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Trump administration pushes U.S. at-home kidney care, transplant availability

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Trump administration on Wednesday set goals to move more kidney disease treatment into patients’ homes and increase transplants while reducing the U.S. reliance on more costly dialysis clinics. President Donald Trump signed an executive order underscoring these goals, and the U.S. health agency said it would test new payment structures,… Read More »

Democratic senators call out Trump administration’s plan to dismantle ACA

Dive Brief: Democrats in Congress are ramping up their warnings about what they call catastrophic consequences if a ruling upending the Affordable Care Act stands, ahead of Tuesday’s scheduled oral argument in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit over the law’s constitutionality. In a call with reporters on Monday, Senate Minority Leader Chuck… Read More »

Trump ‘conscience’ rule for medical providers facing legal challenge in California

LOS ANGELES – Critics are assailing the Trump administration’s so-called “conscience” rule that allows health-care workers to refuse medical treatment to people, even in emergencies. They charge it allows “discrimination” against LGBTQ and women, and could result in some medical providers refusing lifesaving care. In a release last week, the U.S. Health and Human Services… Read More »