills a container in a drug dispensing machine at the Rock Canyon pharmacy in Provo, Utah,… Read More »

Planned Parenthood barred from Title X funds under final rule

Under a final rule released today, Planned Parenthood and other programs where abortion is a method of family planning, are barred from getting Title X federal funding. The rule also prohibits referrals for abortion as a method of family planning. The final rule does not bar nondirective counseling on abortion, but eliminates the requirement that… Read More »