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Birth control coverage gaps under scrutiny as reproductive health landscape changes

Birth control coverage gaps under scrutiny as reproductive health landscape changes

“These plans are turning women away, not following what is mandated, and making up interpretations to deny women access,” said Evofem Executive Director Saundra Pelletier. The FDA said its chart is under review, while citing Health Resources and Services Administration guidance as the regulatory basis for detailing the scope of birth control coverage under the …

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Harrow Health: The Market Is Missing the Forest for the Trees (NASDAQ:HROW)

Harrow Health: The Market Is Missing the Forest for the Trees (NASDAQ:HROW)

Lyudmila Chernetska/iStock via Getty Images The following segment is extracted from this letter from the fund. Harrow Health (NASDAQ: HROW) I have written about Harrow Health in my previous two letters to you, but I find it necessary to continue to explain my thought process to convey my belief in the company. During periods of …

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Removing licensure barriers for immigrant health care workers will be a priority for Maryland lawmakers next session – State of Reform

Removing licensure barriers for immigrant health care workers will be a priority for Maryland lawmakers next session – State of Reform

Amid a severe workforce shortage, some Marylanders who want to become health care workers face a major hurdle in registering for their licenses. Professional boards require the individual to provide a Social Security Number (SSN) when applying for a license or certification. Immigrants who are not yet citizens and do not have an SSN are …

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Striking California Kaiser mental health workers call for extension of strike as 50 Kaiser workers in Hawaii set to join them on pickets

Striking California Kaiser mental health workers call for extension of strike as 50 Kaiser workers in Hawaii set to join them on pickets

Are you on strike at Kaiser or a strike supporter? Contact the WSWS to give us a statement of what you are fighting for or why you support the strike. All comments will be kept anonymous. Kaiser mental health workers picket in Northern California (WSWS Media) The strike by 2,000 Kaiser Permanente mental health professionals …

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Biden’s bill to help millions avoid higher health care costs

Biden’s bill to help millions avoid higher health care costs

WASHINGTON — Millions of people in the United States will be spared large increases in health care costs next year after President Joe Biden signed legislation extending generous subsidies to those who buy plans through the federal and state marketplaces. The sweeping climate, tax and health care bill sets aside $70 billion over the next …

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Biden’s bill to help millions avoid higher health care costs

Biden’s bill to help millions avoid higher health care costs

WASHINGTON (AP) — Millions of people in the United States will be spared large increases in health care costs next year after President Joe Biden signed into law providing generous subsidies to those who buy plans through the federal and state marketplaces. The sweeping climate, tax and health care bill has set aside $70 billion …

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Cornyn promotes mental health bill, applauds Pharr PD’s mental health unit

Cornyn promotes mental health bill, applauds Pharr PD’s mental health unit

PHARR — U.S. Sen. John Cornyn visited the Pharr ONE Northside Center Thursday for a roundtable discussion with local law enforcement, mental health providers and city officials. Cornyn was in town to discuss the Justice and Mental Health Reauthorization Act, which would reauthorize expiring grant programs for mental health courts, crisis intervention teams and other …

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Vietnam Adopts Global LGBT Health Standard

Vietnam Adopts Global LGBT Health Standard

(Bangkok) – Vietnam’s Ministry of Health officially confirmed on August 3, 2022 that same-sex attraction and transsexuality are not mental health conditions, Human Rights Watch said today. The decision brings Vietnam’s health policy into line with global health and human rights standards. Vietnam’s new directive states that “The American Psychiatric Association and the World Health …

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