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Healthcare
September 07, 2018 - 4:03 pm
By Tami Luhby (CNN) -- More insurers. Only a few huge price hikes. Even some premium decreases. This is what Obamacare looks like for 2019. Despite President Donald Trump and Congressional Republicans' attempts to wound the landmark health reform law, Obamacare is surviving -- and even growing...
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Pat Toddy
August 08, 2018 - 8:59 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The region's largest private health insurer is widening its efforts to combat the expanding opioid epidemic. Independence Blue Cross will be issuing a new requirement to reduce the amount of patients who take OxyContin or oxycodone extended-release tablets. The switch...
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In this April 4, 2018, file photo, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., responds to a question during a town hall meeting in Jackson, Miss.
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July 30, 2018 - 7:26 am
By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Bernie Sanders' "Medicare for all" plan would increase government health care spending by $32.6 trillion over 10 years, according to a study by a university-based libertarian policy center. That's trillion with a "T." The latest...
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Alex Lickerman, founder and CEO of ImagineMD, examines patient Emily Golin at the ImagineMD office in downtown Chicago on June 12, 2018.
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Pat Loeb
July 23, 2018 - 6:21 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Affordable Care Act health insurance market is holding its own in Pennsylvania. Projected rates for next year were released by the Pennsylvania Insurance Department, which reported modest increases as more insurers are entering the market. The Trump administration...
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In this April 25, 2018, file photo, Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington.
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June 07, 2018 - 11:10 pm
By Mark Sherman, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration said in a court filing late Thursday that it will no longer defend key parts of the Affordable Care Act, including the requirement that people have health insurance and provisions that guarantee access to health insurance...
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