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Posted in 2020

Postgraduate Funding Opportunities at the Nelson Mandela University in South Africa, 2020/2021

  If you would like to apply for postgraduate study in South Africa you may wish to consider the Postgraduate Funding Opportunities at Nelson Mandela…

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Mired In Medical Debt? Federal Plan Would Update Overdue-Bill Collection Methods
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Mired In Medical Debt? Federal Plan Would Update Overdue-Bill Collection Methods

Elham Mirshafiei was at the library cramming for final exams during her senior year at California State University-Long Beach when she grew nauseated and started…

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Must-Reads Of The Week From Brianna Labuskes
Posted in Abortion Courts Drug Costs Health Care Costs Health Industry HHS Hospitals Insurance Insurers Mental Health Opioids Pharmaceuticals Prescription Drugs Public Health States Substance Abuse The Health Law Trump Administration U.S. Congress Uninsured Women's Health

Must-Reads Of The Week From Brianna Labuskes

[UPDATED at 2:55 p.m. ET] Happy Friday! I come bearing a medical ethical quandary for you to mull as you head into your weekend. Stumped…

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Churches Wipe Out Millions In Medical Debt For Others
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Churches Wipe Out Millions In Medical Debt For Others

The leaders of Pathway Church on the outskirts of Wichita, Kan., had no clue that the $22,000 they already had on hand for Easter would…

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California Gov. Newsom Proposes Penalty To Fund Health Insurance Subsidies
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California Gov. Newsom Proposes Penalty To Fund Health Insurance Subsidies

Claire Haas and her husband are at a health insurance crossroads. If they were single, each would qualify for a federal tax credit to help…

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Dropped From Health Insurance Without Warning: Was It Legal?
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Dropped From Health Insurance Without Warning: Was It Legal?

Caitlin and Corey Gaffer know they made a mistake. Anyone could have done the same thing, the Minneapolis couple says. Still, they can’t believe it…

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Social Security Error Jeopardizes Medicare Coverage For 250,000 Seniors
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Social Security Error Jeopardizes Medicare Coverage For 250,000 Seniors

At least a quarter of a million Medicare beneficiaries may receive bills for as many as five months of premiums they thought they already paid….

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Payroll Tax Is One State’s Bold Solution To Help Seniors Age At Home
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Payroll Tax Is One State’s Bold Solution To Help Seniors Age At Home

Nearly a decade after federal officials discarded a provision in the Affordable Care Act that would have provided Americans with long-term care insurance benefits, two…

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Legal Promise Of Equal Mental Health Treatment Often Falls Short
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Legal Promise Of Equal Mental Health Treatment Often Falls Short

Amanda Bacon’s eating disorder was growing worse. She had lost 60% of her body weight and was consuming about 100 calories a day. But that…

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Why Some CEOs Figure ‘Medicare For All’ Is Good For Business
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Why Some CEOs Figure ‘Medicare For All’ Is Good For Business

EASTON, Pa. — Walk into a big-box retailer such as Walmart or Michaels and you’re likely to see MCS Industries’ picture frames, decorative mirrors or…

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