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Solano Coalition for Better Health: Cervical Health Awareness Month - Vallejo Times Herald

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Solano Coalition for Better Health: Cervical Health Awareness Month
Vallejo Times Herald
Women up to age 26 and men up to age 21 can still get the vaccine. Thanks to the health care reform law, you and your family members may be able to get these screening services at no cost. Talk to your health care provider about what screening tests ...

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Northam can lead reform for health-care accessibility - The Daily Progress

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Northam can lead reform for health-care accessibility
The Daily Progress
Virginia's new governor, and its new class of Democratic lawmakers, have an opportunity to improve access to health care in Virginia. But to do so, they might have to go against their partisan instincts. Gov. Ralph Northam already has made Medicaid ...

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Cuomo's health-care tax attacks - New York Post

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 23:25

New York Post

Cuomo's health-care tax attacks
New York Post
Then there's his 14 percent tax on profits by insurers — who, he argues, “just got a 40 percent windfall profit” from federal tax reform. So it's “totally justifiable to have a [state] tax to recoup part of their windfall benefit.” Translation: If ...

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Lawmakers want to put $500 million for mental health facilities up for a vote - KIRO Seattle

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 22:32

KIRO Seattle

Lawmakers want to put $500 million for mental health facilities up for a vote
KIRO Seattle
“We have a long-term history of under-investing in mental health facilities and operations,” Braun said in a Friday interview. “We've worked in a bipartisan basis over the last two bienniums to ramp up the funding, and I think that's the right thing ...

Without CHIP resolution, 1.7 million kids could lose healthcare in weeks - NBCNews.com

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 20:20

LifeZette

Without CHIP resolution, 1.7 million kids could lose healthcare in weeks
NBCNews.com
More than 1.75 million children in 20 states and Washington D.C. are at risk of losing their health insurance by the end of February if Congress does not reauthorize the Children's Health Insurance Program, which ceased being funded when lawmakers ...
Republicans don't really want to fix immigrationSharonherald
Democrats Prioritize Illegal Immigrants' Amnesty Over Children's Health CareLifeZette
Democrats need to do their job and make a dealAmerican Enterprise Institute
BBC News -TIME
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Fixing health care: Tricky operation - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 20:00

Minneapolis Star Tribune

Fixing health care: Tricky operation
Minneapolis Star Tribune
However, this two-year insurance Band-Aid assists only 1 in 30 Minnesotans. Fundamental reform is needed for the whole system. Adding to the complexity of the situation, the 2017 insurance rescue bill included a bitter pill that may produce uncertain ...

Lawmakers want to put $500 million for mental health facilities up for a vote - The Olympian

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 13:00

The Olympian

Lawmakers want to put $500 million for mental health facilities up for a vote
The Olympian
“We have a long-term history of under-investing in mental health facilities and operations,” Braun said in a Friday interview. “We've worked in a bipartisan basis over the last two bienniums to ramp up the funding, and I think that's the right thing ...

8 ways Trump hurt Obamacare in his first year - Action News Now

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 11:50

8 ways Trump hurt Obamacare in his first year
Action News Now
The Internal Revenue Service had been set to start rejecting tax returns last year that failed to indicate whether filers had health insurance, obtained an exemption or paid a penalty. But soon after Trump issued his January executive order, the agency ...

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8 ways Trump hurt Obamacare in his first year - WTVA

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 11:40

8 ways Trump hurt Obamacare in his first year
WTVA
The Internal Revenue Service had been set to start rejecting tax returns last year that failed to indicate whether filers had health insurance, obtained an exemption or paid a penalty. But soon after Trump issued his January executive order, the agency ...

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8 ways Trump hurt Obamacare in his first year - CNNMoney

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 11:28

CNNMoney

8 ways Trump hurt Obamacare in his first year
CNNMoney
The Internal Revenue Service had been set to start rejecting tax returns last year that failed to indicate whether filers had health insurance, obtained an exemption or paid a penalty. But soon after Trump issued his January executive order, the agency ...

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Democrats need to do their job and make a deal - American Enterprise Institute

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 09:45

LifeZette

Democrats need to do their job and make a deal
American Enterprise Institute
So if Democrats shut down the government in a fit of pique over what Trump reportedly said, nothing will happen to the “dreamers,” but poor children will lose their health insurance. We have a historic opportunity to make progress on illegal ...
Democrats Prioritize Illegal Immigrants' Amnesty Over Children's Health CareLifeZette
US shutdown: Trump and Democrats blame each otherBBC News
Whose Fault Is the Shutdown?POLITICO Magazine
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Republicans don't really want to fix immigration - The Daily Advertiser

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 08:15

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Republicans don't really want to fix immigration
The Daily Advertiser
But it did cancel right-wing displeasure over his seemingly constructive comments on immigration reform a few days earlier. "Is Trump a racist?" the TV commentators kept asking. He said racially disgusting things as a candidate and again as president ...
Democrats Prioritize Illegal Immigrants' Amnesty Over Children's Health CareLifeZette
Democrats need to do their job and make a dealAmerican Enterprise Institute
US shutdown: Trump and Democrats blame each otherBBC News
TIME -POLITICO Magazine
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Number of Americans without insurance rises sharply - The Philadelphia Tribune

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 07:13

Number of Americans without insurance rises sharply
The Philadelphia Tribune
President Donald Trump and congressional Republicans tried repeatedly, but unsuccessfully, to repeal the landmark health reform law. That may have led some Americans to question whether the administration would enforce the penalty for not having ...

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Area leaders update chamber members at forum - Ames Tribune

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 02:23

Ames Tribune

Area leaders update chamber members at forum
Ames Tribune
He said Medicare, the federal health care provider for mainly the elderly, in its present state provides mostly uncertainty with a potential “contraction” of services on the horizon. Iowa's privatization of Medicaid, the federal healthcare program for ...

Area leaders update chamber members at forum - Ames Tribune

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 02:23

Ames Tribune

Area leaders update chamber members at forum
Ames Tribune
He said Medicare, the federal health care provider for mainly the elderly, in its present state provides mostly uncertainty with a potential “contraction” of services on the horizon. Iowa's privatization of Medicaid, the federal healthcare program for ...

Lawmakers want to put $500 million for mental health facilities up for a vote - The News Tribune

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 01:15

The News Tribune

Lawmakers want to put $500 million for mental health facilities up for a vote
The News Tribune
“We have a long-term history of under-investing in mental health facilities and operations,” Braun said in a Friday interview. “We've worked in a bipartisan basis over the last two bienniums to ramp up the funding, and I think that's the right thing ...

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Maine tribes say Medicaid work requirement would jeopardize health care - Press Herald

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 22:10

Press Herald

Maine tribes say Medicaid work requirement would jeopardize health care
Press Herald
Emily Spencer, spokeswoman for the state Department of Health and Human Services, said any claim that Maine didn't consult with tribes about the reform proposal is unfounded. She said tribal representatives haven't asked about the issue during monthly ...
Donald Trump's administration clears way for Medicaid work requirementsTopeka Capital Journal
Here's how states are trying to overhaul Medicaid -- without CongressWTHITV.com
Senators question Trump Administration Medicaid Waiver authorityState of Reform
The Nation. -Health Affairs (blog)
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What is Trumpism? - BBC News

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 20:09

BBC News

What is Trumpism?
BBC News
Something similar happened over health reform. Even John Kelly, his chief of staff, has said the president is "very, very flexible in terms of what is within the realm of the possible". And then there are the fights that he gets into. Distractions ...

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Licensing Laws Have Long Been a Drain on the Economy. But Florida Could Soon See Reform. - Daily Signal

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 18:10

Daily Signal

Licensing Laws Have Long Been a Drain on the Economy. But Florida Could Soon See Reform.
Daily Signal
But thanks to Florida's dietitian-licensing scheme, a practicing nutrition counselor was able to shut down Del Castillo's business merely by complaining about her to the Health Department. She was soon facing more than $750 in fines and the possibility ...