Facing Trump Subsidy Cuts, Health Insurance Officials Seek a Backup Plan

New York Times

Congress is on vacation, but state insurance commissioners have no time off. They have spent the past three days debating what to do if President Trump stops subsidies paid to insurance companies on behalf of millions of low-income people.

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McConnell open to bipartisan deal on health insurance payments

The Hill

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) is signaling that he’s open to a bipartisan deal on key payments to health insurance companies, but warning any agreement needs to include “real reforms.”

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New York State to help individuals pay for anti-overdose medication

New York Daily News

The state Health Department will soon help offset the cost for individuals looking to buy medication that reverses opioid overdoses, Gov. Cuomo announced Monday.

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Roswell Park lands in top 50 in U.S. News cancer hospital ranking

Buffalo News

Roswell Park Cancer Institute landed back in the top 50 hospitals for cancer in the latest U.S. News & World Report national rankings of hospitals.

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FDA cracks down on company marketing ‘three-parent’ babies

Washington Post

Is the Food and Drug Administration moving to assert more control over the genetic manipulation of embryos being used by the reproductive health industry?

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N.Y. can make more of medical marijuana program

Poughkeepsie Journal

For years, New York has fumbled its way to starting a sound and compassionate medical marijuana program that could help relieve the pain of so many people.

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