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Healthcare Reform News

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With the holiday on the heels of the contentious midterm elections, it may be inevitable that your angry uncle or radical niece will turn talk to the campaigns, the migrant caravan or George Soros.
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Enrollment is lagging this year as the Trump administration spends just $10 million on navigators to help individuals enroll in coverage, down from $63 million in 2016.
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The Trump administration encouraged state officials to seek waivers so federal subsidies could be used for plans with skimpier benefits than required by the Affordable Care Act.
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Women who are unable to obtain health insurance coverage for contraceptives through their employers could seek assistance at family planning clinics, the administration says.
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Enrollment is lagging compared with last year’s pace. But experts say sign-ups tend to accelerate as the deadline nears, and many people will be automatically re-enrolled, so the final numbers could approach last year’s totals.
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As more and more hospitals have adopted electronic medical records, their records have become linked and you can follow your patients, virtually, hundreds of miles away.
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The 3.9 percent growth was the lowest since before big increases linked to the expansion of coverage under the Affordable Care Act.
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Executive editor Damon Darlin takes a spin as host of "The Friday Breeze," whirling through a week of health care news so you don't have to.
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Diabetics dying because they can’t afford insulin. Organ transplant patients undergoing “wallet biopsies” to get on waiting lists. Are out-of-pocket costs going to dominate the health discussion in the next election? Margot Sanger-Katz of The New York Times, Joanne Kenen of Politico and Rebecca Adams of CQ Roll Call join KHN’s Julie Rovner to discuss this as well as new Trump administration rules giving states the ability to make major changes to the Affordable Care Act. Also, lame-duck lawmakers in Wisconsin and Michigan try to cement health changes before Democrats take over.
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Sign-ups for health plans are 11 percent lower than last year, as the December 15 deadline approaches. Here are some possible reasons.
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If you’re among the millions of people expected to forgo health insurance next year when the Affordable Care Act tax penalty goes away, the financial consequences could be dire if you need unexpected medical care.
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Newsletter editor Brianna Labuskes wades through hundreds of health articles from the week so you don’t have to.
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