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Watchdog to examine Medicare chief's publicity spending

Apr. 5, 2019 6:12 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A government watchdog said Friday it will review costly outside contracts to handle public relations for Medicare chief Seema Verma, whose agency oversees health insurance programs covering more than 100 million Americans. Responding to a request by congressional Democrats, the Health and...

US judge blocks Medicaid work rules in blow to Trump

Mar. 27, 2019 7:58 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge ruled Wednesday that Medicaid work requirements undermine the program's mission of providing health care for the needy, dealing a blow to the Trump administration's efforts to push the poor toward self-sufficiency. U.S. District Judge James E. Boasberg in Washington, D.C.,...