Year-round health insurance for the National Guard has proven elusive

Aboard a C-40 military transport plane Halfway through his tenure as a National Guard officer, Army General Daniel Hokanson’s quest for year-round health insurance for all Guardsmen has come to a halt. Hokanson, who took over as head of the National Guard in 2020, has repeatedly raised the prospect that nearly 60,000 pilots and soldiers … Read more

The House votes Friday to pass the Democrats inclusive healthcare and climate bill

Once the bill is approved by the Democratic-controlled House of Representatives, it will then go to Biden to be signed into law. Final passage of the bill would give Democrats a chance to achieve key policy goals before the upcoming midterm elections, at a critical time as the party fights to retain control of its … Read more

County Executive Announces Alliance to Address the Degrading Condition of Behavioral Health Care in King County

A coalition of elected leaders, health care professionals, crisis responders, and community organizations recently announced the development of a broad policy approach to improving the state of behavioral health availability and sustainability across King County. King County Executive Dow Constantine was joined on August 11 by Seattle Mayor Bruce Harrell, King County Council Member Jeremy … Read more

Florida to Ban Medicaid Coverage for Those Seeking Gender Confirmation Sponsorship

Placeholder while loading article actions Transgender people of all ages will soon not be able to use Medicaid to help pay for gender confirmation care under a new state law, a move that comes as Governor Ron DeSantis’ administration pursues policies that increase restrictions on medical treatments such as puberty blockers and hormone therapy. Florida … Read more

Five things to know about renewing Affordable Care Act benefits in the Inflation Reduction Act

as part of Inflation reduction lawThe Senate recently passed a three-year extension (through 2025) for enhanced benefits for people who purchase their health coverage in the Affordable Care Act markets. These temporary subsidies were originally scheduled to last for two years (2021 and 2022) and were passed as part of US bailout bill (ARPA). Enhanced … Read more

Q&A: David A. Northern, Sr., President and CEO of the Houston Housing Authority on the organization’s work to address the city’s affordable housing crisis–the case for reform

The Houston Housing Authority (HHA) recently Featured In the New York Times for its efforts in Houston that provided housing for thousands of homeless individuals. Their work is being hailed as a model for tackling the country’s affordable housing crisis. The Houston Housing Authority is committed to supporting low-income residents, the elderly, and the disabled … Read more

Pessary market: the increase in pelvic organ surgeries is a fallout from the market leadership

Wilmington, Delaware, US, Transparency Market Research Inc. – The spiral market is estimated to notice significant growth during the forecast period 2021-2031. The increase in surgeries related to pelvic organ prolapse is expected to lead to significant growth in cheese market. The increasing number of aged and the high success rate of granulators will lead … Read more

How real is the danger from the Ukrainian nuclear plant Zaporizhia? – Politico

Click play to listen to this article Reports of Europe’s largest nuclear power plant being bombed in Russian-occupied Ukraine have raised fears of a nuclear catastrophe – but experts remain confident that the risk of a Chernobyl-like disaster is low. The factory in Zaporizhia, which has been under the control of Russian forces since March, … Read more

Patients and doctors are trapped in a gray area when abortion and emergency care laws conflict

Each week, Dr. Kim Puterbo sees a number of pregnant sufferers at Cleveland Hospital who’ve issues together with bleeding or an infection. An OB-GYN should make fast selections about tips on how to deal with it, together with eradicating a lifeless or dying fetus to guard the mom’s well being and life. Leaving a fetus … Read more