“Highlights from President Donald Trump’s budget for fiscal year 2019, released Monday…”


“The budget assumes that Congress will repeal and replace former President Barack Obama’s health care law, although there’s little evidence that Republican leaders have the appetite for another battle over “Obamacare.” …Repeal of the Affordable Care Act should happen “as soon as possible,” say the budget documents.”


“Trump’s budget proposes major changes to Medicare’s popular prescription benefit, creating winners and losers among the 42 million seniors with drug coverage… On the plus side for seniors, the budget requires the insurance plans that deliver the prescription benefit to share with beneficiaries a substantial portion of rebates they receive from drug makers.”

“But on the minus side…” Read the full article here.

Source: Agency-by-agency highlights of Trump’s 2019 budget – By The Associated Press, February 12, 2018. Federal News Radio.

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