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Health Headlines for March 30, 2023

New York’s Hospital Profits Surged in 2021
Empire Center

Despite ongoing pandemic-related disruptions, New York’s hospitals bounced back financially in 2021, posting their strongest balance sheets in five years or more.

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New York Bill To Require Health Insurance Coverage Of Medical Marijuana Clears Assembly Committee
Marijuana Moment

New York lawmakers have approved a bill that would require public health insurance providers in the state to include medical marijuana as a covered prescription drug and authorize private insurers to do the same.

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Mayor Adams urges Hochul to back health insurance for more undocumented residents
Spectrum News ny 1

New York City Mayor Eric Adams in a letter to Gov. Kathy Hochul this week urged her to support the expansion of a health insurance program to include more undocumented residents living in the state.

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