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Health Care

  • House approves VA health care overhaul

    | 07/30/14 08:44 PM

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The House overwhelmingly approved a landmark bill Wednesday to help veterans avoid long waits for health care that have plagued the Veterans Affairs Department for years. The...
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  • Probe exposes flaws behind HealthCare.gov rollout

    | 07/30/14 05:58 PM

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Management failures by the Obama administration set the stage for computer woes that paralyzed the president's new health care program last fall, nonpartisan investigators said...
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  • Illinois Medicaid restricts use of hepatitis drug

    | 07/30/14 04:32 PM

    CHICAGO (AP) — Facing ballooning costs for a $1,000 pill to treat hepatitis C, Illinois' Medicaid program is putting tight restrictions in place, including requiring patients to meet 25 criteria...
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