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Trump admin’s Medicaid work requirements struck down by appeals court

Dive Brief: A federal appeals court Friday unanimously ruled against Arkansas’ Medicaid work requirements, a signature policy pushed by President Donald Trump’s administration that ties eligibility to the public insurance program for the poor to work or job training. The ruling will halt other work requirements implemented in other states beyond just Arkansas, according to University… Read More »

Texas court blocks hospital from taking baby girl off life support

Texas court blocks hospital from taking 9-month-old baby off life support as her family desperately searches for a facility to care for the infant girl in the next 10 days despite her ‘irreversible’ heart condition Tinslee Lewis was born premature with a rare heart defect called Ebstein’s anomaly, chronic lung disease and pulmonary hypertension  She’s… Read More »

Child Health Experts and Advocates File Amicus Brief in Supreme Court Describing Traumatic Impact of Daca Rescission on Recipients’ Children

—Washington, DC – At least a quarter of a million young children would be harmed developmentally, psychologically, and economically by the cancellation of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), yet the Trump administration failed to consider their interests when repealing the program in 2017. On Friday, three dozen organizations and leaders filed an amicus brief… Read More »

3,271 Pill Bottles, a Town of 2,831: Court Filings Say Corporations Fed Opioid Epidemic

The Walgreens employee was bewildered by the quantity of opioids the company was shipping to just one store. Its pharmacy in Port Richey, Fla. (population 2,831) was ordering 3,271 bottles of oxycodone a month. “I don’t know how they can even house this many bottles to be honest,” Barbara Martin, whose job was to review… Read More »