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Azar's reference drug pricing model makes inroads with GOP

Jan 19, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The Trump administration's idea to tie Medicare drug spending to other countries' lower prices is popular with progressive Democrats, but can HHS Secretary Alex Azar bring Senate Republicans on...
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Healthcare groups, hospitals tell president, Congress to end shutdown

Jan 18, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Hundreds of groups including major healthcare industry associations and hospitals sent letters to Congress and President Donald Trump urging an end to the partial government shutdown, citing health consequences of the lapsed...
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Editorial: How Trump's war on immigrants will harm healthcare

Jan 18, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Rural communities will feel the pain first. But it will also ripple through major cities, where the healthcare workforce has become highly dependent on a steady stream of physicians, nurses and support staff born in other...
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UnitedHealth's Medicare Advantage Growth A Good Sign For Rivals, Too

Jan 17, 2019 , Forbes
UnitedHealth Group's 12% growth in Medicare Advantage enrollees is slightly ahead of a Trump administration projection for the entire health insurance...
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Medicaid block grant waiver reports revive hospitals' funding worries

Jan 17, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The Trump administration is quietly considering allowing states to apply to convert their Medicaid programs into block grants that cap federal spending, which some experts say would lead to lower Medicaid payments for safety-net...
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Brexit, Trump And A Hidden Recession, Paid For By The Youth

Jan 16, 2019 , Forbes
It’s all too easy to get wrapped up in the financial aspects of impending recession, but what about the hidden crisis that awaits us in the emotional wellbeing of a nation's youth, in particular its...
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U.S. attorney general nominee open to reconsidering healthcare position

Jan 16, 2019 , Reuters
President Donald Trump's pick to be the next U.S. Attorney General, William Barr, told a Senate panel on Tuesday he is willing to reconsider the Justice Department's current position of not defending the country's healthcare law, commonly called Obamacare, in court....
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Judge Blocks Trump Employer Birth Control Rules

Jan 15, 2019 , WebMD
The Trump administration's new rules on employer-provided birth control have been blocked in some parts of the country by a judge in...
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Second U.S. judge blocks Trump administration birth control rules

Jan 15, 2019 , Reuters
A federal judge in Pennsylvania on Monday blocked the Trump administration from enforcing new rules allowing employers to obtain exemptions from an Obamacare requirement that they provide health insurance that covers women's birth control....
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Massive Texas Tent City At Center Of Protests Over Migrant Youth Care Closes

Jan 15, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
"It was chilling to see thousands of children locked up in a tent prison in the desert. It's great news that those children have finally been moved out of Tornillo," said Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.) And other critics of the Trump administration's care of young migrants note that there are still thousands of children in U.S. custody in shelters throughout the...
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‘Fanciful, Inflated, Difficult To Decode And Inconsistent’: Experts Blast Rules Requiring Hospitals To Post Prices

Jan 15, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The Trump administration now requires hospitals to post their chargemasters online in an effort to increase pricing transparency in the industry. But many experts criticize the rules, saying the information is unusable to consumers. In other hospital news: children's hospitals brace for changes from the administration's tax reform law, and hospitals push physicians to go in-network....
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Judge blocks Trump birth control coverage rules in 13 states

Jan 14, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
A federal judge in California blocked Trump administration rules, which would allow more employers to opt out of providing women with no-cost birth control, from taking effect in 13 states and Washington,...
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U.S. judge partially blocks Trump administration birth control rules

Jan 14, 2019 , Reuters
A judge in California on Sunday partially blocked a set of Trump administration rules that allow employers to opt out of providing health insurance that covers women's birth control from taking effect....
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2019 will reveal more answers on Trump's strategy to fight high drug prices

Jan 13, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The Trump administration continues its verbal assault on high drug prices, and more-concrete regulatory action is expected this...
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Viewpoints: ‘Medicare For All’ Would Lead To Inferior Care, Not To Mention Outrageous Costs; Trump’s Wildfire Tweet Shows How Cold He Really Is

Jan 12, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Editorial writers focus on these health issues and...
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State Highlights: Trump Tells California To Manage Its Forests Or Lose Disaster Funds For Wildfires; Idaho Appeals Ruling Ordering Surgery For Transgender Inmate

Jan 11, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from California, Idaho, Massachusetts, Georgia, Arizona, Florida, Missouri, Arkansas, Maryland, Texas, Philadelphia and...
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Study Finds Link Between Increase In Bullying In Trump Country And President’s Inauguration

Jan 11, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
"It is obviously difficult to demonstrate a causal link between statements by a public figure and schoolyard bullying. Nevertheless, there are incidents in which youth made threats and jeering statements that closely matched language used by President Trump," the study found. Other mental health news comes out of New Hampshire, Texas and Louisiana....
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Liberal lawmakers challenge Trump with drug cost legislation

Jan 11, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Challenging the Trump administration on a high-profile consumer issue, leading congressional liberals plan to unveil a package of bills Thursday designed to radically reduce what Americans pay for prescription drugs by linking prices to lower...
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With no end in sight for the shutdown, thousands of federal workers file for unemployment

Jan 11, 2019 , CNBC Health
Unemployment offices across the country are reporting an uptick in claims from federal workers. President Donald Trump has said the stalemate could persist for "months or even...
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Sen. Sanders, Rep. Cummings introduce bill to lower U.S. drug prices

Jan 11, 2019 , Reuters
U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders and Representative Elijah Cummings introduced legislation on Thursday aimed at lowering the cost of prescription drugs for American consumers, critiquing President Donald Trump administration's efforts to curb medicine prices....
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