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Medicaid Enrollment Surges, Stirs Worry About State Budgets

By Christina A. Cassidy | Jul 22
More than a dozen states that opted to expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act have seen enrollments surge way beyond projections, raising concerns that the added costs will strain their budgets when federal aid is scaled back starting in two years.

Major Cyberattack Targets UCLA Hospital System

Jul 19
A months-long cyberattack on the University of California, Los Angeles hospital system put at risk the personal information for up to 4.5 million people, officials said.

GOP Bill would Undermine Auto, Rail Safety Regulations

By Joan Lowy, Tom Krisher | Jul 17
At a time of record auto recalls and high-profile train wrecks, Republicans are working on legislation to roll back safety regulation of the auto and railroad industries.

Blue Cross and Blue Shield to Offer ID Protection Services

Jul 16
Blue Cross and Blue Shield will be providing identity protection services to all eligible members across the U.S. by the start of the new year.

Pricey Successor Overtakes $1,000-Per-Pill Hepatitis C Drug

By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Jul 15
The $1,000 pill for a liver-wasting viral infection that made headlines last year is no longer the favorite of patients and doctors. The new leading pill for hepatitis C is more expensive, and the number of patients seeking a cure has surged.

A New Shoe that Grows for Children

Jul 15
"Because International" is a nonprofit that has developed a new children's shoe that expands up to five sizes.

US Women Buying Street Grade Heroin at Rock Bottom Prices

Jul 13
A CDC report shows a 63 percent increase in heroin use over the last decade.

Doctor Misdiagnosed Cancer to Profit from Treatments

Jul 9
Cancer specialist Dr. Farid Fata sat in a Michigan courtroom and listened to former patients describing how he ruined their lives.

Medicare Proposes Coverage Change on Short Hospital Stays

By Richardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Jul 3
Medicare proposed to ease a coverage policy on short hospital stays that has been criticized because it can result in higher costs for seniors.

Health Ruling Relieves Consumers; GOP States Remain Critical

By Kelly Kennedy | Jun 26
The Supreme Court ruling validating federal health insurance subsidies for nearly 6.4 million Americans had consumers breathing a sigh of relief, but the reaction was different states states that have fought against the Affordable Care Act.

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