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Health Headlines for Thursday, November 1

In New York, options for 2019 health coverage grow as individual mandate goes

Albany Times Union

The online marketplace where New Yorkers can purchase their 2019 health coverage opens Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018, and will remain open through the end of January 2019.

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Health Law Faces Its Toughest Stress Test Yet

Wall Street Journal

The Affordable Care Act’s sixth open-enrollment season begins Thursday, marking a test of the health law’s stability following a series of Republican efforts to roll it back.

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Stable premiums, more options as health law sign-ups begin

ABC News

The Affordable Care Act’s sixth sign-up season opens Thursday amid stabilizing premiums and more choice for consumers.

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Privacy, drug price bills have a fighting chance in a post-election U.S. Congress


If Democrats win control of the House of Representatives in next week’s elections and create a divided U.S. Congress, as they are seen as likely to do, the number of bills with a chance of passing falls dramatically.

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Voters In 4 States Set To Decide On Medicaid Expansion


It wasn’t all that long ago that Grant Burningham was homeless and sleeping in a tent in the woods.

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NY health care-for-all gets traction on campaign trail, but would it work?

Syracuse Post Standard

A controversial state-run health insurance program to cover all New Yorkers, a proposal that’s been kicking around Albany for decades without getting traction, may have a chance depending on next week’s election.

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