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Medicaid Comes of Age

In Health Bill’s Defeat, Medicaid Comes of Age

In this article from the New York Times, read about how the reach of Medicaid was broad and deep enough to help save the ACA.

Aimee Sharp
Antidote to Heroin

In School Nurse’s Room: Tylenol, Bandages and an Antidote to Heroin

Nurses cabinets these days are including naloxone, an antidote for people who are overdosing on opioids like heroin. Read why.

Aimee Sharp
Healthcare Vote

Trump Appears to be Losing Battle Ahead of Healthcare Vote

By David Morgan and Susan Cornwell for Reuters U.S. President Donald Trump and Republican...

Aimee Sharp
Healthcare Competition

Healthcare Competition Needs a Priority Check and Reset, Experts Say

Originally published by Health Leaders Media: two healthcare policy experts discuss how policy helps and/or harms competition in the healthcare marketplace.

Aimee Sharp
Repeal of Affordable Care

Repeal of Health Law Faces a New Hurdle: Older Americans

Republican plans to repeal the ACA have encountered a new obstacle: adamant opposition from older Americans whose health insurance premiums would increase.

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Obamacare replacement

Governors Met on Obamacare Replacement Plan With Pence

In this Reuters article, learn about the state governors seeking to avoid millions in federal healthcare cuts under Republican plans to replace the ACA.

Aimee Sharp
Maternity Coverage

Trump Health Pick Seema Verma Says Maternity Coverage Should be Optional

President Donald Trump's pick to lead the government's major health insurance programs says maternity coverage should be optional for patients...

Aimee Sharp
ACA Replacement

ACA Replacement Could Jeopardize Safety Net Hospitals

"Essential facilities could lose $40.5 billion between 2018 and 2026 if the ACA is repealed without a 'comparable' alternative."

Aimee Sharp
Repeal of Affordable Care Act

Most Americans Don’t Support Affordable Care Act Repeal

Originally published on Forbes.com, learn more about the survey done that says most Americans don't want to repeal the Affordable Care Act.

Aimee Sharp
Health Secretary

Senate Panel to Vote on President Trump’s Pick for Health Secretary

By Tribune news services for the Chicago Tribune Republicans have scheduled a Tuesday vote by the...

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