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Trump wears coronavirus mask publicly for first time during visit to Walter Reed military hospital

President Donald Trump wears a mask as he walks down the hallway during his visit to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md., Saturday, July 11, 2020. Patrick Semansky | AP President Donald Trump wore a mask during a public visit to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center on Saturday, after long resisting… Read More »

Nancy Pelosi says ‘morbidly obese’ Trump should not take hydroxychloroquine

Nancy Pelosi snipes ‘morbidly obese’ Trump shouldn’t be taking hydroxychloroquine to PREVENT Covid-19 after president revealed he asked WH physician for it and doctors advise against treatment Trump said Monday he’s been taking hydroxychloroquine for around two weeks  The president has touted the drug to help with symptoms of the coronavirus  White House doctor, Dr. Sean… Read More »

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 »

Trump budget punts on healthcare reform, drug pricing policy – ModernHealthcare.com

President Donald Trump on Monday unveiled his fiscal 2021 budget plan to Congress, which is devoid of details on two of the most prominent healthcare policy issues on the 2020 campaign trail: large-scale healthcare reform and prescription drug pricing. The president’s budget is largely a messaging document, and Congress is not obligated to follow his… Read More »

A dynamic healthcare budget process may trump traditional budgeting in terms of accuracy, flexibility

It’s not uncommon for health systems to have an annual budgeting cycle that requires six months of work and thousands of hours from leadership. It’s a monumental undertaking — and yet the budget is often outdated in a matter of months. What that means is that, even with a strong flex budget, healthcare executives are… Read More »