Healthcare

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January 10, 2019 - 10:15 am
By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Challenging the Trump administration on a top consumer issue, leading congressional liberals are unveiling a package of bills Thursday designed to radically reduce what Americans pay for prescription drugs by linking prices to lower...
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December 19, 2018 - 2:38 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — More than 182,000 Virginians have enrolled in new health coverage that begins in the new year. Gov. Ralph Northam announced the enrollment in the new coverage under Medicaid expansion on Wednesday. The coverage is available to 19- to 64-year-olds who are not eligible for...
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December 15, 2018 - 7:25 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Saturday is the last day to sign up for health insurance next year under the Affordable Care Act in most of the country. For 2019, premiums are stable, more plans are available, and millions of uninsured people can still get financial help. But so far sign-ups have been lagging...
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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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August 01, 2018 - 3:30 pm
By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Consumers will have more options to buy cheaper, short-term health insurance under a new Trump administration rule, but there's no guarantee the plans will cover pre-existing conditions or provide benefits like coverage of prescription...
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July 20, 2018 - 12:09 pm
By ALAN FRAM , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Cheered on by a handful of activists, liberal House Democrats announced outside the Capitol that they were forming a caucus to push for "Medicare for All" — shorthand for government-financed health care. At the same time Thursday, Democratic...
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May 31, 2018 - 3:42 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia's governor is set to sign legislation in coming days expanding Medicaid after years of partisan battle. Democratic Gov. Ralph Northam's approval will come after the state's Republican-controlled General Assembly ignored warnings from the White House against expanding...
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