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Noam N. Levey
Trump voters to lose the most from GOP plan

Trump voters to lose the most from GOP plan

Americans who swept President Donald Trump to victory -- lower-income, older voters in conservative, rural parts of the country -- stand to lose the most in federal health care aid under a Republican plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, according to a Los Angeles Times analysis of county voting and tax credit data.

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Medicare launches treatment pay experiment

Medicare launches treatment pay experiment

Under the old system, if a patient was discharged from the hospital after a heart attack, “they might hand you a piece of paper that said please follow up with your primary care doctor,” Conway continued. “In this model, the hospital is going to have a strong incentive to make sure you follow up.

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10 bone marrow matches, and hopes for more

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By Harrison Long

In the 14 months that have passed, the local charity has helped “swab” — collect DNA from the inner cheek of someone registering as a bone marrow donor — more than 2,300 people, leading to donor matches for 10 other patients in need of a marrow transplant. “We celebrate each match as if it were for Hallie,” said Elyse Barnard, founder of Hallie’s Heroes and mother of 8-year-old Hallie. “The experience has been more than we could have ever hoped for.