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The across-the-board spending reductions -- also known as sequestration -- scheduled for March 1 could play into the partisan politics of the broader budget debate that includes Medicare, Medicaid and other entitlement programs.
Today's headlines also include coverage of other health law issues, such as student health plans and the health care workforce.
A legislative task force has been reviewing ways to prevent violence, improve school safety and study psychiatric commitment laws.
Meanwhile, a new GOP lawmaker from Texas renews his pledge to undo "ObamaCare" while a senator focuses on workforce issues.
Take a look at KHN's lighter side, featuring today's cartoon and health policy haiku.
The Wall Street Journal reports that instability in the health care environment is making banks hesitant to loan money to nursing homes.
A selection of editorials and opinions on health care from around the country.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a "substantial increase" in immunizations for adults is necessary, especially regarding diseases such as pneumonia, tetanus, diphtheria, hepatitis, shingles and whooping cough.
A selection of health policy stories from Georgia, California, New York, Texas, Kansas and Massachusetts.
Leaders in New York City and Connecticut, meanwhile, struggle with health care spending obligations as they try to balance their budgets.
Fifteen first responders received payments from a fund set up to compensate people who were sickened by the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. So far, fewer applications have been received by the fund than officials estimated they would receive.
The Associated Press and other news outlets report on state action on the health law's insurance exchanges as well as the Medicaid expansion.
Today's early morning highlights from the major news organizations, including reports about how the scheduled, across-the-board spending cuts -- known as sequestration -- could play into the partisan politics of broader budget debate that includes Medicare, Medicaid and other entitlement programs.
Consumer columnist Michelle Andrews answers a reader question about the health law’s provision on no-cost birth control.