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Newsletter editor Brianna Labuskes wades through hundreds of health care policy stories each week, so you don't have to.
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Gov. Gavin Newsom wants to help an estimated 850,000 Californians pay their health insurance premiums and would fund his plan with a tax penalty on people who don’t have coverage. If he succeeds, California would be the first state to subsidize middle-income people who make too much to qualify for federal financial aid.
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A federal judge ruled that the House did not have standing to sue the Trump administration to stop construction of the border wall.
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Newsletter editor Brianna Labuskes wades through hundreds of health care policy stories each week, so you don't have to.
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The Affordable Care Act and other federal laws sought to put mental health care on an equal footing with physical health. But patients are still finding that’s not the case.
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A lawsuit accuses Health Insurance Innovations of defrauding consumers who were misled into buying plans that left them with thousands of dollars in medical bills.
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Democrats tied several bills together, trying to hold Republicans to promises to protect coverage of pre-existing conditions and rein in drug costs, but the minority party did not bite.
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If the president follows through on issuing a plan, it could help shape a presidential race that Democrats would like to focus largely on health care.
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While national business groups fight the single-payer concept, the founder and CEO of a large Pennsylvania picture frame manufacturer tries to convince other employers that it’s the only way to control costs and fix the U.S. health system.
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The state is teaming up with Silicon Valley to make mental health services more available. Promises abound, and so do potential problems.
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The House on Thursday passed legislation to roll back waivers on the coverage mandates under the Affordable Care Act, the first of a dozen health care bills coming.
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Lawmakers and patients want to eliminate “surprise” out-of-network medical bills. Hospitals, doctors and insurers say they want to eliminate them, too, but their opposition to one another’s proposals could complicate legislative efforts. Stephanie Armour of The Wall Street Journal, Alice Miranda Ollstein of Politico and Kimberly Leonard of the Washington Examiner join KHN’s Julie Rovner to discuss this, plus the latest in news about reproductive health and health care sharing ministries.
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