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Trump budget slashes Medicare, other health programs while boosting money for opioid crisis BY JAYNE O'DONNELL: President Trump's 2019 budget released Monday proposes cutting $1.7 trillion...
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Trump's big promises on drug costs followed by modest steps    BY ASSOCIATED PRESS: President Donald Trump makes big promises to reduce prescription drug costs, but his...
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Scott: Widen Medicare to cover addiction BY ELIZABETH HEWITT: Gov. Phil Scott and members of his administration encouraged lawmakers in Congress Tuesday to consider expanding...
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Medicare scams center around issuance of new cards BY COLIN VAN WESTEN: "(Scammers) are calling, asking for their card numbers and to verify their personal...
Text Refills

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Study: Interactive text messages improve Medicare members' prescription refills by 14 percentage points BY JONAH COMSTOCK: A new large-scale study shows that interactive, tailored text messages can...
More Than One-Third of People with Traditional Medicare Spent at Least 20 Percent of Their Total Income on Health Care in 2013

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More than one-third of people with traditional Medicare spent at least 20 percent of their total income on health care in 2013 BY CHRIS LEE:...
More Than One-Third of People with Traditional Medicare Spent at Least 20 Percent of Their Total Income on Health Care in 2013

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How Medicare can help with mental health BY Greg Dill: Let’s hope it never happens, but there may come a time in your life when...
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Factbox: Impact of the U.S. government shutdown BY REUTERS: U.S. lawmakers struggled on Sunday to reach a breakthrough during the second day of a government...
Alex Azar Health and Human Services Secretary

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Senate Finance Backs Alex Azar HHS Nomination  BY ALLISON BELL: Members of the Senate Finance Committee today voted 15 to 12 to support the nomination of...
Kentucky Medicaid Work Provisions

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Kentucky becomes first U.S. state to impose Medicaid work provisions BY YASMEEN ABUTALEB: Kentucky on Friday became the first U.S. state to require that Medicaid...