The senator from Massachusetts has dropped in the polls since trying to extricate herself from a dilemma over her support for Medicare-for-all.
Most college-educated Republican men oppose the plan, which otherwise finds wide backing. On Medicare for all, divisions are more starkly partisan.
Idaho just expanded access to Medicaid, helping tens of thousands get coverage. But a university there refused to accept Medicaid, forcing students to pay for plans. On Tuesday it changed that policy.
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Earlier this month, Google confirmed it is collecting the comprehensive health histories of millions of Americans, through a partnership with the largest nonprofit health system in the US. This news should concern us all, but especially anyone who isn’t self-employed.
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Sarah Hanson-Young has written about her defamation court victory against David Leyonhjelm in the Guardian today:
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Private health insurance will continue its slow death spiral unless unnecessary private hospital costs and exorbitant specialist bills are reined in, a Grattan Institute report has found.
The report, written by health economists Stephen Duckett and Kristina Nemet, said a small minority of greedy specialist doctors billed their patients at more than twice the official Medicare benefit schedule fee. Patients were not being told about the fees in advance.
Greg Hunt is fiddling while private health insurance burns and across Australia people know it is broken and not working for them and they are voting with their feet. Greg Hunt has been warned and warned and warned and he’s refused to act and he’s told us he’s delivered the biggest reforms in history.
Newsflash, Greg, all of Australia knows they haven’t worked and today we have another report pointing out that private health insurance needs big reform. What is Minister Hunt’s answer?Continue reading...
Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris (Calif.) on Monday said she wants to double the number of mental health treatment beds across the country and rely on Medicare to cover mental health services....
Just as Idaho expands Medicaid to cover thousands of low-income residents, Brigham Young University’s campus there will no longer accept the free government insurance program.
Kansas Catholic bishops are standing by their request to place conditions on Medicaid expansion in the state.The bishops have taken a stance to withhold their support of Medicaid expansion until ...