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Health Headlines for Wednesday, July 11

Insurers Urge a Quick Fix After Obamacare Payment Suspension


Insurance-industry groups are pushing the Trump administration to resolve a legal dispute that led to the suspension of billions of dollars of payments that help stabilize Obamacare’s markets.

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Trump administration cuts grants to help people get Obamacare


The Trump administration is cutting most of the funds previously provided to groups that help people get health insurance under the Affordable Care Act and will push them to promote plans lacking the law’s benefits and protections, a government agency said on Tuesday.

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Trump Administration Aims to Steer People Toward Junk Health Plans Over Obamacare

New York Mag

The Trump White House has been busy separating migrant families and plotting the demise of Roe v. Wade in recent weeks, but don’t worry: They haven’t forgotten about their quest to make it harder for Americans to obtain adequate health insurance.

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Azar says 340B changes are coming in bid to get a handle on drug prices

Fierce Healthcare

Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar promised a hospital industry group on Monday that changes are coming to the popular drug discount program known as 340B.

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Study: Hospitals may not be ‘gobbling up’ physician practices

Fierce Healthcare

A new study challenges the idea that hospitals are “gobbling up” physician practices.

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It might be time to take adult kids off the family health plan


Your child has graduated college, moved to a new apartment or a different city and is starting her first real adult job.

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New York Has World-Class Hospitals. Why Is It So Bad for People in Need of Transplants?

New York Times

Kehinde Majekodumi does not look desperately ill. A vibrant 24-year-old, she bears little outward sign except a scar beneath her collarbone where a catheter was once inserted.

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