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Health Care 'Cadillac Tax' Repeal Bill up for Vote Wednesday

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Insurance Linked to Hospitals' Decision to Transfer Kids with Mental Health Emergencies

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Cyberattack Hits Major Hospital Chain Universal Health Services

What appears to be a major ransomware attack has hit the computers…
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‘People Are Going To Die’: Hospitals in Half The States Are Facing A Massive Staffing Shortage as Covid-19 Surges

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Hospitals Overrun As U.S. Reports 1 Million New Coronavirus Cases in a Week

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Report: Health Insurance Premiums Stay Flat, Telemedicine Added in Face of COVID-19

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Fatal Cases of COVID-19 at Nursing Facilities Prompt New California Law

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