Health Care

Two Dental Plans Challenge State Over Contracts

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The state’s decision to award Medicaid managed-care contracts to three prepaid dental plans is being challenged by two companies that submitted unsuccessful bids. 

Can the deep-red Florida Statehouse follow Virginia and expand Medicaid?

Highly unlikely anytime soon, many state political analysts say.

The Trump administration this week cut the budget for programs that help people sign up for Obamacare plans by more than 70 percent.

There’s a village in rural Guatemala where women are selling hand-sewn reusable menstrual pads. It’s a product medical experts say is necessary in some impoverished areas because women and girls cannot afford disposable pads. 

South Florida continues to have the highest rate of new HIV diagnoses in the country, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and prevention.

On average, for every hundred thousand Americans, about 15 people were diagnosed with HIV in 2016, the most recent year of data analyzed by the CDC.

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