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N.C. Medicaid Expansion Bill Seeks To Lend A Hand To ‘Working Adults’

KHN Morning Briefing

The plan, advanced by four Republicans, faces a tough road in the legislature. Also in Medicaid news, troopers arrest protesters in the Tennessee governor’s office, Connecticut offers long-acting contraceptive options to enrollees after they give birth and enrollees in Oklahoma raise concerns about cutbacks.

Hospice Workers Face History Of Neglect In Trying To Overcome African-American Distrust

KHN Morning Briefing

Stat looks at efforts to tackle the issue of minority access to hospice care as a matter of social justice. In related news stories, former Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius urges doctors to allow patients to drive end-of-life care decisions while researchers study how diet might help ward off Alzheimer’s.