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The Latest: Booker sees ‘lot of pathways’ on health care

The Latest on the Democratic presidential candidates (all times local): 12:05 p.m. Sen. Cory Booker is among several Democratic presidential contenders who back universal health insurance coverage, but he’s acknowledging that compromise may [...]

How your health information is sold and turned into ‘risk scores’

No law prohibits collecting such data or using it in the exam room. The justification for risk scoring is the opioid epidemic, which kills about 130 Americans a day. | AP Photo/Patrick Sison health care Information used to gauge opioid [...]

Newsom makes health care the centerpiece of California’s resistance to Trump

California Gov. Gavin Newsom at his Jan. 7 inauguration announced he wants California to be the first state to extend Medicaid coverage to undocumented adults, | Frederic J. Brown/AFP/Getty Images Health Care If his health care innovations [...]

Gavin Newsom seeks to add more illegal immigrants to California health care plan

Newly sworn-in California Gov. Gavin Newsom, vowing to provide “sanctuary to all who seek it,” has proposed extending state health care coverage to more illegal immigrants living within the Golden State’s borders. Hours after assuming [...]

The Latest: After child deaths, more health exams instituted

YUMA, Ariz. (AP) – The Latest on two Guatemalan children who died while in U.S. government custody (all times local): 3:45 p.m. The government of El Salvador is pushing back against President Donald Trump’s assertion that it doesn’t [...]

POLITICO Playbook: Knowing the next chief, and what’s coming up on health care

Presented by */ ]]> White House budget chief Mick Mulvaney has spent several months openly lobbying for the job of chief of staff, POLITICO reports. | Evan Vucci/AP Photo DRIVING THE DAY SNEAK PEEK … THE PRESIDENT’S WEEK [...]

Obamacare ruling delivers new shock to health system

Friday night’s surprise decision doesn’t require all ACA-created projects and health coverage to immediately cease. | Patrick Sison/AP Photo Share on Facebook Share on Twitter */ ]]> Expanded Medicaid for millions. Penalties [...]

SC attorney general applauds ruling on health care overhaul

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) – South Carolina’s top prosecutor is applauding a federal judge’s ruling that President Barack Obama’s Affordable Care Act is unconstitutional. Attorney General Alan tells The Associated Press that he has always [...]

Federal judge in Texas rules Obama’s health care overhaul unconstitutional

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) – Federal judge in Texas rules Obama’s health care overhaul unconstitutional. Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC. The Washington Times Comment Policy The Washington Times welcomes your comments [...]

Texas judge rules health care overhaul unconstitutional

WASHINGTON (AP) – A conservative federal judge in Texas on Friday ruled the Affordable Care Act “invalid” on the eve of the sign-up deadline for next year. But with appeals certain, even the Trump White House said the law will remain [...]