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  1. Continuous Medicaid coverage for kids, and more in this week’s roundup

    This week’s Health News Roundup features stories about how some states are rethinking Medicaid coverage for children, how localities are planning to support people with substance use disorder as opioid settlement money comes in, and more.

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  2. 1M+ Americans ration insulin, and more in this week’s roundup

    This week’s Health News Roundup features stories about more than 1 million Americans rationing insulin, and more.

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  3. Open enrollment begins, and more in this week’s roundup

    This week’s Health News Roundup features stories about 2023 open enrollment, a program that is expanding so that more people recently released from prison can get connected to primary care, and more.

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  4. Mississippi water crisis is ‘racism to the umpteenth degree,’ and more in this week’s roundup

    This week’s Health News Roundup features stories about the water crisis in Jackson, Mississippi, hospital housekeeping staff fighting for adequate hazard pay, and more.

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  5. CT Medicaid to cover doulas, breastfeeding support, and more in this week’s roundup

    This week’s Health News Roundup features stories about Medicaid coverage for doulas and breastfeeding support slated to start next summer, how public health departments are applying lessons from the pandemic to other areas of their work, and more.

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  6. Health disparities percolate into work-based coverage, and more in this week’s roundup

    This week’s stories include coverage of health disparities among people covered by employer-sponsored insurance, a key deadline for Connecticut families with children, and more.

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  7. Advocates applaud extension of postpartum Medicaid eligibility, and more in this week’s roundup

    This week’s health news roundup features stories about expansion of postpartum Medicaid eligibility, legislation to align childhood lead intervention levels with federal standards, and more.

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  8. As Omicron surges, effort to vaccinate young children stalls, and more in this week’s roundup

    This week’s health news roundup features stories about challenges in vaccinating young children against COVID-19, national concerns about patient transportation under Medicaid, and more.

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  9. The biggest drop in life expectancy since WWII, and more in this week’s roundup

    Why some Black women struggle to get an ADHD diagnosis, troubling new research on post-surgical outcomes for Black patients, a huge drop in life expectancy, how Medicaid helps the next generation, and the role of racism in dangerous heat.

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  10. What happens to Medicaid when the COVID emergency ends?

    Thousands of people could lose Medicaid coverage next year. Meanwhile, 40,000 Connecticut residents could gain coverage.

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