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President Joe Biden on Wednesday said his administration was focused “intensely” on lowering health care costs and took aim at “MAGA” Republicans who he said are intent on dialing back Medicare coverage for millions of Americans.
After years of refusing to expand Medicaid benefits for new mothers, Republican officials in more than a half-dozen states are reversing course.
Federal officials say they're working to cut down on a growing backlog of complaints lodged against health care providers and government agencies by patients who claim their civil rights or privacy have been violated.
A look at why so many people may no longer qualify for the Medicaid program over the next year and what you need to know if you're one of those people who relies on the program.
President Joe Biden has informed Congress that he will end the twin national emergencies for addressing COVID-19 on May 11, as most of the world has returned closer to normalcy nearly three years after they were first declared.
The government says a record 16.3 million people sought health insurance through the Affordable Care Act this year. That's double the number covered when the marketplaces first launched nearly a decade ago.
Problems are mounting at hospitals across the nation as they try to deal with widespread staffing shortages, overworked nurses beaten down by the pandemic and a busted pipeline of new nurses.
The 988 mental health and suicide prevention helpline has quickly expanded its reach in the six months since it launched. It has received just over 2 million calls, texts and chat messages since July.
The Biden administration says it will release doses of prescription flu medicine from the Strategic National Stockpile to states as flu-sickened patients continue to flock to hospitals and doctors' offices around the country.
The Biden administration is searching for ways to safeguard abortion access for millions of women, but those efforts are bumping up against strict new state laws enacted in the months after the Supreme Court stripped the constitutional right.
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