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Democrats in the U.S. Congress are considering a way to offer health care insurance for low income Mississippians who have been denied coverage because of the refusal of the state’s political leadership to expand Medicaid. The proposal would provide health care coverage to people who are below the...


By Emily Scott © Public News Service The Tube City Almanac September 25, 2021 Posted in: State Region Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf joined state and local officials in East Liberty in June to celebrate the 56th anniversary of Medicaid and the second anniversary of Pennsylvania’s...


Premiums for health insurance for individuals and small group markets are not expected to see large adjustments from carriers in 2022, a new report has found. However, regional differences in healthcare delivery might result in some variation in premiums, due in large part to the Covid-19 pand...


CUSHING, Okla. — Starting over and unpacking from a move is never easy, especially for a single father raising a young son who works to stay sober every day. "I was a blackout drinker starting about sophomore year," Geoff says. During a recent interview with 2 News Oklahoma anchor Karen Larsen, G...


This is Part 4 of an 11-part series. Read the full series here. Americans will spend over $4 trillion on health care this year, and the federal government projects that will rise to more than $6 trillion in the next seven years. Health care costs are growing faster than the economy, and a bi...


Sep. 21, 2021 Updated: Sep. 21, 2021 10:06 p.m. Baptist Hospital resident Nigil Thaimuriyil peeks insidethe mobile medical unit at Baptist Hospital, which was installed as COVID-19 cases rapidly increase, taxing emergency rooms and hospitals. The outdo...


Burlington County Commissioner Director Felicia Hopson speaks during the opening of the Burlington County Recovery Center last September. Burlington County Office of Public Information By TAPINTO BORDENTOWN STAFF Published September 25, 2021 at 12:00 PM MOUNT HOLLY...


Last modified on Sep 24, 2021 11:55 BST Bridie Wilkins Great British Bake Off host Matt Lucas has changed his diet and exercise routine to lose weight and get fitter. Matt Lucas previously took to Instagram with a photo alongside David Walliams , revealing he had lost an...


PROVIDENCE – A Dominican national who operated a drug stash house and arranged for the sale of fentanyl on multiple occasions, and who used the stolen identity and Social Security number of another person to gain Rhode Island Medicaid benefits and Rhode Island driver’s licenses and permits, was s...


The Department of Justice announced today criminal charges against 138 defendants, including 42 doctors, nurses, and other licensed medical professionals, in 31 federal districts across the United States for their alleged participation in various health care fraud schemes that resulted in approxi...



Blog Author: Alexander Sherman, Health Care Campaigns Associate The No Surprises Act, which protects Americans from most surprise medical bills from out-of-network health providers, is a milestone victory for consumers after years of advocacy. However, with a few months to go until its implemen...


ALEXANDRIA, Va. – A Virginia doctor pleaded guilty today to his role in a $1.8 million health care fraud scheme to prescribe medically unnecessary compounded pain and scar creams and other expensive medications. “Through his deceit and greed, Rosen exploited the trust placed in him as a medical p...


ALEXANDRIA, Va. – A Virginia doctor pleaded guilty today to his role in a $1.8 million health care fraud scheme to prescribe medically unnecessary compounded pain and scar creams and other expensive medications. “Through his deceit and greed, Rosen exploited the trust placed in him as a medical p...