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Medicaid Work Restrictions.

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 22 PROGRAM # 8271 12:00 PM PT Medicaid Work Restrictions. Health advocates are challenging in court plans in Kentucky to require Medicaid beneficiaries to work. Ten states have applied for a waiver to impose similar requirements to Medicaid. In California, legislators brought their own challenge. A state bill prohibits work requirements as a […]

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EEduardo Crabbe, a single dad from Stockton, worries about the poor air 
quality in the San Joaquin Valley because his 4-year-old daughter, Jaylnn, suffers from asthm
a. She carries an inhaler at all times, he said. (Ana B. Ibarra/California Healthline)

Postcard From Sacramento: Residents Rally For A Healthy Valley

“You can’t be a Golden State if you don’t operate by the Golden Rule … if there are disparities in different parts of the state,” Stockton Mayor Michael Tubbs told the crowd at a rally dubbed “Equity at the Mall.” Attendees toted signs demanding “Health and Justice for All” and calling on lawmakers to “Support the Dream.”

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Abogada Joy Dockter. Foto: California Health News

Hospitals Want To Cut Back On Free Care. Critics Say No Way.

In addition to charity care requirements, the California attorney general has the power to establish other mandates, such as how many emergency room beds must remain open, Valentine said. The mandates vary by hospital.

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(Español) Seria disparidad económica entre personas de color mayores de 50 años en NY

(Español) “Una proporción mayor de afroamericanos, asiáticos y latinos trabajan en empleos sin plan de ahorro para la jubilación, y los más expuestos a una ejecución hipotecaria”.

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En esta foto aparece Benjamin Frankilin amordazado con una máscara médica. Foto: www.123rf.com

(Español) Inscripción a la ley de salud modera las expectativas para 2019

(Español) “Las personas que reciben subsidios estarán en gran parte protegidas de los aumentos porque los subsidios aumentan junto con las primas… las más altas recaería en unos 6 millones de personas… con ingreso es de alrededor de 75 mil dólares anuales”.

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Danny Contreras y su esposa, Claudia, esperan en el consultorio de un médico con su hijo Danny Jr., quien necesitaba algunas vacunas. Contreras insta a otros padres a tomar un permiso familiar con sueldo. "Esté allí para sus hijos. Esté allí para su esposa ", les dice. (Cortesía de Danny Contreras).

Family Crisis Or New Joy? Get Paid Time Off For It

“I tell everybody, especially fathers, ‘Take advantage of it. Be there for your kids. Be there for your wife,’” the Watsonville resident says. “That’s sacred time.”

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(Español) Trump deporta, la población estadunidense envejece ¿Quién los cuidará?

(Español) Mary DiGangi, del Centro de Rehabilitación y Cuidados de Enfermería de Menorah, solicitó a las agencias de empleo 20 o 25 nuevos asistentes de enfermería y enfermeras. Ella piensa que “las políticas de inmigración y la retórica de la administración Trump han desalentado a los trabajadores potenciales”.

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The East Los Angeles Women’s Center is opening a domestic violence shelter on the Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center campus. The proximity makes it easier for doctors to ask patients about violence, said Rebeca Melendez, director of wellness at the center’s hospital office. “They don’t need to know all the answers,” she says. “They just need to call us.” (Anna Gorman/KHN)

Treating Domestic Violence As A Medical Problem

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommends doctors routinely question women about violence in the home and refer them to services if needed. The task force concluded in 2013 that intervention could reduce violence and abuse as well as mental and physical health problems.

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Ninos con discapacidades en una ecuela de Texas. Foto: www.thenational.ae

(Español) Texas excluyó ilegalmente a miles de personas de educación especial: gobierno federal

(Español) El Departamento de Educación de Estados Unidos anunció que Texas violó por años la ley federal al negar a los estudiantes con discapacidades el acceso a una educación pública adecuada. 150 niños habrían sido afectados, declaró Betsy DeVos.

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Medicaid, Children’s Insurance and Open Enrollment.

MONDAY, JANUARY 29 PROGRAM # 8253 12:00 PM PT Medicaid, Children’s Insurance and Open Enrollment. The federal government began allowing some states to require Medicaid beneficiaries to work in return for their health coverage, raising fears that many who are in need, may be discouraged from applying for benefits. On other news, funding for the […]

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