Health

The world’s HIV status

BY THE NUMBERS A look at the state of the epidemic, in data and charts. By Arnau Busquets Guàrdia 10/24/19, 4:05 AM CET Updated 10/24/19, 9:58 AM CET This article is part of Telescope: The…


The Scoop: October 23, 2019 Edition

In this edition Most of the state-run exchanges have enabled window shopping for 2020 plans Arizona has indefinitely postponed its Medicaid work requirement Public comment window opens for Washington’s proposed standard plans Colorado’s rate decrease…


Montana health system phishing scam affects 130,000 patients

A phishing scam targeting employees at Kalispell Regional Healthcare may have compromised health information of nearly 130,000 patients, the Montana health system confirmed. Kalispell discovered the phishing incident, in which several employees unknowingly provided login…



Idaho submits Medicaid expansion waiver for family planning

Idaho officials have submitted a Medicaid expansion waiver requiring patients to get referrals from primary physicians before they can get family planning services such as birth control, abortions or pregnancy care. The Idaho Department of…


Premiums for popular Obamacare plans to drop 4 percent

Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar, boasting about results on a press call with reporters, said President Donald Trump “the president who was supposedly trying to sabotage this law has been better at running…



How Warren could pay for ‘Medicare for All’

“You could say … that we’re spending about $3.5 trillion on health care now and we’re going to move that all onto the federal tab, but I think that’s a little too simplistic,” House Budget…