New York Times

Cheaper Health Plans Promoted by Trump Have a History of Fraud
New York Times
But these health plans, created for small businesses, have a darker side: They have a long history of fraud and abuse that have left employers and employees with hundreds of millions of dollars in unpaid medical bills. The problems are described in ...

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Politico

From opioids to HIV — a public health threat in Trump country
Politico
The next HIV epidemic in America is likely brewing in rural areas suffering under the nationwide opioid crisis, with many of the highest risk communities in deep red states that voted for President Donald Trump. Federal and state health officials say ...

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NBCNews.com

Dismay as Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe Named World Health 'Ambassador'
NBCNews.com
GENEVA — After widespread shock and condemnation, the head of the World Health Organization said Saturday he is "rethinking" his appointment of Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe as a "goodwill ambassador." In a new tweet, WHO director-general ...
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Washington Post

ACA enrollment schedule may lock millions into unwanted health ...
Washington Post
Millions of Americans with insurance through the Affordable Care Act could find themselves locked into health plans they do not want for the coming year ...
The Silver Lining in Trump's Health Care 'Sabotage'New York Times
Republicans Are Unsure What Trump Wants on Health CareRollingStone.com
Trump's right about plan for 'bailing out' health insurersNew York Post
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New York Times

IRS Says It Will Reject Tax Returns that Lack Health Insurance Disclosure
New York Times
In the latest signal that the Affordable Care Act is still law, the Internal Revenue Service said this week that it is taking steps to enforce the most controversial provision: the tax penalty people face if they refuse to obtain health insurance. Next ...
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Deseret News

Partnership helps Hispanics in Utah get access to health care
Deseret News
SANDY — Raquel Zapata didn't want to spend the money to get vision tests for all three of her kids, but she realized it was an important part of overall health. Lucky for them, the Hispanic Health Fair offered free vision screenings, among other ...



Axios

IRS will decline tax returns without proof of health insurance
Axios
Why it matters: The tax penalty for lack of health insurance has been controversial and this is the first time the IRS will enforce this rule. Also, it's a small sign that Trump's administration is keeping some parts of the Affordable Care Act alive ...

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Charleston Post Courier

Despite bipartisan support, South Carolina health centers wait to be rescued from a funding cliff
Charleston Post Courier
Patrice Smith, a marketplace certified application counselor with the Fetter Health Care Network, works with clients in 2013. As a federally qualified health center, Fetter is one of hundreds of such centers across the country awaiting a fix from ...



A Look A The Health Crisis In Puerto Rico After Hurricane Maria
NPR
A month after Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico, millions of residents still don't have access to electricity or proper healthcare, and bacteria in the water has exposed many people to disease. Facebook; Twitter. Google+. Email ...



Big Think

How Many Years of Good Health Do You Have Left? This Calculator Can Tell You
Big Think
If a scientist using an advanced AI program told you it could take all of your health and genetic information and other data, and tell you roughly when you were going to die, would you do it or choose not to know? Usually, people fall into one of two ...

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