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FILE - In this Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018 file photo, a doctor, center, directs a special camera to look at a patient's tumor at a hospital in Philadelphia.
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AP News
May 13, 2020 - 6:03 pm
Study ties 'Obamacare' to fewer cancer deaths in some states
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Jeff Katz
February 25, 2020 - 3:53 pm
President Donald Trump begins the process of encouraging legal immigrants to support themselves in the U.S. Read more about his new immigration policy below!
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Jeff Katz
January 10, 2020 - 4:07 pm
California Gov. Gavin Newsom is at it again. In his latest budget proposal, Newsom is now expected to offer free health care to illegal immigrants over the age of 65, the Los Angeles Times reports.. If it passes, California would be the first state to offer this. Newsom was reportedly against...
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Report: Medicaid recipients often use ER for dental issues. ( KaraGrubis/ iStock / Getty Images Plus)
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WRVA News
December 11, 2019 - 1:02 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - A new state report found that many Virginians on Medicaid often go to emergency rooms for dental issues that could have been prevented or treated at a dentist's office. A recently released report by the Department of Medical Assistance Services found that about 16,000 Medicaid...
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Jeff Katz
December 05, 2019 - 6:14 pm
Gov. Ralph Northam has ordered Virginia's Medicaid program to "pause" its negotiations with the federal government on a work requirement that was crucial in a deal that allowed Virginia to expand eligibility to thousands of residents, according to the Richmond Times-Dispatch . Why is Northam...
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WRVA News
December 04, 2019 - 1:56 pm
Richmond, Va. (Newsradiowrva.com) - Governor Ralph Northam (D) has announced a pause in the work requirement for Medicaid, a major piece of the deal that allowed for Medicaid expansion to take place. Several Republican Delegates agreed to vote for expansion in part because of the requirement. The...
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AP News
September 10, 2019 - 1:14 pm
By CHRISTOPHER RUGABER and RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans without health insurance edged up in 2018 — the first evidence from the government that coverage gains from President Barack Obama's health care plan might be eroding under President Donald...
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Gary Hess
August 20, 2019 - 5:23 pm
By DAVID KLEPPER Associated Press ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state, New York City, Connecticut and Vermont sued the federal government Tuesday over new Trump administration rules blocking green cards for many immigrants who use public assistance including Medicaid, food stamps and housing...
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Jeff Katz
July 16, 2019 - 11:45 am
While speaking at an AARP forum in Iowa, former vice president Joe Biden promised those in attendance that those who like their employer insurance or their private insurance may keep it under his healthcare reform plan. Joe Biden repeats Obamacare lie while describing his healthcare plan: “If you...
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March 11, 2019 - 5:45 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's 2020 budget plan calls for a nationwide work requirement for low-income adults getting health insurance through the federal-state Medicaid program. A national work requirement would reduce Medicaid spending by $130 billion over 10 years, according to the...
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