New York expands transgender healthcare | The Wall Street Journal
Medicaid in New York will begin covering gender-transition care for youths under a state regulation that goes into effect Wednesday, health department officials said.
Not-for-profit healthcare system pays $2.4 million in drug management settlement | The Sacramento Bee
Rideout Health, the Yuba-Sutter county nonprofit healthcare system, will pay $2.4 million to settle federal claims that it allegedly mishandled records for thousands of drug transactions within three of its healthcare facilities, according to a press release by the U.S. Department of Justice.
New York City has 5 babies born with Zika-related brain issue | The New York Times
At least four babies have been born in New York City with Zika-related brain developmental symptoms since July, the city's health department said on Wednesday, bringing the total number of such births to five.
State still faces shortage of caseworkers for foster kids | Georgia Health News
As the number of foster children in Georgia soars, a state agency continues to struggle with a high turnover rate among the caseworkers who help these kids.