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UPDATED: Mon., July 29, 2019, 12:33 p.m.

Trump administration tightens opioid prescriptions for feds

The Trump administration says the government’s employee health plan will tighten its rules for covering prescription opioid painkillers starting this fall.

Harris health plan stops short of overhaul Sanders envisions

Kamala Harris insists she still backs “Medicare for All,” but the health care proposal she released on Monday stops short of the full scale health care system overhaul that’s being …

North Carolina sued again over transgender rights

North Carolina is being sued again over its treatment of transgender people, as state employees argue their health plan violated federal law by dropping coverage of medically necessary procedures.

UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 2, 2018, 10:01 a.m.

Dems will try forcing Senate vote against Trump health plan

Democrats will try forcing a campaign-season vote on blocking a Trump administration rule allowing insurers to sell short-term plans that are cheaper but skimpier than allowed under the Obama health …

Trump’s cheaper short-term health plans have coverage gaps

The Trump administration on Wednesday cleared the way for insurers to sell short-term health plans as a bargain alternative to pricey Obama-law policies for people struggling with high premiums.

Idaho candidates respond to health plan fall out

Lt. Gov. Brad Little, a Republican candidate running to be Idaho’s next governor, has gone on the defensive after spending months campaigning on a plan that has since been deemed …

Premera and Multicare Health System agree on a new contract

Premera Blue Cross, Washington’s leading health plan, today announced a new three-year contract with MultiCare Health System and its Accountable Care Organization, MultiCare Connected Care.