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Health Headlines for February 8, 2023

Health care sector in New York seeks greater Medicaid boost
spectrum local news

Hospitals, nursing homes and assisted living facilities have faced financial headwinds and severe staffing shortages in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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 Millions of New Yorkers will feel health care change as COVID emergency ends. Here’s how.

Some federal pandemic-era policies that were put in place to make it easier to get health care and to minimize the spread of COVID-19 will get rolled back in the coming months.

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Hochul sides with hospital lobby over insurers, labor in pay dispute

Gov. Hochul is following the lead of predecessor Andrew Cuomo — siding with the powerful hospital lobby in a fight with health insurers and labor unions over medical billing payments.

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