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The loss of treatment could cost many their lives and prompt a surge in related costs, which would put a huge burden on families, state governments, and providers.
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Although Latinx and white populations show similar rates of any mental illness, there are disparities when it comes to treatment.
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If the Supreme Court overturns the ACA, coverage and federal spending on health care will fall in every state, and health care providers will experience sizable decreases in revenue.
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A new analysis found that the first round of high-impact payments generally, but not always, correlated with the prevalence of COVID-19 rates.
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Low- and moderate-income adults, adults with chronic health conditions, and adults with Medicaid or other public coverage were more likely to report problems finding a new provider.
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Three ways COVID-19 may be putting pregnant Black women at increased risk.
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If adopted, the approach in this bill could reduce the number of uninsured people, because more people would find postsubsidy coverage affordable.
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Approximately 4.3 million custodial fathers living with children younger than 19 were uninsured in 2017–18.
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As HHS moves to release more aid, it will be important to continue to track what criteria are used in developing future allocations.
The COVID-19 pandemic has brought to light some limitations in our nation’s capacity to share and use health information.

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