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With just days to go before they were to take effect, a federal judge has blocked new Kentucky rules that would have created work requirements for Medicaid recipients, National Public Radio is reporting. U.S. District Judge James Boasberg issued the ruling on Friday that blocks the mandate pushed by Gov. Matt Bevin. Boasberg said the program, called […]

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WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans on Tuesday unveiled a budget that proposes trillions of dollars […]

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Health & Wellness, hepatitis C, medicaid, new therapy, sovaldi -

The newest superstar treatment in hepatitis C, Sovaldi, promises to cure more than 80 percent […]

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Barack Obama, Health Care, Health Care Reform, Medicaid, Obamcare, Politics, Republicans, Rick Perry, Rick Scott, States -

ANAYLSIS - Covering the uninsured is not just an ideological issue, splitting Democrats from Republicans.

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JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - Republicans in at least four states want to abandon an expansion of Medicaid in President Barack Obama's health care overhaul...

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Barack Obama, Health, Health Care, Health Care Reform, Insurance, Medicaid, Obamacare, Politics, Preventive care, Stephen J. Hemsley, Uninsured, UnitedHealth -

(AP) - Insurer UnitedHealth Group Inc. sees some parts of the health care overhaul as sound medicine and plans to keep them regardless of whether the law survives an upcoming Supreme Court ruling...

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