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Efforts to reduce US uninsured stalled in 2016

After five consecutive years of coverage gains, progress toward reducing the number of uninsured Americans stalled in 2016, according to a government report that underscores the stakes as Republicans try to roll back Barack Obama's law.

Editorial: Is healthcare a right?

Editorial: Is healthcare a right?

With Republican leaders promising to quickly repeal the Affordable Care Act and only promising to enact a replacement, it's worth revisiting the question of whether healthcare is a right.

Q&A: Kaiser CEO Bernard Tyson on health reform under Trump

Q&A: Kaiser CEO Bernard Tyson on health reform under Trump

Tyson has been an outspoken advocate for giving all Americans access to affordable, high-quality healthcare. Modern Healthcare interviewed him the day after Donald Trump's upset victory, signaling a likely end to the Affordable Care Act.

Data Points: Next up: Obamacare, Year 4

The fourth open-enrollment period for purchasing individual health insurance plans on the federal and state-based exchanges began Nov. 1. The government expects a 9% increase in enrollment for next year, which is comparable growth to last year’s open-enrollment period.

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