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Revised Senate bill keeps Cruz amendment for slimmed down coverage

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Senate bill would allow insurers to sell bare bones plans to one segment of the population while offering coverage to the healthier sector at lower premium rates.

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Sustainable supply chain management, and how it can save millions

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New York City Health and Hospitals plans to save close to $140 million by finding value across the spectrum.

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Draft budget gives HHS additional $14.5B over president’s request, cuts additional funding for ACA programs

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Budget provides $3.5 billion for CMS administrative expenses, which is $219 million below current levels and $137 million below amount requested.

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Senate worried about Indian Health Service’s underfunding with Trump’s budget

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Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) is worried about effects on Indian health care system if Congress were to accept GOP health plan to replace the ACA.

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Population health management must transcend claims, medical records

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Adverse changes, such as losing a job, living conditions and socialization are big determinants of health, expert says.

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Little-noticed tweak to insurance market could be boon for big pharma

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The pharmaceutical industry could see windfall profits from a little-noticed tweak to the insurance market tucked into the Trump administration's draft executive order on drug prices.

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