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Trump admin: Immigrant sponsors’ income a factor in Medicaid eligibility

Dive Brief: President Donald Trump’s administration sent guidelines to states Friday instructing that the income and resources of a legal immigrant’s sponsor should be factored into determining eligibility for Medicaid and CHIP, part of a broader tightening of immigration rules. Those sponsors are also responsible for reimbursing the state for the benefits provided, CMS said in… Read More »

Democrats urge Trump administration to vaccinate detained migrant families against flu

A Honduran migrant couple and their five kids taking part in a caravan heading to the US, wait to cross the border from Ciudad Tecun Uman in Guatemala, to Ciudad Hidalgo, Mexico, on October 22, 2018. Orlando Sierra | AFP | Getty Images Two House Democrats said Wednesday they have not received any answers from… Read More »

Trump administration is drafting plan to allow US consumers to import drugs from Canada

President Donald Trump in the Oval Office at the White House, July 22, 2019. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst Jonathan Ernst | Reuters President Donald Trump is working on a proposal that would allow the United States to import drugs from Canada, Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar told CNBC on Tuesday. “I just got off the… Read More »