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Updated HPV Vaccine Recommendations Follow Big HPV Infection Drops Shown In New Study

Jul 03, 2019 , Forbes
Substantial declines in HPV-related infections and genital warts have led to an expansion in recommendations for the...
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Virtual primary care startup opens first of many in-office clinics for workers

Jul 03, 2019 dave.muoio@himssmedia.com (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
Eden Health's latest expansion to its hybrid approach comes from a recent deal with...
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Four key takeaways from Congress’s latest single-payer hearing

Jun 18, 2019 , Healthcare Business News
Although the first hearing by a healthcare committee on recent coverage expansion proposals was supposed to encompass a range of Democratic bills, national single-payer proposals garnered almost all the...
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Oklahoma Advocates Launch Campaign To Get Medicaid Expansion On The Ballot

Jun 15, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The coalition will need to collect nearly 178,000 voter signatures to put the issue on the November 2020 ballot. "We're normal, everyday Oklahomans that care about this issue and we're growing every day," said Oklahomans Decide Healthcare spokeswoman Amber England. Medicaid news comes out of Louisiana and Ohio, as well....
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How Medicaid Expansion Prevents Child Neglect

Jun 15, 2019 , Forbes
Medicaid expansion may help prevent child neglect, new research in JAMA Network Open...
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A Top Virginia Republican Survives Primary Challenge That Was Provoked By His Support For Expanding Medicaid

Jun 13, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Republicans who supported Medicaid expansion efforts were targeted by conservatives for primary challenges, but Republican state Sen. Emmett Hanger, one of the state's most powerful senators, fended off the challenge. A lesser-known lawmaker who supported Medicaid was defeated by his more conservative rival. Medicaid news comes out of New Hampshire and Georgia, as well....
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Fewer psychiatrists take Medicaid patients even as the program has expanded

Jun 08, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Fewer and fewer psychiatrists are accepting Medicaid even as increasing numbers of patients have gained mental health coverage through expansion of the program, a new study suggests....
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Medicaid expansion tied to fewer heart disease deaths

Jun 08, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - With increased access to insurance under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), known as Obamacare, fewer middle-aged people are dying from heart disease, a U.S. study suggests....
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Study: Fewer Heart Deaths Tied To ACA's Medicaid Expansion

Jun 06, 2019 , Forbes
Medicaid expansion is linked to “lower cardiovascular mortality" in states that expanded such coverage under the Affordable Care Act, a JAMA Cardiology study shows....
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Upsher-Smith receives two DIANA awards, expands its HQ

Jun 06, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
Upsher-Smith received two Healthcare Distribution Alliance DIANA awards as it celebrated a nearly 300,000-sq.-ft. expansion of its headquarters. Read More...
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Medicaid expansion tied to 'timely' treatment for black cancer patients, study says

Jun 03, 2019 , CNN Health
The expansion of the Medicaid program -- a major part of the Affordable Care Act -- has helped black cancer patients receive more timely treatment in states where expansion took place, according to new research....
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Kroger adds higi stations to Roundy’s stores in partnership expansion

Jun 01, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
The higi health stations in Kroger stores conducted 10 million tests in 2018, with a total of 46 million conducted since the partnership began in 2011, higi said. Read More...
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Colon Cancer Screenings Rise When Medicaid Arrives

May 25, 2019 , WebMD
American Cancer Society researchers analyzed CDC data and found that in states that were very early adopters of the Medicaid expansion, the rate of low-income adults ages 50-64 who were up to date with colon cancer screening rose from 42.3% in 2012 to 51.1% in...
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Oscar Health Readies 2020 Medicare Expansion With Bigger Profits

May 16, 2019 , Forbes
Oscar Health said its underwriting profit rose 5% in the first quarter as the company prepares to expand into new Medicare Advantage markets for next year....
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Children's Hospital of Philadelphia to Build New Specialty Care and Urgent Care Center in Abington

May 13, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) today announced plans to open a new 37,000-square-foot Specialty Care & Urgent Care Center in Abington, PA. This is the latest expansion in the CHOP Care Network, which today includes more than 50 primary care offices, specialty care and surgical centers, u......
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WHO experts recommend ramping up Ebola vaccine after Congo cases surge

May 08, 2019 , Reuters
World Health Organization experts recommended on Tuesday a dramatic expansion of vaccination against Ebola in Congo after a surge in cases showed that the strategy of vaccinating those known to be exposed to the disease was no longer sufficient....
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2019 Retail Pacesetters: Amazon makes a play in traditional retail

May 08, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
Like Walmart, it seems Amazon also has lofty goals when it looks at ways to grow its business. Amazon has been testing the waters in the past year with expansion in both its online and physical store presence. Read More...
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2019 Retail Pacesetters: Meijer operates supercenters at a high level

May 08, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
Meijer, a pioneer of the supercenter concept, continues to push forward with expansion of its core one-stop-shopping format while also experimenting with other retail designs. Read More...
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Piping Rock set to expand with new facility

May 07, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
The Ronkonkoma, N.Y.-based company is set to open a 330,000-sq.-ft. facility in Aurora, Ohio, marking an expansion beyond its operations that largely have been focused in the Northeast. Read More...
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As Joe Biden Pushes Obamacare Fix, Insurers Ready 2020 Expansion

May 05, 2019 , Forbes
Health insurers are beginning to announce expansion plans for 2020 for individual coverage offered under the Affordable Care...
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