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Parts of Houston remain flooded, but most hospitals are up and running, according to Darrell Pile, CEO of the Southeast Texas Regional Advisory Council, which manages the catastrophic medical operations center in Houston. Marcus Yam/LA Times/Getty Images hide caption

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In Houston, Most Hospitals 'Up And Fully Functional'

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U.S. Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, and other female senators were excluded from the Senate leadership health task force this summer. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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An analysis by the Congressional Budget Office released Tuesday found that ending cost-sharing reduction payments to insurers, a move that President Trump is contemplating, would raise the deficit by $194 billion over 10 years. Melina Mara/The Washington Post/Getty Images hide caption

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CBO Predicts Rise In Deficit If Trump Cuts Payments To Insurance Companies

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Andrew Ladd and Fumiko Chino at their wedding in 2006, after his cancer diagnosis. Ladd died the following year, leaving behind hundreds of thousands of dollars in medical debt. Courtesy of Dr. Fumiko Chino hide caption

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Widowed Early, A Cancer Doctor Writes About The Harm Of Medical Debt

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President Trump speaks as Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., looks on during a meeting with House and Senate leadership at the White House in June. Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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Bill Moyers On Working With LBJ To Pass Medicare 52 Years Ago

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Vicki Reid, right, holds a likeness of John Martin, who was then CEO of the pharmaceutical company Gilead Sciences. Reid and others were protesting high drug prices in front of the conference on retroviruses and opportunistic infections — a meeting held at the World Congress Center in Atlanta in March 2013. John Amis/AP Images for AIDS Healthcare Foundation hide caption

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As Cost Of U.S. Health Care Skyrockets, So Does Pay Of Health Care CEOs

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Patient information can be vulnerable when health care facilities are the focus of cyberattacks. Eric Audras/Onoky/Getty Images hide caption

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Hospitals Face Growing Cybersecurity Threats

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Tymia McCullough is a poised, pageant-winning 11-year-old from South Carolina. She also happens to have sickle cell anemia and relies on Medicaid to pay for medical care. Liam James Doyle/NPR hide caption

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Her Own Medical Future At Stake, A Child Storms Capitol Hill

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky faces a tough choice — irritate the GOP base and work with Democrats or risk passing legislation that is not very meaningful. Alex Brandon/AP hide caption

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Democratic Senator Glad GOP's Bill Is Sidelined, But Sees Long Fight Ahead

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A survey of Medicaid beneficiaries found that overall, they're very happy with the services they get and have no problems finding doctors. Terry Vine/Getty Images hide caption

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Survey Says: Medicaid Recipients Really Like Their Coverage And Care

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