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Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin, a Republican, speaks to state legislators in 2018. Bevin, who is running for re-election this fall, asked the federal government to impose work requirements on many people who receive Medicaid. Bevin's predecessor, a Democrat, did not seek these requirements when he expanded the program under the Affordable Care Act. Timothy D. Easley/AP hide caption

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Shawn Esco brings his dog Nibbler to a park in Jackson, Miss. He was diagnosed with HIV 11 years ago and has stayed healthy, but the same can't be said of many of the other HIV-positive people in his life. L. Kasimu Harris for NPR hide caption

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Ending HIV In Mississippi Means Cutting Through Racism, Poverty And Homophobia

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The Trump administration aims to boost competition among hospitals and cut costs by letting consumers see how widely prices can vary for the same medical or surgical procedure. But health economists say patients typically have little choice in choosing their hospital. teekid/Getty Images hide caption

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U.S. Hospitals And Insurers Might Be Forced To Reveal The True Prices They Negotiate

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Abortion-rights activists gathered for a news conference in New York City Monday to protest the Trump administration's proposed restrictions on family planning providers. The rule would force any medical provider receiving federal assistance to refuse to promote, refer for, perform or support abortion as a method of family planning. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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A man wearing a T-shirt featuring pictures of President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un poses near the Sofitel Legend Metropole hotel in Hanoi on Wednesday. Ye Aung Thu/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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President Trump appears at the White House on Wednesday as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi blocked him from delivering the State of the Union at the Capitol. Trump agreed to postpone while the shutdown goes on. Jacquelyn Martin/AP hide caption

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President Trump delivers his first State of the Union address on Jan. 30, 2018, in the House Chamber of the U.S. Capitol. The White House is moving forward with plans for this year's speech on Jan. 29, but it's unclear whether House Speaker Nancy Pelosi will agree to it amid the partial government shutdown. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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A migrant worker in a Connecticut apple orchard gets a medical checkup in 2017. A proposed rule by the Trump administration that would prohibit some immigrants who get Medicaid from working legally has already led to a lot of fear and reluctance to sign up for medical care, doctors say. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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Demonstrators in favor of and against abortion rights made their beliefs known during a January 2018 protest in Washington, D.C. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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Bill Kristol, the former editor-in-chief of the conservative magazine The Weekly Standard speaks at the Brookings Institution in Washington, D.C.in October. Michael Brochstein/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images hide caption

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The deadline for signing up for individual health insurance coverage on HealthCare.gov ends Saturday, Dec. 15. Patrick Sison/AP hide caption

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Affordable Care Act Insurance Sign-Ups Fall Slightly For 2019

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The Trump administration said Thursday it wants states to innovate in ways that could produce more lower-cost health insurance options — even if those alternatives do not provide the same level of financial or medical coverage as an ACA plan. Getty Images hide caption

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The number of children in the United States without health insurance jumped to 3.9 million in 2017 from about 3.6 million the year before, according to census data. Katrina Wittkamp/Getty Images hide caption

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President Trump said Saturday that he is not considering extraditing a dissident whom Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan accuses of involvement in a failed coup. Tatyana Zenkovich/AP hide caption

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