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Appeals Court Rejects Trump Medicaid Work Requirements in Arkansas

A federal appeals court panel on Friday unanimously upheld a lower court’s ruling striking down work rules for Medicaid recipients in Arkansas, casting more doubt over broader Trump administration efforts to require poor people to work, volunteer or train for a job as a condition of getting government health coverage. A three-judge panel of the… Read More »

Fine food buyers in stockpiling frenzy before Trump tariffs start

These are not your average hoarders. Purveyors of fine culinary goods are racing to stockpile European imports in anticipation of Trump administration tariffs that threaten to more than double the price of everything from French wines to Italian cheeses. “We need to make sure we can get through the summer,” explained Jeff Zacharia of the… Read More »

New Trump rule to make more health care rates public – The Washington Post

The Trump administration on Friday issued controversial rules compelling hospitals and insurers to give consumers more information upfront about what their care will cost — requirements that the president called a historic step to give Americans tools to shop for affordable health care. Under one rule resisted for months by a broad swath of the… Read More »

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 »