healthcare

Senado tumba última vía de Trump contra Obamacare con voto crucial de McCain

 07/28/2017 - 05:39
El senador republicano por Arizona John McCain abandona el senado mientras los esfuerzos para revocar y reemplazar Obamacare continúan en el Capitolio, en Washington DC (Estados Unidos) hoy, jueves 27 de julio de 2017. La cámara trabaja en la llamada 'ley flaca' de derogación para revocar la ley de salud impulsada por el expresidente Barack Obama. EFE/SHAWN THEW

El senador por Arizona y excandidato a la Presidencia regresó a Washington el pasado martes tras una operación y el diagnóstico de cáncer, para votar a favor de abrir en el Senado el debate sobre Obamacare y urgió a recuperar el espíritu bipartidista en temas de interés nacional.

Friday, July 28, 2017 - 5:26am
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Republican health plan is a death sentence for US Latinos, Democrats say.

 06/29/2017 - 03:51
Spectators listen as US Democratic Senator from New Jersey Bob Menendez delivers remarks at a press conference in opposition to the Senate Republican health care bill on the US Capitol grounds in Washington, DC, USA, 28 June 2017. EPA/SHAWN THEW

The independent Congressional Budget Office (CBO) estimates that under the bill drafted by Republican senators, roughly 22 million Americans would lose their health insurance by 2026.  That number includes some 6 million Latinos, 1 million of them children, according to La Raza.

Thursday, June 29, 2017 - 3:45am
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Republican divisions force postponement of healthcare bill vote

 06/28/2017 - 05:27
Senate Majority Leader Republican Mitch McConnell (R) turns away from the microphones beside Republican Senator from Texas John Cornyn (L) after speaking to members of the news media outside the West Wing of the White House following a meeting to discuss healthcare legislation with Senate Republicans and US President Donald J. Trump, in Washington, DC, USA, 27 June 2017. EPA/MICHAEL REYNOLDS

 US Senate Republicans on Tuesday found themselves forced - due to internal divisions - to postpone a vote on the controversial bill designed to replace former President Barack Obama"s healthcare reform, a bill that could leave more than 20 million Americans without medical coverage.

Wednesday, June 28, 2017 - 5:30am
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Senate healthcare reform bill would leave 22 mn without coverage

 06/27/2017 - 07:22
People protesting the proposed Republican healthcare legislation during the annual New York LGBT Pride March in New York, New York, USA, 25 June 2017. EPA/JUSTIN LANE

A report by the CBO, an independent government agency says the Senate Republican health-care bill would result in 22 million people losing their insurance over the next decade. That’s little improvement over the unpopular House version, though the bill’s deep spending cuts would reduce the deficit by $321 billion in the same period.

Tuesday, June 27, 2017 - 7:15am
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