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U.S. appeals court blocks Trump administration birth control exemptions

(Reuters) – A federal appeals court on Friday blocked the Trump administration from enforcing new rules allowing employers to obtain exemptions from an Obamacare requirement they provide health insurance that covers women’s birth control. FILE PHOTO: An illustration picture shows a woman holding a birth control pill at her home in Nice January 3, 2013.… Read More »

President Trump executive order, new payment models, target kidney disease

Following an executive order from President Trump on Wednesday, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has proposed five new payment models for providers treating patients with chronic kidney disease. One is a required payment model and there are four optional models, all designed to encourage home dialysis and kidney transplants. The proposed required end-stage… Read More »

Trump administration moves to end U.S. research using fetal tissue from abortions

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Trump administration on Wednesday said it would end scientific research at the National Institutes of Health that relies on fetal tissue from elective abortions, and would accelerate efforts to find alternatives for such research, a move welcomed by anti-abortion groups. FILE PHOTO: A combination photo shows an anti-abortion protest march (L)… Read More »