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Whichever Way ‘Repeal and Replace’ Blows, Pharma Is Due For Windfall

By Emily Kopp California Healthline The pharmaceutical industry could see windfall profits from a little-noticed tweak to the insurance market tucked into the Trump administration’s draft executive order on drug prices, experts say. The short, technical paragraph calls for the Internal Revenue Service to allow patients with high-deductible health plans to receive care for chronic…

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California Sued For Allegedly Substandard Medi-Cal Care

By Ana B. Ibarra “California Healthline” Civil rights advocates sued California on Wednesday, alleging that care provided by Medi-Cal, the state’s health program for low-income people, is substandard and disproportionately hurts Latinos — by far the largest group of enrollees. The lawsuit, filed in Alameda County Superior Court by the Mexican American Legal Defense and…

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Trump’s Surgeon General Pick Built Name Fighting HIV And Opioids In Indiana

By Emily Forman, Side Effects Public Media July 7, 2017 Several weeks before President Donald Trump nominated Indiana’s state health commissioner Jerome Adams to be the next U.S. surgeon general, Adams toured the Salvation Army Harbor Light detox center in Indianapolis, the only treatment facility in the state for people without insurance. Adams’ supporters say…

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Safe Under The ACA, Patients With Preexisting Conditions Now Fear Bias

By Charlotte Huff June 29, 2017 Cheasanee Huette, a 20-year-old college student in Northern California, is worried. Two years ago, knowing she was protected by the Affordable Care Act’s guarantees of coverage for preexisting conditions, she decided to find out if she carried the same genetic mutation that eventually killed her mother. She tested positive…

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Winners And Losers: 40 Is Old In Senate GOP Health Plan’s Subsidy Structure

By Julie Appleby June 22, 2017   People getting subsidies to help buy health insurance would see at least three sharp changes — tied to both age and income — that could dramatically affect how much they pay for coverage if the Senate Republican health plan becomes law. The Senate bill released Thursday would reduce…

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Promises Made To Protect Preexisting Conditions Prove Hollow

By Jay Hancock and Rachel Bluth June 22, 2017 Senate Republicans praised the Affordable Care Act replacement bill they presented Thursday as preserving coverage for people with cancer, mental illness and other chronic illness. But the legislation may do no such thing, according to health law experts who have read it closely. Built into the…

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Senate Health Bill Would Revamp Medicaid, Alter ACA Guarantees, Cut Premium Support

By Julie Rovner June 22, 2017 Republicans in the U.S. Senate on Thursday unveiled a bill that would dramatically transform the nation’s Medicaid program, make significant changes to the federal health law’s tax credits that help lower-income people buy insurance and allow states to water down changes to some of the law’s coverage guarantees. The…

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Lots Of Boos In California For Senate Health Bill

By Anna Gorman and Kellen Browning and Ana B. Ibarra June 23, 2017 California politicians, medical providers and consumer advocates served up harsh critiques of the newly unveiled Senate health care bill Thursday, arguing that the proposed legislation could make coverage inaccessible for poor residents while cutting taxes on the rich. “This bill is not…

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Chief Thriver Mich on Facebook Live From Laguna Beach Community Clinic

Mich Chief Thriver from HIVThrive.com coming to you live from Laguna Beach Community Clinic in Laguna Beach California. Contact your Senators today to put a stop to the Healthcare plan from GOP Senators released today https://www.senate.gov/senators/contact/   #HIVThrive  #ACA  #Resist  #LagunaBeachCommunityClinic

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Checking In From Divers Cove, Laguna Beach

Chief Thriver Mich is checking in from Divers Cove In Laguna Beach, California     Check out HIVThrive’s Online Digital Product Food As A Drug: Drug Interactions with Food & Your MedZ Click HERE

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