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New York Times

Health care plan sponsor says Trump offers encouragement
ABC News
Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., the ranking member, and Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee, meet before the start of a hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017.
2 Senators Strike Deal on Health Subsidies That Trump Cut OffNew York Times
Trump Backs Away From Bipartisan Health Care DealNPR
Health care state of play: Trump blasts bipartisan dealCNN
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Forbes

Anthem Partners With CVS Health To Launch New PBM
Forbes
Anthem will launch its own new pharmacy benefit management company called IngenioRx in partnership with CVS Health, effective in January of 2020, the nation's second-largest health insurer said Wednesday. The move comes as Anthem's contract with ...
Anthem to launch own pharmacy-benefits manager, partner with CVS HealthMarketWatch

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New York Times

Senate Plan Gives Health Care Industry Hope, for Now: DealBook Briefing
New York Times
Good Wednesday morning from Andrew Ross Sorkin in New York and Michael J. de la Merced and Amie Tsang in London. We're thinking more about George Soros's big philanthropic move — while noting that he still hasn't signed the Giving Pledge.



EarthSky

Traveling to Mars? Top 6 health challenges
EarthSky
But long-distance space travel brings with it a unique set of health problems. How will the people who make the trip cope with the mental and physical rigors of the journey? Marc Jurblum, a training psychiatrist at the University of Melbourne and ...

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NBCNews.com

The 25th Amendment Proves Why Trump's Mental Health Matters
NBCNews.com
The 25th Amendment is the ultimate constitutional "check" — a corrective mechanism for an American president who is physically or psychologically unable to lead. Most important, it grants legal authority to those closest to power — first, the vice ...



New York Times

Health Care, Raqqa, NBA: Your Tuesday Evening Briefing
New York Times
Also, two senators reached a bipartisan deal to continue the subsidies to health insurance companies that Mr. Trump planned to cut off. We visited an Arkansas county, above, where most voters backed Mr. Trump. Health care is a job engine there — and ...



New York Times

A Very Encouraging Health Care Deal
New York Times
This article is part of the Opinion Today newsletter. You can sign up here to receive more briefings and a guide to the section daily in your inbox. First: The bipartisan health care deal in the Senate, announced yesterday, is a very good deal. It ...

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NPR

Drug Companies Make Eyedrops Too Big, And You Pay For The Waste
NPR
ProPublica has been documenting the many ways money is wasted in health care. We've shown how hospitals throw out brand new supplies, nursing homes flush tons of unexpired medication and drug companies concoct costly combinations of cheap drugs.

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Politico

Trump leaning toward former pharma exec for health secretary
Politico
President Donald Trump is leaning toward nominating Alex Azar, a former pharmaceutical industry executive and George W. Bush administration official, to serve as Health and Human Services secretary, according to two White House officials. If chosen ...
Ex-drugmaker exec top candidate to be Trump's new health chief: reportThe Hill

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Washington Post

GOP health insurance plan for feds part of larger assault on compensation
Washington Post
After repeatedly failing in their cynical efforts that would cut millions from health insurance rolls, congressional Republicans now are attacking the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program (FEHBP). Together with President Trump's earlier budget ...


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