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Medicaid work rules face tough legal challenges, experts say

Medicaid Work Rules Face Tough Legal Challenges, Experts Say

The proposed class action says the administration's approval of the requirements has "effectively rewritten" the federal Medicaid statute in violation of the law.

Trump’s Administration to Further the Health Care Divide

“The government is set to create a division within Office of Civil Rights to protect conservative medical professionals.”

Insurers Step Up Pitch for Obamacare as Government Slashes Effort

Insurers Step Up Pitch for Obamacare as Government Slashes Effort

President Trump cut $90 million in advertising and outreach spending for the 2018 enrollment period, which opened on Nov. 1, as part of his promise to let Obamacare “implode.”

Obamacare Whiplash Leaves States, Insurers with Dueling Price Plans

Obamacare Whiplash Leaves States, Insurers with Dueling Price Plans

President Trump’s back and forth on health care has led to confusion over what kind of health insurance will be available to consumers, and at what price, when enrollment for 2018 begins in two weeks.

Brawl Over Obamacare Repeal Returns to Senate Floor

Brawl Over Obamacare Repeal Returns to Senate Floor

“This is just the beginning,” Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell told reporters on Tuesday.

NY Attorney General Eric Schneiderman To Sue Over GOP Health Bill

NY Attorney General To Sue Over GOP Healthcare Legislation

AG Eric Schneiderman’s office said it has identified “multiple constitutional defects” with the Republican healthcare bills.

VA Hospitals Fall Short on Patient Satisfaction

Health Insurers Says Senate Bill’s Medicaid Cuts to Hurt States

Hospital groups came out against the Senate bill the day it was unveiled.

‘The People’s Budget’ Gives Americans What They Really Want

‘The People’s Budget’ Gives Americans What They Really Want

Polls indicate that young Americans disapprove of many of Trump’s proposed budget cuts.

Kamala Plain Spoken About Comey, Feinstein Fumfers.

Kamala Plain Spoken About Comey, Feinstein Fumfers

Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) did not mince words for the president, while Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) was passionless and rudderless — even when compared to Republicans.

No women on Senate healthcare panel

Not One Woman Included in Senate Panel Crafting Healthcare Law

Nearly half of Senators comprising the group represent just 2.6 percent of entire U.S. population and less than 1 percent of Blacks and Latinos.

Conservatives Back Latest U.S. Health Care Bill

Conservatives Back Latest U.S. Health Care Bill

In its statement, the House Freedom Caucus said it welcomed an amendment that would let states seek waivers from some Obamacare requirements.

VA Hospitals Fall Short on Patient Satisfaction

VA Hospitals Fall Short on Patient Satisfaction

Veterans Affairs (VA) hospitals in the U.S. may deliver higher quality care than other medical centers but still get lower marks on patient satisfaction.

Mentally Ill Accessing Less U.S. Health Care

Mentally Ill Accessing Less U.S. Health Care

People with serious psychological distress are three times more likely to be too poor to afford care and 10 times more likely to be unable to pay for medications.

Health Care Vote Postponed, Bill Still Hurts Low-Income Americans

Health Care Vote Postponed, Bill Still Hurts Low-Income Americans

The bill has failed to satisfy conservatives, who still seek to slash certain health benefits. Revisions will still leave millions uninsured as well as further cut Medicaid.

GOP Health Care Still in Limbo, Conservatives Push to Cut Benefits

GOP Health Care Still in Limbo, Conservatives Push to Cut Benefits

Negotiations will likely result in cuts for mental health services, maternity care and addiction treatment and severely impact low-income Americans.

Black hair care

Report: Beauty Products for Black Women Have More Health Hazards

Researchers say ingredients in products pose a risk of hormone disruption, developmental and reproductive damage and cancer.

Psychotherapists Race and Class

Some Psychotherapists May Choose Patients by Race or Class

Unconscious bias in psychotherapists may lead to disparities in who receives health care based on race and class, a study found.

First Black Woman Promoted to Three-Star Army General

Nadja West's military career includes several historic firsts.