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Amanda Seitz

Amanda Seitz

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Biden administration says 100,000 Dreamers will enroll in Obamacare

It will allow thousands of migrants to access lucrative tax breaks when they sign up for coverage after the Affordable Care Act's marketplace...

03.05.2024 70

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Actor Halle Berry is pushing for legislation to fund menopause research and education: ‘The shame has to be taken out of menopause’

Berry, 57, shouted about menopause outside the U.S. Capitol on Thursday.

02.05.2024 70

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Roe v. Wade repeal horror revealed as red-state emergency rooms from Florida to Texas deny care to pregnant women

Complaints that pregnant women were turned away from U.S. emergency rooms spiked in 2022 after the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, federal...

19.04.2024 60

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State Medicaid offices try to take away dead people’s homes to recoup their health care bills: ‘It is one of the most cruel, ineffective programs that we see’

It is part of a routine process the federal government requires of every state: to recover money from the assets of dead people who, in their final...

18.03.2024 30

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Millions of older Americans can't get weight loss drugs like Wegovy because Medicare won't pay for them

Drugmakers and a wide-ranging and growing bipartisan coalition of lawmakers are gearing up to push for a change next year.

28.12.2023 9

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Pharma will pay rebates in 2024 on 48 drugs whose prices rose more than inflation this year: ‘Let’s call this for what it is—it simply is a rip off’

The White House unveiled a list of 48 drugs — from chemotherapy treatments to growth hormones used to treat endocrine disorders — whose prices...

15.12.2023 8

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The White House threatens to cancel the patents of taxpayer-funded drugs if they’re too expensive for patients to afford

The move follows a first-ever effort from the White House to negotiate what Medicare pays for medicines.

07.12.2023 30

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Biden administration plans to raise Head Start teacher salaries by up to $10,000, but that could trim the number of kids served without new money

The Health and Human Services agency's proposed federal rule would require Head Start programs to raise teachers' salaries to put them on par with...

22.11.2023 20

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Another round of free COVID tests is being made available to U.S. households ahead of a potential holiday surge in cases

The newest release of free tests comes as insurers are no longer required to cover the cost of them.

20.11.2023 6

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31-year-old mom made 17 calls during pregnancy to get back onto Medicaid. She was reinstated in preterm labor on her hospital bed

Medicaid, which has 94 million enrollees, could purge up to 30 million in error-strewn reviews currently being carried out by the states.

14.11.2023 10

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