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New York Times

Trump Pulls Back From Senate Deal to Fund Health Subsidies
New York Times
WASHINGTON — President Trump on Wednesday backed away from his endorsement of a bipartisan Senate proposal to stabilize health insurance markets, throwing the legislative effort into doubt even as the chief architect of the deal predicted that it ...
Trump pullback from bipartisan health care fix gives Washington whiplashPBS NewsHour
Alexander-Murray deal on health care subsidies falters after Trump tweets disapprovalUSA TODAY
Senators Are Pushing Ahead with a Health Care Deal as President Trump Sends Mixed SignalsTIME
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The Latest: Governors urge Congress to back health subsidies
ABC News
Mike Rounds, R-S.D., right, speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017, after he and Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., say they have the "basic outlines" of a bipartisan deal to resume payments to health insurers that President ...

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Key Senate Republican: Bipartisan health care deal has 'stalled out'
Washington (CNN) The bipartisan Alexander-Murray health care deal has "stalled out" without the support of President Donald Trump, Sen. John Thune, the third-ranking Senate Republican, said Wednesday. "At the moment it looks like everything has stalled ...
Sen. Orrin Hatch deals blow to bipartisan health care billBeckley Register-Herald

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New York Times

A Very Encouraging Health Care Deal
New York Times
It also gives states some more flexibility, a longtime conservative priority. Perhaps above all, it's a sign that some leading Republicans are finally serious about trying to improve the health care system. The deal, John McCain said, “shows that good ...
Health care state of play: Trump blasts bipartisan dealCNN
Trump Rejects Health Insurer 'Bail Out' — After Praising
The Alexander-Murray Market Stabilization Package: What's In It And Where's It Going?Health Affairs (blog)
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States ask US court to keep up health subsidies cut by Trump
ABC News
California Attorney General Xavier Becerra, left, and Tam Ma of the advocacy group, Health Access California, discuss a lawsuit filed by 19 attorneys general over President Donald Trump's decision to end health care subsidies during a news conference ...

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Anthem Partners With CVS Health To Launch New PBM
Anthem will launch its own new pharmacy benefit management company called IngenioRx in partnership with CVS Health, effective in January of 2020, the nation's second-largest health insurer said Wednesday. The move comes as Anthem's contract with ...
Health insurer Anthem takes pharmacy business in house, taps CVS to

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Free women's health services to be offered Saturday
The Daily Progress
Area hospital and health organization personnel will offer free health services to local women on Saturday. The fourth annual Stay Healthy, Stay Happy, Stay Happy initiative is being organized by Dr. JoAnn Pinkerton, director of the Midlife Health ...

Harvard Business Review

Using Technology to Improve Rural Health Care
Harvard Business Review
Providing health care in rural regions presents unique challenges. For some patients, the closest doctor may be a three-hour drive. Clinicians seeking an expert consult may find there's no appropriate specialist within 100 miles. And vast distance can ...


How the Alexander-Murray bipartisan health care proposal could affect you
WASHINGTON — The Obamacare roller coaster ride continued this week with a bipartisan effort to make short-term fixes to the insurance marketplaces. On Tuesday, Sens. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., and Patty Murray, D-Wash., said they had reached a deal ...
Does Trump want to destroy our health-care system? He can't seem to decide.Washington Post
New health deal falls flat with GOPThe Hill

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Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

New 160-bed hospital in Pine tops Highmark Health's big push to expand its system
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
In a major step toward a long-stated goal of “making health care more affordable and keeping it close to home,” Highmark Health President and CEO David Holmberg on Wednesday announced plans to build a new 160-bed hospital in Pine Township as well ...
Highmark Health, AHN announce new hospital, facility investmentsWPXI Pittsburgh
Allegheny Health Network plans major $700 million expansionTribune-Review
Highmark's Allegheny Health Network announces $1B expansionColumbus Ledger-Enquirer

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