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Will Canada Fight Back?

August 6, 2019

Canada’s main pharmaceutical lobby group has urged the government not to wait for drug shortages before responding to U.S. plans to import Canadian drugs, according to documents seen by Reuters. Read More

White House Weighs September Rollout of Health Plan

August 6, 2019

The Trump administration is considering releasing its long-promised health-care plan in the fall as part of a campaign strategy to offer an alternative to Democratic candidates who back Medicare for All, according to people familiar with the discussions. Read More

Health Insurers Experience July Heatwave

August 6, 2019

UnitedHealth Group, Anthem and several other insurers outpaced the broader market in what has been an otherwise choppy year for the industry. The industry is also holding up surprisingly well during the most recent round of corporate earnings. It is showing solid profit growth while companies within the broader S&P 500 are expected to report an overall contraction. Read More

For Cash-Strapped Older Adults, A Costly Wait For Medicare

August 6, 2019

By Nicole Hayden, USC Center for Health Journalism News Collaborative Bill Youngblood considers himself an expert on the struggle many people in their 50s and early 60s face: how to find affordable health insurance before they turn 65 and qualify for Medicare. Read More