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Following a KHN and NPR investigation, the Food and Drug Administration has moved to speed up approvals of “orphan drugs” while closing a loophole that allowed drugmakers to skip pediatric testing.

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In California, the rate of uninsurance was 7.3 percent in 2016, below the national figure and less than half of the Golden State's 17.2 percent rate in 2013, the year before the Affordable Care Act's coverage expansion provisions took effect.

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Census Bureau reports that 28.1 million people in the country were without insurance in 2016, down from 29 million the year before.

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Doctors and researchers at the five University of California centers will pool their expertise and resources to tackle an illness that kills 60,000 Californians each year and costs $14 billion in medical care and lost work days.

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Insurers can reduce benefits or change cost sharing, but they are generally supposed to tell enrollees about the change beforehand. And although plans must tell patients when they are denied coverage, sometimes treatment is affected for other reasons.

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