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Now more than ever, reporters need to be ready to communicate coverage alternatives to their audiences as layoffs sweep the nation.
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A growing group of small and medium-size businesses have signed on to changing how the nation’s health insurance system works. Here's why they're frustrated.
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This story was reported with the support of the Dennis A. Hunt Fund for Health Journalism, a program of the University of Southern California Center for Health Journalism.
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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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Many people who should remain eligible for Medicaid — because they’re working or qualify for an exemption — will also lose coverage, says CBPP's Judith Solomon.
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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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Puerto Rico was facing a health care crisis long before Hurricane Maria hit last year. The storm has made the problems much worse.
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A Los Angeles County Fire Department pilot project is testing out a a mobile integrated health care unit. The goal is to see if a “healthcare on wheels” model can help alleviate crowded emergency departments
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ER visits grew an average of 4 percent every year from 2010 to 2016.
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In California, Medicaid coverage among undocumented immigrants dropped, even as the broader Medicaid population grew. Experts say hostile political rhetoric is driving the dip.

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