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People Don't Know What 'Medicare For All' Means. Democrats Want It That Way.

Jul 23, 2019 , Forbes
In this post, I look at three things most of the public believes about Medicare for All: that they'll be able to keep their private health plans, that doctors and hospitals will be paid enough to stay in business, and that ordinary Americans will save lots of money. Hint: None is...
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Viewpoints: Pros And Cons Of Candidates’ Plans For Health Care; Now Hear This: A New Lie About Pre-Existing Conditions Via Fox News

Jul 20, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Editorial pages express views about the future of health...
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FDA sought new PreCert participants, cleared new digital health products and more during Q2 2019

Jul 20, 2019 jonah.comstock@himssmedia.com (MobiHealthNews), Mobile Health News
The agency also warned consumers of unregulated diabetes products and outlined plans for AI device...
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KHN’s ‘What The Health?’: Biden Doubles Down On Obamacare

Jul 19, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Presidential candidate Joe Biden unveiled a health plan intended to provide a more moderate alternative to his competitors’ “Medicare for All” plans. It would build on the Affordable Care Act but would go much further. Margot Sanger-Katz of The New York Times, Joanne Kenen of Politico and Kimberly Leonard of the Washington Examiner join KHN’s Julie Rovner to discuss this, plus Planned Parenthood’s very bad week, the U.S. House vote to repeal the health law’s “Cadillac tax” on...
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Exclusive: Canada warns U.S. against drug import plans, citing shortage concerns

Jul 19, 2019 , Reuters
Canada opposes any U.S. plans to buy Canadian prescription drugs that might threaten the country's drug supply or raise costs for its own citizens, officials have told U.S. authorities, in a new setback to the Trump administration's efforts to tackle high drug prices, according to documents obtained by Reuters....
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Abbott to hike production of lower-cost glucose monitors as diabetes soars

Jul 17, 2019 , Reuters
Abbott Laboratories plans to ramp up manufacturing capacity for its lower-cost continuous glucose monitor, the FreeStyle Libre, by three to five times in the next few years, aiming to reach millions more patients worldwide, the company told Reuters....
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Parsing Policies: Forget Tearing Up Existing Health Plans. Go With Public Option; Important Answers Missing From Harris, Warren On Single Payer

Jul 16, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Editorial pages focus on some of the options being discussed to replace or modify the Health...
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U.S. judge slashes Roundup jury award to $25.3 million; Bayer still plans to appeal

Jul 16, 2019 , Reuters
A federal judge on Monday slashed a damages award Bayer AG owed a California man who blamed Roundup weed killer for his cancer, to $25.27 million from $80.27 million, while rejecting the company's bid for a new trial....
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Johnson & Johnson to test experimental HIV vaccine in U.S., Europe

Jul 13, 2019 , Reuters
Johnson & Johnson said on Friday it plans to conduct a late-stage study of its investigational vaccine for Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) in several countries across the Americas and Europe, including the United States....
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XRHealth opens up VR platform to third-party developers

Jul 11, 2019 laura.lovett@himssmedia.com (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
The company exclusively announced to MobiHealthNews its plans to create a tool kit for providers, payers and...
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Belgian university spinoff closes €1m seed financing round

Jul 11, 2019 lpostelnicu@himss.org (Leontina Postelnicu), Mobile Health News
ArtiQ now plans to use the money to launch its AI-based software and accelerate deployments in...
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Don't Forget Your Pets in Emergency Plans

Jul 09, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Don't Forget Your Pets in Emergency PlansCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/6/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/8/2019 12:00:00...
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Centene And WellCare Shareholders OK Merger With Little Resistance

Jul 03, 2019 , Forbes
Shareholders overwhelmingly approved Centene's purchase of WellCare Health Plans....
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MetLife Plans To Disrupt $2.7 Trillion Life Insurance Industry Using Ethereum Blockchain

Jul 03, 2019 , Forbes
MetLife is utilizing the live public Ethereum blockchain to add transparency and efficiency to the life insurance claims process. This program has the potential to transform the insurance industry as a whole, creating new markets, products, and servicing a diverse set of customers at lower...
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Call9, a start-up selling digital medical services to nursing homes, is shutting down operations

Jul 03, 2019 , CNBC Health
Call9 is shutting down operations, CEO Timothy Peck says. But he is continuing to run the company's medical unit and plans to pivot the...
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Nancy Pelosi's latest Medicare proposal would pass drug discounts to all consumers

Jul 03, 2019 , CNBC Health
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's latest Medicare plan would give the government the power to negotiate drug prices for federal health...
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Private Medicare Advantage Could Hit 70% Market Share

Jun 19, 2019 , Forbes
Enrollment in Medicare Advantage plans could reach 70% of those eligible for Medicare between 2030 and 2040, L.E.K. Consulting...
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Firefighters Diagnosed With Occupation Cancer Often Left Hanging By The Very Cities They Protected

Jun 18, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Firefighters these days are more likely to die of cancer than in the blazes themselves. But health coverage plans haven't adapted to that reality. "My city's workers' comp carrier initially flat-out said, 'We don't cover cancer,'" said firefighter Patrick Mahoney. He appealed his case and won, twice, but then the city of Baytown, Texas, sued him to get the decision reversed....
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State Highlights: Virginia Governor Plans Public Talks On Gun Control; Abuse Occurred To 20% Of Medicare Patients During ER Transports In Eight States, Report Finds

Jun 15, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from Virginia, Florida, Maryland, California, New York, Arizona, North Carolina, District Of Columbia, Minnesota, Colorado, Missouri, Ohio and...
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Medicare Advantage plans accelerating their move into SDOH, advocate says

Jun 13, 2019 , Healthcare Business News
Medicare health plans have increasing authority to grapple with the social determinants of health, and more are pursuing such...
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