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Oregon pioneers continuous Medicaid coverage for children through their 6th birthday

Oregon pioneers continuous Medicaid coverage for children through their 6th birthday

Oregon is the first state in the nation to allow children covered by Medicaid to remain permanently enrolled until their 6th birthday. This means that low-income families will not have to re-enroll each year to insure their children. Governor Kate Brown made the announcement Wednesday morning, alongside federal officials from the Centers for Medicare & …

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Attorney Robin Cohen's take on Baylor University's COVID business interruption coverage wins

Attorney Robin Cohen’s take on Baylor University’s COVID business interruption coverage wins

Many businesses are hoping to get coverage for pandemic-related business interruptions. The decisions begin to reach the jury. Baylor College of Medicine scored a victory late this month when a Texas jury returned the college a $12 million verdict, finding that Baylor’s losses from the COVID-19 pandemic are covered by its commercial property insurance policies. …

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A new mental health crisis network and coverage model could emerge from the SC task force

A new mental health crisis network and coverage model could emerge from the SC task force

The combination of mental health beds, crisis services and a psychiatric emergency room in one region of South Carolina could create a model for the entire state, health officials said. The Department of Health and Human Services is leading a task force that includes the Medical University of South Carolina and other health care systems …

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