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Pelosi believes coronavirus stimulus deal still possible as Democrats prepare new package

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi speaks during a press conference on Capitol Hill on Sept. 10, 2020. Ting Shen/Xinhua via Getty Images House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Sunday said another coronavirus stimulus plan is possible as House Democrats try to forge ahead on a smaller aid package costing about $ 2.4 trillion, roughly $ 1 trillion less than… Read More »

Mayo Clinic Q2 profit plummets under COVID-19 strain, but still in the black

Dive Brief: The Mayo Clinic saw a nearly 6.1% drop in revenue during the second quarter ending June 30, with much of that decline attributed to the COVID-19 pandemic. Revenue at the Midwest division, where it is headquartered, was down more than 10%. While the Rochester, Minnesota-based nonprofit did post a $ 154 million operating profit… Read More »

Telehealth claims dipped in May, but still up 5,680% from year ago: Fair Health

Dive Brief: The volume of telehealth-related medical claims in May was not as high as April, but still vastly outpaces a year ago, according to insurance claims data from nonprofit Fair Health. Altogether, telehealth-related care comprised 8.7% of private claims, compared to 0.15% in May 2019 – an increase of 5,680%. That compares to 13%… Read More »

Coronavirus Death Toll Tops 1,000 as Trump Warns the Worst is Still to Come

WEDNESDAY, July 22, 2020 — For the first time in nearly two months the daily U.S. coronavirus death toll topped 1,000 on Tuesday, with President Donald Trump acknowledging that the country’s outbreak will likely “get worse before it gets better.” Trump’s comments came during the first coronavirus task force briefing he’s held since April, as… Read More »

UK coronavirus death toll set to overtake Italy’s with exit strategy still unknown

A member of the armed forces takes a swab to test for the novel coronavirus COVID-19 from a visitor to a drive-in testing facility at the Chessington World of Adventures Resort, in Chessington, southwest of London, on May 2, 2020. ADRIAN DENNIS The U.K. government is coming under increasing pressure to set out how and… Read More »

Michael Bloomberg bought his way onto the debate stage, but people still don’t buy his plan for the country

Mike Bloomberg is gearing up for his second Democratic presidential debate after the first one didn’t go so well. For those of us watching, it will likely be another opportunity to watch his opponents tear into him, and the debate on healthcare will once again really be a debate on the same bad ideas wrapped… Read More »