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Several things complicate the area of health policy in America. This includes cost, the multiple layers of government that are involved, and the demands of citizens. The Wiser daily health policy news email will help you navigate these issues to stay as informed as possible. There is no single definition of health policy in the United States. A more accurate representation is that it is a range of laws, regulations and initiatives that govern the way health care is delivered in the country. Organizations and individuals at local, state and national level are involved, along with companies, including some of America's largest. Issues that will be important in the future include disease prevention rather than cure, the aging population, and the rising costs of treatments. The politics surrounding the health care reforms introduced by President Obama still dominate much of the debate. And you can keep up with it all through the Wiser daily health policy news email. Sign up for free today.

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Health Care Premiums Have Gone Down Under Obamacare
Mother Jones • Kevin Drum
Trump signals Mexico wall funding may wait several months for more pressing concerns
CBC Radio-Canada • Reuters
Three Key Investment Challenges At The Interface of Health and Technology
Forbes • Contributor, David Shaywitz
Trump's push to fund wall may be delayed as government shutdown looms
CNBC
Obamacare Is Doing Fine Unless Trump Kills It
Mother Jones • Kevin Drum
Disconnect: Trump, GOP not on same page
The Hill • Alexander Bolton
Trump open to getting border wall money in fall
The Hill • Jordan Fabian
Border wall, health care jeopardize budget days from showdown
Chicago Tribune • Catherine Lucey, Hope Yen
ObamaCare Repeal Needs a Direction
The Wall Street Journal • Bobby Jindal
Trump's Corporate Tax Slash Ignores How Little Companies Already Pay
Forbes • Contributor, Erik Sherman
 
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Affordable Care Act, Health Care Industry
Health Care Premiums Have Gone Down Under Obamacare
Mother JonesKevin Drum
Someone asked me on Twitter if health care premiums had spiked after Obamacare went into effect. That turns out to be a surprisingly hard question to answer. There's loads of data on premiums in the employer market, where premium growth has slowed...
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Affordable Care Act, Barack Obama
Trump signals Mexico wall funding may wait several months for more pressing concerns
CBC Radio-CanadaReuters
U.S. President Donald Trump indicated an openness on Monday to delaying his push to secure funds for his promised border wall with Mexico, potentially eliminating a sticking point as lawmakers worked to avoid a looming shutdown of the federal government. Trump, in...
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Entrepreneurship, Health Care Costs
Three Key Investment Challenges At The Interface of Health and Technology
ForbesContributor, David Shaywitz
Success stories of startups at the interface of technology and health are emerging, but to be a part of them, traditional tech investors may need to get out of their comfort zone a bit, and learn to love, or at least embrace,...
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Affordable Care Act, Barack Obama
Trump's push to fund wall may be delayed as government shutdown looms
CNBC
U.S. President Donald Trump has suggested there is flexibility in his approach to getting funding for a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border as talks to keep the government funded head to an end of week deadline.
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Affordable Care Act, Economic Policy
Obamacare Is Doing Fine Unless Trump Kills It
Mother JonesKevin Drum
The Congressional Budget Office says that Obamacare is in good shape: Under current law, most subsidized enrollees purchasing health insurance coverage in the nongroup market are largely insulated from increases in premiums because their out-of-pocket payments for premiums are based on a...
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Affordable Care Act, Barack Obama
Disconnect: Trump, GOP not on same page
The HillAlexander Bolton
President Trump is on a different page than Republican leaders in Congress just days away from a possible government shutdown. Trump and the White House are pressuring Congress to include funding to build the president’s signature wall on the U.S.-Mexico border as...
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Affordable Care Act, Politics & Policy
Trump open to getting border wall money in fall
The HillJordan Fabian
President Trump said Monday he is open to getting money for his proposed wall at the southern border in the fall, instead of in a spending bill this week. Trump made the comments to group of conservative journalists whom he hosted at...
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Affordable Care Act, Barack Obama
Border wall, health care jeopardize budget days from showdown
Chicago TribuneCatherine Lucey, Hope Yen
(J. Scott Applewhite / AP) Partisan disputes over health care and President Donald Trump's border wall threw must-pass spending legislation into jeopardy Monday days ahead of a government shutdown deadline. The border wall money is fiercely opposed by Democrats, whose votes are...
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Affordable Care Act, Politics & Policy
ObamaCare Repeal Needs a Direction
The Wall Street JournalBobby Jindal
Before you start a journey, it helps to know where you are going. That’s obvious advice—but instructive as Republicans consider next steps in the effort to repeal ObamaCare. Before getting lost in arcane Senate rules, technical modifications to the existing law, or...
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Medicare, Taxation
Trump's Corporate Tax Slash Ignores How Little Companies Already Pay
ForbesContributor, Erik Sherman
Cutting corporate rates to 15% won't stimulate massive investment because companies already pay that little. Individual taxpayers will, again, be left to take up the slack.
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