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Federal contract workers’ calls for higher wages reveal deeper questions of contractor pay

Without better pay and benefits, call center workers at federal contractor Maximus threaten a strike ahead of open enrollment for the Affordable Care Act…

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FILE - In this Nov. 8, 2018 file photo, the U.S. Medicare Handbook is photographed in Washington.  The Senate has confirmed President Joe Biden’s pick to run U.S. health insurance programs, putting in place a key player who’ll carry out his strategy for expanding affordable coverage and reining in prescription drug costs. Obama-era policy adviser Chiquita Brooks-LaSure will be the first Black woman to head the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, or CMS, which also administers children’s health insurance and the Affordable Care Act.  (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Senate confirms Brooks-LaSure to run health care programs

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Does HHS have a contract with insurers for the Affordable Care Act? We asked a lawyer

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An injured soldier recovers in a hospital after Friday's attack at a military compound in Mazar-e-Sharif province north of Kabul, Afghanistan, Saturday, April 22, 2017.  Gunmen wearing army uniforms stormed a military compound in the Balkh province, killing at least eight soldiers and wounding 11 others, an Afghan government official said Friday. (AP Photo)

Severe cybersecurity issues found at Army medical facilities

In today’s Federal Newscast, a report issued by the Defense Department inspector general has found 350 known security vulnerabilities at three Army hospitals…

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Health premiums going up, again …

Does the ACA, aka Obamacare make you sick or are you afraid it’ll be replaced by President Trumps proposal? Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says get…

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David Hawkings: While House is away, Senate turns to health care bill

The House went on recess this week, but the Senate is in town with plenty of work to do. Having sent the president a budget for 2017, senators are rubbing their collective hands as they take on health care policy. Roll Call Senior Editor David Hawkings tells Federal Drive with Tom Temin what to expect.

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