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A Little-Recognized Public Health Crisis

WEBMore than 42,500 people died in car crashes in 2022, a death toll that rivals or surpasses those of other major public health threats, such as the flu and gun violence. …

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At GOP Convention, Health Policy Is Mostly MIA

WEBAfter an assassination attempt last weekend sent former President Donald Trump to the hospital with minor injuries, the Republican National Convention went off …

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KFF Health News Homepage 2023

WEBKFF Health News is a national newsroom that produces in-depth journalism about health issues and is one of the core operating programs at KFF — the …

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If Lawsuit Ends Federal Mandates on Birth Control Coverage, …

WEBAn ongoing lawsuit aims to set aside the Affordable Care Act’s requirements that insurers cover preventive care, such as contraception. If that happens, state …

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Older Women Are Different Than Older Men. Their Health Is …

WEBOlder women are also more likely than older men to have multiple medical conditions, disabilities, difficulties with daily activities, autoimmune illness, depression …

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How Two States Reveal a Deeper Divide on Insuring Kids’ Health

WEBSo, legislators in both states voted to expand a safety net known as the Children’s Health Insurance Program, or CHIP, which covers those 18 and younger in …

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New Health Laws Are Taking Effect In Nearly 20 States

WEBAlmost 20 states enacted healthcare laws taking effect in January, ranging from insurance regulation to gender-affirming care legislation. (Desilva, 1/2) A spate of …

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KFF Health News' 'What the Health

WEBHealth and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra joins host Julie Rovner to discuss the accomplishments of the health law — and the challenges it still faces. …

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5 Cases of Bird Flu Reported in Colorado Poultry Workers, …

WEBFive people who work at a poultry farm in northeastern Colorado have tested positive for the bird flu, the Colorado public health department reported July 14. This …

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HealthSherpa and Insurers Team Up To Curb Unauthorized ACA …

WEBWithout all health insurers participating, some agents said, fraudulent enrollment may shift to those remaining outside HealthSherpa’s program. At its launch …

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The CDC Lacks a Rural Focus. Researchers Hope a Newly

WEBThe omnibus appropriations bill signed by President Joe Biden in December 2022 gave the CDC $5 million for the 2023 fiscal year to create the Office of Rural …

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Is the Nation’s Primary Care Shortage as Bad as Federal Data …

WEBA Health Affairs study published in November shows the federal designations, which help allocate an estimated $1 billion in annual funding through at …

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Even in the Most Depressed County in America, Stigma Around …

WEBHe said his state’s combination of poor overall health, low education levels, and poverty — as well as the opioid epidemic, which has hit West Virginia particularly …

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LA County Invests Big in Free Virtual Mental Health Therapy for K …

WEBLOS ANGELES — Los Angeles County public schools are rolling out an ambitious effort to offer free mental health services to their 1.3 million K-12 students, a …

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Doctors Created a Primary Care Clinic as Their Former Hospital

WEBSince it opened its doors last August, Gallup Community Health has treated about 3,000 patients in its stucco office space just a block from the historic U.S. Route …

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Mental Health Respite Facilities Are Filling Care

WEBMental Health Respite Facilities Are Filling Care Gaps in Over a Dozen States. By Cheryl Platzman Weinstock July 11, 2023. Todd Noack is the founder and …

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KHN’s ‘What The Health

WEBMedicare’s sister program actually covers more people than Medicare. It’s complex and sometimes confusing, but Medicaid is critical to states, health care …

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Morning Briefings Archive

WEBMorning Briefing for Tuesday, June 18, 2024. June 18, 2024 Morning Briefing. KFF Health News’ Morning Briefing will not be published tomorrow, June 19, in observance of …

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KFF Health News’ ‘What the Health

WEBHealth and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra joins host Julie Rovner to discuss the accomplishments of the health law — and the challenges it still faces. …

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It's Not Just You: Picking Health Insurance Is Hard

WEBHealth care — and how much it costs — is scary. But you’re not alone with this stuff, and knowledge is power. “An Arm and a Leg” is a podcast about these issues, …

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KHN’s ‘What the Health

WEBSarah Karlin-Smith of the Pink Sheet, Margot Sanger-Katz of The New York Times and Joanne Kenen of Politico join KHN’s Julie Rovner to discuss these issues …

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5 Things to Know About Health Care Changes in Montana

WEBHere are five substantial health-related policies that emerged from the recently ended session. They include bills that Gov. Greg Gianforte has signed or is …

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After Appalachian Hospitals Merged Into a Monopoly, Their ERs …

WEBThe Tennessee health department, which has a more direct role in regulating Ballad, has each year issued a report saying the agreement that gave Ballad …

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