The Trump administration announced a new “conscience and religious freedom” office to protect health workers who oppose abortion, sex-changes and some contraception.
There is a precedent for letting states impose work requirements on the poor for medical coverage. It bodes ill for public health.
Congressional Republicans will try once again to undo a requirement in the Affordable Care Act for employers to offer coverage to their employees.
Federal officials said they would support state efforts to require able-bodied adults to work as a condition of eligibility for Medicaid.
The Trump administration has unveiled a Medicare program that closely resembles the Obama-era efforts to change the way doctors and hospitals are paid.
Alex M. Azar II, President Trump’s nominee for health secretary, told senators that he was wary of proposals for Medicare to negotiate drug prices.