Hiltzik: Government can't order insurers to cover the coronavirus for free. Here's why

Federal and state officials have few options to force insurers to cover COVID-19 for free.
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Getty Images ... Hair salons, restaurants and retail shops are slowly reopening for business in communities throughout the country. ... And this summer many pools will join them, contingent on guid...
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US sends Brazil 2m doses of hydroxychloroquine, despite safety fears;pressure builds on South African president. This blog is now closed please follow our continuing live coverage belowCoronavirus live coverage12.37amBSTWe are closing this blog now but you can stay up to date on all of our live coverage of the coronavirus pandemic at our new global blog below.https://www.theguardian.com/world/live/2020/jun/01/coronavirus-live-news-brazil-passes-500000-covid-19-cases-as-india-extends-lockdown-in-high-risk-zones12.10amBSTThat ’s all from me,Clea Skopeliti, for today. Many thanks to everyone who wrote in. I ’m han...
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Behavioral health (BH) complaints, including suicidal ideation (SI) and alcohol, are common in US Emergency Departments (EDs), [1-3]. The CDC published data in 2018 demonstrating a 25% overall increase in ED visits for SI and/or self-directed violence [4]. Additionally, the CDC reported that 24.5% of the population  > 12 years old engaged in binge alcohol use in 2017 [5]. A public health crisis occurred with the onset of novel coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19). Current “stay at home” orders have reduced human contact through social distancing [6].
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CNN's John King highlights how African Americans have been disproportionally affected by coronavirus as the death toll continues to mount in the US.
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Tens of thousands of Americans have protested the death of George Floyd in cities from coast to coast.
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Government leaders in the U.S. are warning that the massive protests following the death of George Floyd by police in Minneapolis could fuel a new surge in coronavirus cases
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The store had reopened Friday after being closed due to the coronavirus outbreak. But it closed its doors Saturday because of George Floyd protests.
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Publication date: Available online 30 May 2020Source: Medical Journal Armed Forces IndiaAuthor(s): Shuvasish Choudhury, Debojyoti Moulick, Purbajyoti Saikia, Muhammed Khairujjaman Mazumder
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BOSTON (CBS) – The Massachusetts Department of Public Health Health officials reported 78 new coronavirus deaths and 664 more cases in the state on Sunday. Health officials said there have now been 96,965 total cases with 6,846 deaths in the state. As of Sunday, there are 1,824 people currently hospitalized for a coronavirus-related illness, which is a decrease of 80 patients from Saturday. There are 436 patients are currently in ICU. There have been 592,853 people in Massachusetts tested for coronavirus, with 10,334 new tests reported in the last 24 hours. Middlesex County has the most cases with 21,287 followed by ...
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Egypt’s Health Ministry has reported its highest-ever number of infections and deaths from the coronavirus
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