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Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.

Twitter handle: @jeffmason1

May 04 2018

Hospital operator HCA spends big to keep nurses on board

NEW YORK HCA Healthcare is raising the stakes in a fiercely competitive labor market, pledging $300 million for employee benefits that are largely designed to attract nurses, company executives told Reuters.

Mar 27 2018

Health, medical groups sue FDA over e-cigarette rule delay

Seven public health and medical groups on Tuesday filed a lawsuit challenging a U.S. Food and Drug Administration decision that they said would allow e-cigarettes to remain on the market for years without regulatory review.

Jan 26 2018

Planned Parenthood leader Richards steps down

The president of Planned Parenthood, longtime activist Cecile Richards, will step down this year after leading the women's health organization for more than a decade, the group said on Friday.

Jan 04 2018

Alphabet healthcare company gets funding to help Medicaid patients

Jan 4 Cityblock Health, a healthcare company which aims to serve low-income urban residents covered by Medicaid and Medicare, said on Thursday it received $20.8 million in a first round of funding from Maverick Ventures, Thrive Capital and Sidewalk Labs, the subsidiary of Alphabet Inc that founded Cityblock.

Dec 14 2017

With no deal on children's health plan, U.S. states scramble for Plan B

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON For Nancy Minoui of Portland, Oregon, and Crystal Lett of Dublin, Ohio, Congress' failure to fund the Children's Health Insurance Program is not some distant tale of political wrangling. | Video

Oct 26 2017

Americans want to see a bipartisan fix for Obamacare: Reuters/Ipsos poll

NEW YORK As Republican and Democratic lawmakers clash over the future of Obamacare, Americans largely are eager for a bipartisan solution to its shortcomings, according to a Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll released on Thursday.

Oct 21 2017

Short on staff: Nursing crisis strains U.S. hospitals

MORGANTOWN, West Virginia A shortage of nurses at U.S. hospitals hit West Virginia's Charleston Area Medical Center at the worst possible time. | Video

Sep 08 2017

Miami hospitals prepare for surge in births during Hurricane Irma

While many Miami hospitals are shutting down as Hurricane Irma bears down on Florida, some are offering shelter to their pregnant patients, bracing for the increase in births that often accompanies these large storms.


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