As the nation grapples with the pandemic, new research has identified dexamethasone, a low-cost generic drug, as a promising treatment for certain COVID-19 patients. But consumers worry – will its cost remain low? Will new treatments be affordable?
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Today, a coalition of 20 national organizations representing consumers, health care providers, and health plans sent a letter to Congressional leaders supporting a recent National Governors Association’s request that they increase federal matching funds for Medicaid by 12 percent.
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As the COVID-19 public health emergency continues to destabilize the economy, more individuals are turning to their state Medicaid agencies for health coverage. To date, more than 40 million Americans have filed for unemployment benefits in the past 10 weeks, and with job losses many individuals will inevitably lose employer-based health coverage. Current projections show […]
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As the death toll in nursing homes rises and COVID-19 testing capacity slowly expands, states are each crafting new testing policies to prevent and contain outbreaks in long-term care facilities, where more than half of coronavirus deaths have occurred in many states. While the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued general […]
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