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Expanding Medicaid coverage in non-expansion states will provide access to needed health care and treatment for millions of adults during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Health care is full of confusing jargon, such as VBID, which stands for value based insurance design. Here’s a quick primer on VBID and why it matters for people with people with Medicare private plans (known as Medicare Advantage).
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Since the passage of the Nutrition Labeling and Education Act of 1990, Nutrition Facts labeling has been mandatory for most packaged foods. The majority of food items sold in grocery stores are processed and packaged. Nutrition Facts labels provide consumers with the amount of calories and nutrients in these food items, which can help them make healthier choices. Now more than ever, Americans, especially older adults, are using Nutrition Facts labels when they shop for food.
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By Julia Appleby, Kaiser Health News. This story was produced in collaboration with USA Today
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