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New approach will provide state’s low-income health care program to children in the U.S. illegally.
La ley federal de salud está poniendo a los agricultores en una situación difícil. Muchos contratistas que suministran trabajadores tienen que ofrecer cobertura de salud. El seguro es costoso, y los contratistas se preocupan sobre las consecuencias para la inmigración.
The Obama administration on Wednesday released a plan for a new way to reimburse doctors for prescription drugs under Medicare, which is already drawing backlash from manufacturers and health care providers. However, CMS Acting Administrator Andy Slavitt defended the proposal, saying, “There is nothing that we propose to do, or should do, in any way, that prevents a patient from getting a prescription medicine that they need.”
With undocumented immigrant children able to get full Medi-Cal benefits starting in May, the state legislature will turn its attention to the more controversial idea of offering the same coverage to their adult counterparts.
Once bound for the hazardous waste incinerator, surplus pharmaceuticals are directed to people who find it hard to pay for prescriptions.
The federal health law is putting farmers in a tough spot. Many contractors supplying workers have to offer health coverage. Insurance is costly, and contractors worry about immigration fallout.
The eight states — Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Illinois, Kentucky, Michigan and New York — with statistically significant coverage gains in the National Health Interview Survey represent a political grab bag.
“We can’t promise that we can repeal Obamacare when a guy with the last name Obama is president,” the speaker said. Meanwhile, President Barack Obama will propose changes to the unpopular “Cadillac tax” on high-cost health insurance plans, and the health care law will make tax season more complicated for small businesses.
Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton says opponent Bernie Sanders’ health care plan will “never, ever come to pass,” and targets Republican Ted Cruz over his lack of a plan to replace the Affordable Care Act. Meanwhile, Sanders defends his proposals from critics who call them unrealistic. And STAT looks at how Americans’ health care has become the defining battle between the two candidates.
The exchange says “tens of thousands” of consumers were signing up in the week before the enrollment deadline. The new one is Feb. 6.