December 6, 2019
Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam (D) on Wednesday announced the state is dropping efforts to approve work requirements for Medicaid beneficiaries after Democrats last month won control of the state legislature, making it the latest state to "pause" work requirements amid challenges to the program.
In the Democratic presidential debates, public option health plans are being positioned as more "moderate" and less "disruptive" alternatives to single-payer proposals, such as Medicare for All—but what is lost in that framing is just how much public option plans would disrupt the current system, Margot Sanger-Katz writes for the New York Times' "The Upshot."
December 5, 2019
South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg (D), who is seeking the 2020 Democratic nomination for president, on Tuesday released a plan intended to combat inequality in the U.S. health care system.
November 25, 2019
Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg (D) on Sunday announced that he has entered the race for the 2020 Democratic nomination for president, and a video launching his campaign touched on his views regarding health care reform.
November 22, 2019
American Health Line rounds up the latest health care news in the states.
November 20, 2019
Sens. Cory Booker (D-N.J.), Kamala Harris (D-Calif.), and Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), who are competing for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, on Friday introduced a bill that would establish a new federal agency to regulate prescription drug prices.
November 19, 2019
President Trump decided not to sign off on a policy to ban U.S. sales of unapproved flavored e-cigarettes the night before his administration planned to announce the measure, an anonymous adviser to Trump told the Washington Post.
Sens. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), who each are seeking the 2020 Democratic nomination for president, on Friday separately announced timelines for implementing their so-called "Medicare-for-All" proposals if they are elected president.
November 18, 2019
TIME on Wednesday released its first TIME 100 Next list, naming the 100 "rising stars who are shaping the future of business, entertainment, sports, politics, science, health, and more."
November 13, 2019
Americans are citing health care, mass shootings, and the presidential election as significant sources of stress, according to the American Psychological Association's "Stress in America" survey released last week.
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