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A group of bipartisan lawmakers unveil a package of six bills to improve gaps in the medical supply chain revealed during the pandemic. In other COVID news from Capitol Hill, Americans weigh in on who is to blame for the failure to pass another round of stimulus.
Opinion pages focus on these health care issues and others.
Federal officials say the cost of the benchmark plan will be down for the third year in a row when enrollment begins next month. Meanwhile, ProPublica looks at misleading social media ads for health insurance that isn’t comprehensive.
Although supports have pent-up demand for many projects, health care is among the top issues that Democrats say they will seek to reinforce if they take the White House and the Senate in the Nov. 3 election. Political coverage also includes reports on inaccuracies in Trump’s stump speeches, social media ads on insulin pricing and a California initiative on contract workers.
Editorial writers focus on these health care topics and others.
Opinion writers weigh in on these pandemic topics and other health topics, as well.
Uber and Lyft have both been pushing into the health care market. Industry development from HCA Healthcare and John Hopkins University is in the news, as well.
In her questionnaire, Amy Coney Barrett omitted a reference to a 2006 anti-abortion newspaper advertisement that she signed.
Among their concerns is a controversial plan to eliminate the list of procedures that can be done on an inpatient-only basis.
Various reports on Amy Coney Barrett’s past statements reflect on her potential future Supreme Court decisions.
The rollout was originally intended for July but was postponed because of the pandemic. The first site — Mann-Grandstaff VA Medical Center in Spokane, Washington — will go live on the new Cerner Corp. system on Oct. 24.
News outlets analyze the bits of information that could be gleaned from the first Trump-Biden showdown, which touched on drug prices and future health care reforms in addition to the ever-dominant pandemic issues.
The coronavirus pandemic is certainly going to be a topic during the debate, but other health care issues are also expected to come up. In more election news related to health: President Trump plans a rally in Wisconsin.
Opinion writers weigh in on these health issues and others.
President Donald Trump announced the final rule that clears the way for states to import cheaper medicines from Canada while outlining his “America First Health Plan” Thursday.
Editorial writers express views on these public health topics and others.
During a Wisconsin visit, Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden said, “I worry we’re at risk of becoming numb” to the 200,000 people in the U.S. who have died of COVID-19. He did not speak much of the pending Supreme Court battle, while President Donald Trump and Republicans shift their message to it.
The future of those and other key health care issues hinge on the outcome of November’s elections: Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden and President Donald Trump are reinforcing that point to voters on the campaign trail.
In the absence of Ruth Bader Ginsburg from the Supreme Court bench, Roe v. Wade is expected to again be contested and as well as other state restrictions on the procedure. The issue is expected to dominate the debate over her replacement.
A new case challenging the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act is due to be heard at the Supreme Court in November. News outlets look at how a new court composition, following the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Friday, could impact that health law case or future ones.