Healthcare


The national average in federal assistance per patient was $160,286. Michigan’s allotment was just $31,045 per patient.(AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)
How the Trump Administration Shortchanged Michigan Hospitals by $130K Per Patient

While federal funds gave most other states $160,000 per patient, Michiganders got just $31,000.

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For the Fifth Time in 3 Years, Voters in a Red State Approved Medicaid Expansion

More than 200,000 Oklahomans will qualify for the state’s Medicaid expansion. That coverage is in jeopardy, however, because of the lawsuit targeting the Affordable Care Act.

In this photo taken Saturday, June 27, 2020, medical personnel prepare to test hundreds of people lined up in vehicles in Phoenix's western neighborhood of Maryvale in Phoenix for free COVID-19 tests organized by Equality Health Foundation, which focuses on care in underserved communities. (AP Photo/Matt York)
Months Into the Pandemic, Hospital Workers Are Still Reusing Masks and Gowns

“We remain participants in an unnecessary, chaotic, 50-state scramble to secure badly needed PPE,” Washington Gov. Jay Inslee wrote.

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Trump Administration Admits It Doesn’t Have ‘Exact Details’ of Possible ACA Replacement, Even Amid Push for Repeal

The coronavirus pandemic "is laying bare the lethal inequality of American society and American healthcare."

Widespread protests after George Floyd's death did not contribute to any noticeable increase in coronavirus infections, officials say. (Photo for Cardinal & Pine by Grant Baldwin)
New Report: Black Lives Matter Protests Did Not Increase Coronavirus Infections

The Black Lives Matters protests that swept the nation in June do not appear to have sparked notable increases in coronavirus cases as was initially feared.

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Supreme Court Blocks Law That Would Have Left Only 1 Abortion Provider in Louisiana

Opponents of the law argued the law was burdensome and medically unnecessary and aimed only to regulate abortion clinics out of business.

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How the Supreme Court’s Abortion Access Case Will Impact Black Women Most

As more people are rising up to challenge systemic racism, we must recognize how Black women and women of color will be most impacted if the court upholds a law designed to shut down abortion clinics.