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  • Trump Pick for CMS Would Ease Up on PhysiciansSeema Verma, MPH, also is open to Medicaid block grants or any other reform that might improve health outcomes because the "status quo is not acceptable."
  • AAP Updates Preventive Care GuidelinesPediatric guidelines continue to be brought into harmony with those of other health promotion organizations such as the USPSTF and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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