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Judge: Iowa Medicaid denial of sex change surgery unlawful

An Iowa judge has ruled that 2019 state law passed by Republicans prohibiting Medicaid coverage for sex reassignment surgeries for…

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2nd group of states challenges health worker vaccine mandate

A second set of states has filed a federal lawsuit challenging the Biden administration’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate for health care…

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Poor Mississippi county celebrates rural hospital reopening

MARKS, Miss. — For the past five years, anybody who broke a leg, had a heart attack or came down…

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Alzheimer’s drug cited as Medicare premium jumps by $21.60

Medicare’s “Part B” outpatient premium will jump by $21.60 next year, one of the largest increases ever By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR…

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States challenge Biden’s vaccine mandate for health workers

A coalition of 10 states has filed a lawsuit challenging a new rule by President Joe Biden’s administration requiring millions…

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After drinking water crisis, Newark is winning war on lead

NEWARK, N.J. — On a recent sun-drenched morning, the staccato rhythms of a jackhammer ricocheted off buildings as a work…

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Key takeaways as US sets Jan. 4 vaccine mandate deadline

Millions of U.S. workers now have a Jan. 4 deadline to get a COVID vaccine By The Associated Press November…

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US mandates vaccines or tests for big companies by Jan. 4

Tens of millions of Americans who work at companies with 100 or more employees will need to be vaccinated against…

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Biden announces ‘historic’ deal — but no action yet

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden announced Thursday that he and Democrats in Congress have reached a “historic” framework for his…

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Medicaid issues, not Medicare’s, get fixes in Biden budget

WASHINGTON — Medicaid issues are turning up as winners in President Joe Biden’s social agenda framework even as divisions force…

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