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Administration Sends Mixed Signals On State Health Insurance Waivers
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Emails flew between the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in Washington and Oklahoma's Department of Health. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma, the only ACA insurer in the state, was on board. Everything had to be done by Monday, Sept.

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MSNBC

Trump's health subsidy shutdown could lead to free insurance
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If President Donald Trump prevails in shutting down a major "Obamacare" health insurance subsidy, it would have the unintended consequence of making free basic coverage available to more people, and making upper-tier plans more affordable.
Trump's health care 'incoherence' undermines bipartisan dealMSNBC
Congress, End the Health Care Chaos. You Have 9 Million Kids to Protect.New York Times
Trump pullback from bipartisan health care fix gives Washington whiplashPBS NewsHour
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New York Times

Bipartisan Health Proposal Is Too Late for 2018, but a Salve for 2019
New York Times
Though the proposal would guarantee payments to health insurers that President Trump canceled last week, and restore funding for Obamacare advertising that his Health and Human Services Department slashed, those changes would probably come too ...
The Health 202: Obamacare's 2018 rates are already bakedWashington Post
Senators Are Pushing Ahead with a Health Care Deal as President Trump Sends Mixed SignalsTIME
The president's indecision on health care is costly for middle-earnersThe Economist

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CNN

5 things for October 19: Maryland shooting, Niger, health care, Richard Spencer, bugs
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(CNN) Life is still miserable in Puerto Rico, one month after Hurricane Maria. These numbers help explain why. Here's what else you need to know to Get Up to Speed and Out the Door. (You can also get "5 Things You Need to Know Today" delivered to your ...

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New York Times

Trump Pulls Back From Senate Deal to Fund Health Subsidies
New York Times
WASHINGTON — President Trump on Wednesday backed away from his endorsement of a bipartisan Senate proposal to stabilize health insurance markets, throwing the legislative effort into doubt even as the chief architect of the deal predicted that it ...
Trump appears to back further away from bipartisan health-care pushWashington Post
Collins urges Trump to back effort to restore health subsidyPBS NewsHour

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CNNMoney

What is coinsurance? And other health insurance mysteries explained
CNNMoney
Deductible: Your insurance company usually doesn't start covering your health care bills right away. You'll probably have to pay a set amount first. That's called your deductible. It's how much your plan requires you to shell out for your health care ...

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Top Stories: Health Care Waiver Uncertainty; Catalonia's Autonomy Jeopardized
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Romanian health workers protest against tax plan
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Romanian public health workers shout anti-government slogans during a protest in Bucharest, Romania, Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017. Some 7,000 Romanian public sector health workers are demonstrating in the capital, demanding the government scrape its plan ...

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USA TODAY

Opioid epidemic is tragically personal for public health expert
USA TODAY
DES MOINES — Deborah Thompson is usually the person Iowa legislators rely on for dispassionate facts and figures on public health issues. This week, in a meeting about the danger of opioid addiction, the prominent Iowa Department of Public Health ...

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ZDNet

Intel's new health IoT platform takes remote care beyond consumer devices
ZDNet
Seeing an opportunity to grow its Internet of Things business in the health care sector, Intel on Thursday is taking the wraps off of a new software platform and accompanying hardware, designed by the supply chain company Flex, that should facilitate ...

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