Health care

Joe Biden
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Jeff Katz
March 11, 2020 - 12:58 pm
Joe Biden's brother, James, is now in hot water due to some shady dealings, and the networks refuse to report on it. Read more below.
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Joe Biden
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Jeff Katz
February 04, 2020 - 2:52 pm
Did Joe Biden use his position as vice president to help boost his future son-in-law's company? Read more below.
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The HealthCare.gov website main page. The Trump administration is clearing the way for insurers to sell short-term health plans as a bargain alternative to pricey “Obamacare” for consumers struggling with high premiums. (HHS via AP)
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WRVA News
December 16, 2019 - 4:59 pm
(UNDATED) -- Because of problems that people were experiencing on the healthcare.gov website on Sunday, many people were not able to sign up for health benefits just hours before the deadline. Virginia Senator Mark Warner and others pressured the Trump Administration to extend the deadline. Some...
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November 06, 2019 - 1:52 pm
By LARRY NEUMEISTER Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — A federal judge on Wednesday struck down a new rule, not yet in effect, that allowed health care providers to refuse participation in abortions and other services on moral or religious grounds. U.S. District Judge Paul A. Engelmayer in New York...
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Jeff Katz
August 27, 2019 - 11:40 am
It's no secret that Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) wants the government to control just about every aspect of your life. Health care, guns, education, you name it. But now the self-proclaimed Democratic socialist has written an op-ed for the Columbia Journalism Review where he lays out his plan to...
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August 23, 2019 - 1:09 pm
By MICHELLE L. PRICE and RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR Associated Press LAS VEGAS (AP) — Rank-and-file Democrats appear to be shifting to the middle on health care, worried about what's politically achievable on their party's top 2020 issue. While "Medicare for All" remains hugely popular, the majority...
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June 24, 2019 - 2:18 pm
By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will sign an executive order Monday that calls for upfront disclosure by hospitals of actual prices for common tests and procedures to keep costs down , administration officials said. Health and Human Services...
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(Carla Cash, WRVA)
May 08, 2019 - 12:07 pm
WISE, Va. (AP) — A free health clinic in rural Virginia is set to mark its 20th anniversary this year. The Remote Area Medical clinic will open for three days in Wise County next month. It's the 20th year the event will be held in Wise, which is in the state's far southwest. All care is offered...
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March 29, 2019 - 11:41 am
By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge has struck down a small-business health insurance plan widely touted by President Donald Trump, the second setback in a week for the administration's health care initiatives. U.S. District Judge John D. Bates wrote in...
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March 26, 2019 - 10:02 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration has told a federal appeals court it wants the entire Affordable Care Act, known as "Obamacare," struck down. In a filing Monday with the New Orleans court, the administration said the entire law should be struck as unconstitutional. It's rare for the...
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