Month: September 2022

CALIFORNIA Health plan shake-up could disrupt coverage for low-income Californians

BY BERNARD J. WOLFSON KAISER HEALTH NEWS Almost 2 million of California’s poorest and most medically fragile residents may have to switch health insurers as a result of a new strategy by the state to improve care in its Medicaid program. A first-ever statewide contracting competition to participate in the program, known as Medi-Cal, required commercial …

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Biden hopes ending cancer can be a ‘national purpose’ for U.S.

By ZEKE MILLER and CARLA K. JOHNSON Associated Press SEPT. 12, 2022 4:33 PM PT BOSTON — President Biden on Monday urged Americans to come together for a new “national purpose” — his administration’s effort to end cancer “as we know it.” At the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, Biden channeled JFK’s famed moonshot speech 60 years ago, …

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