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Hospitals are expected to divert more of those savings back into their communities via public health programs since the ACA was passed. But are they?
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More and more older workers are being shoved out of stable jobs as they near retirement. Their pain can be quickly compounded by catastrophic health costs.
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Politico's Paul Demko looks at how three states — Washington, Mississippi and Idaho — are pursuing divergent paths under the new ACA landscape.
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One solution to allay the high numbers may be a pilot project the Los Angeles County Fire Department is trying out: a “health care on wheels.”
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Emergency departments at three hospitals stood out in all of California as the ones that were the most visited in 2016. They couldn’t be more different.
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What to do when history supersedes the thrust of your project?
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Critics fear a two-tier health system where the rich take priority over the rest. They argue concierge care will rob the system of needed physicians and hurt access to care for poorer patients.
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The issue of single-payer is front-and-center for gubernatorial candidates as California heads toward the June 5 primary.
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“This is just such a powerful but elegantly simple intervention,” said the lead researcher behind a recent study that used parent mentors to enroll families in Medicaid and CHIP coverage.
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"Data is the backbone of good reporting, but people make the audience care," writes broadcast reporter Tracie Potts. Here's how she finds the people that make the story.

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