Nebraska under the plan will expand its Medicaid program with a two-tiered approach that will require certain beneficiaries to work, volunteer, attend school, or receive job training to qualify for coverage of extra health care services, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from Michigan, Nebraska, and New York.
CDC Director Robert Redfield on Wednesday cautioned that America is "approaching a critical phase" in its coronavirus epidemic, with case counts rising in about 75% of states. Separately, CDC updated its definition of what it means to have "close contact" with a person infected with the novel coronavirus, which could have broad implications for workplaces, schools, contact tracing, testing, and more.
A team of doctors in the Netherlands may have discovered a small, new pair of organs located in humans' heads—a development that would mark the first discovery of a new human organ in nearly three centuries, Katherine Wu reports for the New York Times. Here's what the mysterious new organs appear to do.
Radio Advisory host Rachel Woods sat down with Politico's Dan Diamond to talk about what the 2020 election could mean for health care—including scenarios where President Trump wins re-election, former Vice President Joe Biden carries the day, and the Supreme Court strikes down major health care laws.
During the summer, many parents, students, and public health experts worried that resuming in-person classes in the fall could "trigge[r] new waves" of novel coronavirus infections. Now that we're a few months into the school year, here's what the early evidence is showing.