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KHN’s ‘What The Health?’: All About ‘Medicare for All’

Can’t see the audio participant? Click on right here to pay attention on SoundCloud. We’re doing one thing somewhat completely different this vacation week. As a result of “Medicare for All” is a lot within the information, we’re rerunning an earlier explainer episode. However first, KHN’s “What the Well being?” host …

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State Lawmakers Eye Federal Dollars To Boost Mental Health Counseling By Peers

It’s 1 p.m. on a balmy Oakland afternoon as residents of Nice Expectations Residential Care, a house for folks with psychological sickness, collect in an exercise room for a sport of bingo. Lee Frierson, an unpaid volunteer, introduces himself as he and his crew chief, Charlie Jones, unpack chips, soda, …

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Why Some CEOs Figure ‘Medicare For All’ Is Good For Business

EASTON, Pa. — Stroll right into a big-box retailer similar to Walmart or Michaels and also you’re more likely to see MCS Industries’ image frames, ornamental mirrors or kitschy wall décor. Adjoining to a dairy farm a couple of miles west of downtown Easton, MCS is the nation’s largest maker …

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Mired In Medical Debt? Federal Plan Would Update Overdue-Bill Collection Methods

This story additionally ran on NPR. This story might be republished without spending a dime (particulars). Elham Mirshafiei was on the library cramming for remaining exams throughout her senior yr at California State College-Lengthy Seashore when she grew nauseated and began vomiting. After the 10th episode in an hour, a …

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Podcast: KHN’s ‘What The Health?’ ‘Conscience’ Rules, Rx Prices and Still More Medicare

Can’t see the audio participant? Click on right here to hear on SoundCloud. In a brand new algorithm, the Trump administration needs to let not simply medical doctors however nearly any well being care employee or group decline to offer, take part in or refer sufferers for any well being …

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A Plan To Cover Immigrants Would Divert Public Health Dollars

California Gov. Gavin Newsom desires the state to offer well being protection to low-income younger adults who’re within the nation illegally, however his plan would siphon public well being from a number of counties battling surging charges of sexually transmitted ailments and, in some circumstances, measles outbreaks. Public well being …

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Short-Staffed Nursing Homes See Drop In Medicare Ratings

The federal authorities accelerated its crackdown on nursing properties that go days and not using a registered nurse by downgrading the rankings of a tenth of the nation’s properties on Medicare’s shopper web site, new information present. In its replace in April to Nursing House Evaluate, the Facilities for Medicare …

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Will Ties To A Catholic Hospital System Tie Doctors’ Hands?

Use Our Content material This story might be republished at no cost (particulars). SAN FRANCISCO — As Catholic well being care techniques throughout the nation develop, the College of California’s flagship San Francisco hospital has turn into the most recent area for an emotional debate: Ought to the famously progressive …

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Newsom: California Leads On Prescription Drugs

Samantha Younger   California commonly portrays itself as a nationwide trendsetter on political points, and Gov. Gavin Newsom is claiming that title on pharmaceuticals. Newsom has a plan to tackle the drug trade, and at an April 17 information convention in Southern California, he declared that two different governors already …

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Podcast: KHN’s ‘What The Health?’ You Have Questions, We Have Answers

This week, KHN’s “What the Well being?” panelists answered questions submitted by listeners. Among the many matters coated had been what may occur to components of the Reasonably priced Care Act if a lawsuit now working its method via the courts succeeds in declaring the well being regulation unconstitutional, and …

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