The sponsor of proposed Medicaid work requirements said Monday that lawmakers are removing a provision to exempt recipients who live in Michigan counties with high unemployment, saying it would have been too difficult to administer and denying allegations of racism.
Jim Burton was lifting a box in his garage last August when he felt a jolt in his back. “It dropped me to my knees instantly,” he said. He thought he’d slipped a disk. His friend, an emergency medical technician, urged him to go to the hospital.
California is poised to become the first state in the nation to offer full health coverage to undocumented adults even as the Trump administration intensifies its crackdown by separating families at the border.
Joe Lonsdale just raised a $640 million fund and is devoting much of it to health care. He said start-ups partnering with health systems have a better shot at fixing health care than technology companies like Apple and Amazon.