A mysterious pneumonia had sickened at least 59 people in the Chinese city of Wuhan as of Sunday, and now Chinese researchers say a new coronavirus could be the cause.
While it often seems like the nation's biggest health care debates happen on the federal level, states often serve as testing grounds for innovative policy ideas—and we can expect that to continue in 2020. Here are three key ways states could help to transform health care this year.
A federal appeals court on Wednesday refused to lift a lower court's nationwide injunction blocking the Trump administration from enforcing its so-called "public charge" rule, which would allow federal officials to consider whether immigrants are receiving or are likely to receive Medicaid or other public benefits when reviewing their residency applications.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit dismissed the lawsuit after Kentucky's recently-elected governor, Andy Beshear (D), withdrew the state's Medicaid waiver to implement the work requirements, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from Georgia, Kentucky, and New York.