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Before Supreme Court Rules, Florida Considers Future Without Health Subsidies - New York Times

New York Times

Before Supreme Court Rules, Florida Considers Future Without Health Subsidies
New York Times
MIAMI — Sylvia Maltzman, a part-time tutor at a community college in Florida, pays $23 a month for the health insurance she got under the Affordable Care Act. A federal subsidy of about $475 covers the rest, and Ms. Maltzman, who has high blood ...
The health handouts we all getNews & Observer
5 Things To Know About The Latest Supreme Court Challenge To Health LawNPR (blog)
The health care case: Fear and loathing at the Supreme CourtThe Idaho Statesman
Tampabay.com
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India keeps tight rein on public health spending in 2015-16 budget - Reuters

Hindu Business Line

India keeps tight rein on public health spending in 2015-16 budget
Reuters
It had been expected that Prime Minister Narendra Modi would ramp up federal health spending in a bid to achieve his goal of universal health coverage. He has also vowed to revamp the sector and make medical services more affordable for the poor.
Budget is inexpensive health, insurance for allEconomic Times

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Billion-Dollar Health Startups - Wall Street Journal

Billion-Dollar Health Startups
Wall Street Journal
This is the vision of Proteus Digital Health Inc., a company founded more than a decade ago by a team of medical device entrepreneurs. The company has begun manufacturing its so-called digital medicines, which are currently being reviewed for approval ...

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Attention, Shoppers: Prices For 70 Health Care Procedures Now Online! - NPR (blog)

Attention, Shoppers: Prices For 70 Health Care Procedures Now Online!
NPR (blog)
"This has the potential to be a game changer," said Katherine Hempstead, who analyzes health insurance for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. "It's good for uninsured people. It's good for people with high deductibles. It's good for any person [who is ...


India Curbing Health Spending Growth Leaves Poor Exposed - Bloomberg

India Curbing Health Spending Growth Leaves Poor Exposed
Bloomberg
(Bloomberg) -- India increased the health department's budget about 2 percent to 297 billion rupees ($4.8 billion), leaving health spending at one of the lowest levels in the world as a percentage of gross domestic product. The department of health and ...


Fines Remain Rare Even As Health Data Breaches Multiply - NPR (blog)

Fines Remain Rare Even As Health Data Breaches Multiply
NPR (blog)
In a string of meetings and press releases, the federal government's health watchdogs have delivered a stern message: They are cracking down on insurers, hospitals and doctors offices that don't adequately protect the security and privacy of medical ...

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Gov. Baker Forces Resignation Of 4 Health Connector Board Members - WBUR

Boston Herald

Gov. Baker Forces Resignation Of 4 Health Connector Board Members
WBUR
Charlie Baker sought and received the resignations of four member of the state's Health Connector board, including MIT economist Jonathan Gruber, who came under fire for saying it was “the stupidity of the American voter” that led to the passage of ...
Reports: Gov. Baker Calls for Resignation of Jonathan Gruber From Health ...Boston.com
Baker removes four Health Connector board members, including MIT's GruberBoston Business Journal (blog)
Jonathan Gruber Ousted From Massachusetts Health PanelHuffington Post
Twitchy -Boston Herald
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Parents Choose A Simple Device To Reshape A Baby's Ear - NPR (blog)

Parents Choose A Simple Device To Reshape A Baby's Ear
NPR (blog)
Soon after giving birth to a baby girl, Jennifer McMullen noticed that one of her daughter's ears looked a little different. "She had a condition called lidding, where the top part of the cartilage in the ear is basically folded over so the top ridge ...

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Annoyance Arises From Gov't Error on Health Care Tax Forms - ABC News

Annoyance Arises From Gov't Error on Health Care Tax Forms
ABC News
It's not uncommon to feel some trepidation around tax-filing season. But there's an added hassle this year for nearly a million consumers who got financial help with health insurance premiums under President Barack Obama's law. The government sent ...

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Precision Medicine Needs Precision Questions—Especially About Sex - Slate Magazine

Slate Magazine

Precision Medicine Needs Precision Questions—Especially About Sex
Slate Magazine
Public health researchers have noted that in order to curb the HIV epidemic in the most vulnerable of groups in the United States—notably young black gay men—we must improve access to high-quality health care and routine HIV testing and treatment.

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