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Studies show Medicaid expansion improved health outcomes, cost effects unclear

Studies show Medicaid expansion improved health outcomes, cost effects unclear

Health
Jan. 23 (UPI) -- Expand it and they will come -- and, in the case of reforms to Medicaid eligibility, they might get healthier. Studies published in the last year, assessing the impact of broadening Medicaid eligibility on everything from colon and throat cancer to opioid addiction, suggest access to care is a big part of why people do not get treatment. The consensus of the studies, experts say, is that by providing more people with access to care, with low out-of-pocket costs, they are enabled to more proactively manage their health -- which, in turn, has led to better outcomes. Whether the stream of studies shows a true picture of the benefits and risks of expanding the federally supported health insurance program remains, however, an open question. "It's a bit of a mixed bag," Dr. D...

Transfer news LIVE: Kylian Mbappe hails Liverpool ‘machine’, Inter make improved Eriksen offer, Cavani to Chelsea and Rooney to help Man United?

Sports
[unable to retrieve full-text content]The transfer window is now open and talkSPORT will keep you across all the big news, rumours and gossip throughout January. Tune in for the very latest news and expert reaction from former managers, players and top pundits and follow our live rolling blog below… Top stories on talkSPORT.com Chelsea and Liverpool target Timo Werner […] talkSPORT
Liverpool’s ‘improved mentality’ helped beat Spurs, says Jordan Henderson

Liverpool’s ‘improved mentality’ helped beat Spurs, says Jordan Henderson

Sports
Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson said an "improved mentality" under Jurgen Klopp helped them come from behind to beat Tottenham and restore their six-point Premier League lead.Harry Kane scored within 48 seconds of kick-off and keeper Paulo Gazzaniga pulled off a number of impressive saves to give Spurs a 1-0 lead at half-time.Henderson equalised six minutes after the break before Mo Salah thumped the winner from the penalty spot. "Our mentality has improved. That's grown over the last few years and the gaffer has changed that so much," Henderson told Sky Sports.Liverpool have dropped just two points in the Premier League this season and are unbeaten at home in 45 league games. "We have fac...
Europe eyes improved ‘space weather’ resilience

Europe eyes improved ‘space weather’ resilience

Science
This artist's concept is of a new weather satellite - but not the type of spacecraft that warns us of coming winds and rain.It's a mission that would monitor the Sun for the type of energetic outbursts that can interfere with everyday activities on Earth.These powerful eruptions of particles and magnetic fields can degrade communications and even knock over power grids.The Lagrange satellite would see this "space weather" as it develops, alerting us to the impending disruption.The pictured concept has been produced by the UK arm of European aerospace company Airbus, which has just finished its initial assessment of how to construct the mission. Airbus is one of four groups that were asked to work through ideas by the European Spa...
Banking sector performance improved due to fall in bad loans in 2018-19: Economic Survey

Banking sector performance improved due to fall in bad loans in 2018-19: Economic Survey

Finance
NEW DELHI: The performance of banking sector has improved as bad loans declined in the last fiscal, but financial flows are constrained due to fall in money raised from capital markets and stress in the non-banking financial sector, the Economic Survey 2018-19 said Thursday. The monetary policy witnessed a U-turn over the last year. The benchmark policy rate was first hiked by 50 basis points (bps) and later reduced by 75 bps due to weaker than anticipated inflation, growth slowdown and softer international monetary conditions, the survey, tabled by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in Parliament, said. "The performance of the banking system has improved as non-performing asset (NPA) ratios declined and credit growth accelerated. However, financial flows to the economy remained constrain...