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Judge upholds short-term plan expansion in Trump win against ACA

Dive Brief: A district judge ruled in favor of a controversial Trump administration policy expanding the sale of short-term health insurance Friday, advancing conservative efforts to weaken the Affordable Care Act. Judge Richard Leon of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia rejected plaintiffs’ claims that the limited coverage unlawfully undermines the ACA,… Read More »

Judge Blocks Trump Rule Requiring Drug Companies to List Prices in TV Ads

A federal judge ruled on Monday that the Trump administration cannot force pharmaceutical companies to disclose the list price of their drugs in television ads, dealing a blow to one of the president’s most visible efforts to pressure drug companies to lower their prices. Judge Amit P. Mehta, of the United States District Court in… Read More »

Former Trump FDA chief Scott Gottlieb warns ‘Medicare for All’ would hold back medical progress

President Trump’s former Food and Drug Administration chief waded into the “Medicare for All” debate on Friday, warning that access to life-saving treatments could suffer if the government were to become the only payer of healthcare services. “I think it would squelch innovation, and I think it would hold back medical progress,” Scott Gottlieb said… Read More »