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Trump administration expands Medicare telehealth benefits for COVID-19 fight

As promised, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services expanded its Medicare telehealth coverage during the coronavirus crisis to enable more patients to get virtual care services from their doctors without having to travel to a healthcare facility. WHY IT MATTERSUnder the expansion, Medicare will temporarily pay clinicians for telehealth services nationwide to help stem the spread… Read More »

Biden Falsely Blames Trump Administration For Rejecting WHO Coronavirus Test Kits (That Were Never Offered)

“The World Health Organization offered the testing kits that they have available and to give it to us now. We refused them. We did not want to buy them.” Former Vice President Joe Biden in remarks during the March 16 Democratic presidential primary debate This story was produced in partnership with PolitiFact. This story can… Read More »

Trump suspends travel between US and Europe amid coronavirus pandemic

US President Donald Trump addresses the nation from the Oval Office about the widening coronavirus crisis on March 11, 2020 in Washington, DC. President Trump said the US will suspend all travel from Europe for the next 30 days. Since December 2019, coronavirus (COVID-19) has infected more than 109,000 people and killed more than 3,800… Read More »

Stocks savaged, Italy on lockdown, Trump seeks to reassure as coronavirus spreads

ROME (Reuters) – All of Italy under lockdown, reeling financial markets and rioting prisoners made clear on Monday how the global coronavirus epidemic was extending its reach into all aspects of social and economic life. Major European stock markets dived more than 7%, Japanese indexes fell over 5% and U.S. markets sank over 7% after… Read More »

US appeals court upholds Trump rules involving abortions

SEATTLE — In a victory for the Trump administration, a U.S. appeals court on Monday upheld rules that bar taxpayer-funded family-planning clinics from referring women for abortions. The 7-4 ruling by the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals overturned decisions issued by judges in Washington, Oregon and California. The court had already allowed the administration’s… Read More »