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Seattle seniors at an upscale assisted living center lament Washington’s rush to repeal and replace Obamacare with no alternative on the table....
From: Kaiser Health News | By: JoNel Aleccia | Tuesday, January 24, 2017
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The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau reports in a new study that 59 percent of people contacted by a debt collector had outstanding medical bills....
From: Kaiser Health News | By: Michelle Andrews | Tuesday, January 24, 2017
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New research finds that the Affordable Care Act — especially the Medicaid expansion — helped about 4 million people with chronic health problems get coverage. Researchers say their findings could help Republicans planning a replacement....
From: Kaiser Health News | By: Shefali Luthra | Monday, January 23, 2017
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KHN’s Julie Rovner is interviewed on WBUR’s “Here and Now” about the Senate Finance Committee’s hearing on the nomination of Rep. Tom Price to head HHS, as well as President Donald Trump’s recent executive order on the health law....
From: Kaiser Health News | Tuesday, January 24, 2017
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Trump administration has tools to break the health law. Will it use them?
From: Kaiser Health News | By: Julie Rovner | Tuesday, January 24, 2017
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The deal, along with a separate merger between Anthem and Cigna, would have consolidated the nation's five largest insurers into three....
From: Kaiser Health News | Tuesday, January 24, 2017
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There are four areas the president can take action on: the insurance mandate, the subsidy lawsuit, birth control coverage and state funding. Meanwhile, officials say the executive order on the health law has thrown a "curveball" into the open enrollment...
From: Kaiser Health News | Tuesday, January 24, 2017
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A selection of opinions on health care from around the country.
From: Kaiser Health News | Tuesday, January 24, 2017
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The ban, known as the "Mexico City policy," has been lifted and reinstated since it was first implemented by Ronald Reagan each time there's a party turnover of the White House. Meanwhile, a rule permanently banning federal funding for abortions is moving...
From: Kaiser Health News | Tuesday, January 24, 2017
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Although President Donald Trump agrees with congressional Republicans about giving states much more control of Medicaid, he has also said he wants to continue coverage for the millions who became eligible under the Medicaid expansion sponsored by the...
From: Kaiser Health News | Tuesday, January 24, 2017
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Outlets report on news from Kansas, California, Iowa, Massachusetts, Tennessee, Washington, Pennsylvania, Ohio and Texas....
From: Kaiser Health News | Tuesday, January 24, 2017
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Owners are injuring their pets, and then taking them to different veterinarians to get opioids. Meanwhile, researchers are trying to understand why rural communities have been hit so hard by the crisis....
From: Kaiser Health News | Tuesday, January 24, 2017
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The industry is going hard on offense in an attempt to combat the negative image it hasn't been able to shake this year. The ad campaign will focus on research and development, but lawmakers, policy officials and health leaders have already criticized...
From: Kaiser Health News | Tuesday, January 24, 2017
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Opinion writers examine the many facets of Republicans' move to uproot the federal health law.
From: Kaiser Health News | Tuesday, January 24, 2017
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Other public health stories today cover developments related to Alzheimer's, autism, sleep apnea, superbugs, aging and carbs in the diet....
From: Kaiser Health News | Tuesday, January 24, 2017
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Rep. Tom Price, up for running HHS under President Trump, helped a company that became a top campaign donor, records show....
From: Kaiser Health News | By: Christina Jewett and Marisa Taylor | Tuesday, January 24, 2017
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Today's early morning highlights from the major news organizations.
From: Kaiser Health News | Tuesday, January 24, 2017
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A selection of opinions on health care from around the country.
From: Kaiser Health News | Monday, January 23, 2017
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The research also shows a growing racial disparity with death rates for black women 77 percent higher than previously thought, while the rate for white women is 47 percent higher. Other public health stories report on longevity studies, the growing use...
From: Kaiser Health News | Monday, January 23, 2017
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Those who champion the rules say it is about showing respect to human beings, while abortion rights activists say they're simply imposing more obstacles on women. Meanwhile, the House is planning to squeeze in a vote on federal funding for abortions...
From: Kaiser Health News | Monday, January 23, 2017
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“If you compare this time last year we’re seeing twice as many flu cases,” says Dr. Michael Neely, interim chief of infectious diseases at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles....
From: Kaiser Health News | Monday, January 23, 2017
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Outlets report on news from New York, Massachusetts, Connecticut, D.C., Virginia, Ohio, Minnesota, California, New Hampshire and Washington....
From: Kaiser Health News | Monday, January 23, 2017
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The CDC will next consider the panel's recommendation to lower by 30 percent the threshold at which a child is considered to have elevated lead. And local newspapers focus on tainted water in Ohio....
From: Kaiser Health News | Monday, January 23, 2017
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Medical personnel at hospitals around the country are now being retrained to resist prescribing strong narcotics. In other news on the drug epidemic, The Washington Post reports on the hunt for a painkiller that is not addictive....
From: Kaiser Health News | Monday, January 23, 2017
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Sens. Susan Collins and Bill Cassidy's plan would give more flexibility to the states. Meanwhile, health care is expected to be a top priority at the president's retreat with congressional Republicans, but it's unlikely a full replacement plan will emerge...
From: Kaiser Health News | Monday, January 23, 2017
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News outlets examine HHS nominee Tom Price's actions when advocating for specific companies.
From: Kaiser Health News | Monday, January 23, 2017
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"I'll help him any way I can," says former acting CMS administrator Andy Slavitt. However, Republicans in Wisconsin aren't so eager to jump behind the president's plan....
From: Kaiser Health News | Monday, January 23, 2017
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Today's early morning highlights from the major news organizations.
From: Kaiser Health News | Monday, January 23, 2017
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Letters sent to Medicare from U.S. Rep. Tom Price, President Trump's pick to run HHS, supported physicians as well as drug or device makers, records show....
From: Kaiser Health News | By: Christina Jewett and Marisa Taylor | Monday, January 23, 2017
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Intense, “high touch” care that focuses on housing as well as health care brings down medical costs for the most expensive patients. But it’s been hard to replicate successful programs....
From: Kaiser Health News | By: Sarah Varney | Monday, January 23, 2017
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A flow of Medi-Cal expansion dollars — and patients — has fueled significant growth, making clinics in California one of the linchpins of primary care under Obamacare....
From: Kaiser Health News | By: Eryn Brown | Monday, January 23, 2017
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Newborn sleep is a valuable commodity.
From: Kaiser Health News | By: Jenny Gold | Monday, January 23, 2017
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