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Democratic presidential candidate Buttigieg unveils health plan

Sep 20, 2019 , Reuters
Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg on Thursday unveiled his plan to reform the U.S. healthcare system by offering everyone coverage under the federal Medicare program, but not forcing people to give up private health insurance plans....
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Viewpoints: Opioid Litigation Has To Take Accountability Of Purdue Pharma Into Account As Well Money; Concerns About Reducing Obesity Seem To Be Slipping Away From Politicians

Sep 20, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Opinion writers weigh in on these health care topics and...
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KHN’s ‘What The Health?’: Tennessee Seeks Medicaid Changes

Sep 20, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Tennessee wants to convert its Medicaid program to a block grant. But is its plan legal? Meanwhile, Congress continues to struggle with legislation to rein in prescription drug prices and surprise medical bills. This week, Anna Edney of Bloomberg News, Jennifer Haberkorn of the Los Angeles Times and Kimberly Leonard of the Washington Examiner join KHN’s Julie Rovner to discuss these issues and more. Rovner also interviews Dr. Marty Makary, author of the new book “The Price We Pay” about...
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State Highlights: California Doctors Among Dozens Charged in $150M Health Care Fraud Scheme; $50M Shortfall Projected In Colorado’s Hailed Reinsurance Program

Sep 20, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from California, Colorado, Michigan, Missouri, Florida, and...
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House Speaker Pelosi unveils Democrats' broad plan to lower prices on the most expensive drugs

Sep 20, 2019 , CNBC Health
The plan will allow Medicare to negotiate lower prices on as many as 250 drugs and apply those discounts to private health...
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NBA adopts new rules requiring teams to add full-time mental health staff for 2019-2020 season

Sep 20, 2019 , CNBC Health
The new rules come after recent disclosures by some players about their mental health battles — before and during their NBA...
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Majority Of Voters In 3 Battleground States Think Insurers Should Be On Hook For Surprise Medical Bills, Poll Finds

Sep 19, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
There are several options that lawmakers are considering when it comes to surprise medical bills, including a bipartisan measure that would put a federally mandated rate cap on the amount that insurers have to pay doctors for out-of-network emergency...
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Judge Sides With Hospitals Over Medicare Payments For Clinic Visits

Sep 19, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
U.S. District Judge Rosemary Collyer said in her ruling that the Trump administration overstepped its authority when issuing its so-called site-neutral pay policy. The decision is a big win for hospitals, who in their original complaint led by the American Hospital Association projected cuts of about $380 million this year and $760 million in 2020. In other CMS news: skilled-nursing facilities and bundled radiation therapy payments....
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German health insurance group launches startup fund for digital health innovation

Sep 19, 2019 , Mobile Health News
The Heal Capital fund will focus on apps, telemedicine, digital prevention and the digitalisation of...
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U.S. charges 58 in Texas with healthcare fraud, illegal opioid distribution

Sep 19, 2019 , Reuters
Fifty-eight people have been charged with engaging in healthcare fraud schemes that centered on the illegal distribution of more than 6 million opioid pills across Texas, U.S. prosecutors said on Wednesday....
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Anthem Aside, Blue Cross Obamacare Participation Steady

Sep 19, 2019 , Forbes
Aside from Anthem, Blue Cross and Blue Shield plans have been largely consistent in selling individual coverage under the Affordable Care Act for the last five years, according to a new market analysis tool from the Robert Wood Johnson...
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Parsing Policy: Lessons On Dangerous Problems With Private Health Insurance; Maybe It’s Time To Consider Caps On Costs

Sep 19, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Editorial pages focus on the quality and high cost of health...
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Cigna, Too, Will Expand Obamacare Coverage To More States In 2020

Sep 19, 2019 , Forbes
Cigna is the latest health insurer to announce plans to expand individual coverage to more markets across the U. S. under the Affordable Care Act, saying such Obamacare plans will be available in 19 markets across 10 states in...
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Ping An Good Doctor partners with Guangxi government to build Internet Healthcare platform

Sep 18, 2019 , Mobile Health News
Ping An Good Doctor’s cooperation with the Guangxi government opens doors for the company to extend its reach to...
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Pelosi to Cramer: There's no need to reinvent health care — just improve Obamacare

Sep 18, 2019 , CNBC Health
"I believe the path to 'health care for all' is a path following the lead of the Affordable Care Act," House Speaker Nancy Pelosi tells Jim...
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Viewpoints: Lessons On The Dangers Of Not Responding To Social Justice Issues In Health Care; Everyone Can Get Around Fraud, Take Advantage Of Crowdfunding

Sep 18, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Editorial pages focus on the health care topics and...
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Oscar Health Hires Uber Exec Ahead Of Obamacare Expansion

Sep 18, 2019 , Forbes
Oscar Health has hired former Uber executive Meghan Joyce as chief operating officer as the company escalates marketing and prepares to expand its Obamacare business and enter private Medicare...
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Caregivers of seriously ill spouses find life improves more when the partner dies

Sep 18, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - For caregivers tending to a seriously ill spouse, quality of life may improve to a greater extent if the partner dies than if the partner recovers, a German study suggests....
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Understanding and Managing Patient Denial: A Key to Better Healthcare

Sep 18, 2019 , Forbes
Learning how to recognize and address patient denial of their health conditions is among our best opportunities to improve clinical...
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At Health 2.0, new technologies, new ideas 'storming the battlements'

Sep 18, 2019 , Mobile Health News
The conversation isn't just about apps anymore — it's about robust, patient-centered platforms that are changing the calculus for care delivery in a consumer-centered...
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