Take the Generic, Patients Are Told. Until They Are Not.

New York Times

This article was written through collaboration between The New York Times and ProPublica, the independent, nonprofit investigative journalism organization.

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Trump threats to cut ACA subsidies would hit NY hard

WSKG News

New York state stands to lose nearly $1 billion if President Donald Trump follows through with his threat to “let Obamacare fail” and cut key health care subsidies under the Affordable Care Act.

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Opioid Users Are Filling Jails. Why Don’t Jails Treat Them?

New York Times

When Dave Mason left jail in October 2015 after his 14th criminal conviction, the odds were good that he would soon end up dead.

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How this new exec is planning to make MVP more ‘nimble and flexible’

Albany Business Review

As MVP Health Care’s new chief information officer, Michael Della Villa will oversee technology infrastructure and strategy as the health insurance company strives to be more efficient.

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United Apologizes, Reverses Truvada Policy After HIV Activists Push Back

NBC News

Following outrage by HIV advocates after UnitedHealthcare sent a rejection letter to a patient seeking Truvada — denying him due to his “high risk homosexual behavior” — the insurer announced Friday it is changing its policy for the daily HIV prevention pill “effective immediately.”

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Coalition Urges NY House Delegation To Push For ACA Subsidies

New York State of Politics

A coalition of organizations ranging from the health care union 1199/SEIU to the Business Council sent a letter Friday to the state’s House delegation urging them to push for subsidies made available under the Affordable Care Act that President Trump has threatened to discontinue.

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