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News Health Care
March 30, 2020
An effort to repeal certificate of need (CON) laws in South Carolina has picked up momentum after bills in both chambers of the state’s legislature picked up more support.
March 27, 2020
By Bonner R. Cohen
Under election-year pressure to provide relief to constituents angered by surprise medical bills, lawmakers in both parties are working on proposals that, at the very least, will show they are taking the problem seriously.
March 26, 2020
By AnneMarie Schieber
Indiana lawmakers are considering three measures that would limit or stop non-compete clauses that medical employers such as hospitals can impose on physicians regarding future employment.
March 25, 2020
By AnneMarie Schieber
A bipartisan bill would limit the use of non-compete clauses in employment contracts, including an area where they’ve been under particular scrutiny: health care.
March 25, 2020
By Roger Beauchamp, D.D.S.
Dr. Roger Beauchamp says Americans should go a step further than health savings accounts, with 'health financing accounts' (HFAs).
March 24, 2020
By AnneMarie Schieber
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is leaving a number of people with pre-existing conditions by the wayside as insurers narrow their networks to the point of uselessness, a new report finds.
March 23, 2020
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Health Statistics released new figures on life expectancy and the leading causes of death.
March 20, 2020
By Ashley Bateman
The number of nurse practitioners (NPs) in the United States has doubled in less than 7 years, a new study finds, which is raising questions among health care professionals about the implications.
March 19, 2020
By Kelsey Hackem
Beginning this year, California will pay doctors to screen low-income Medi-Cal patients for adverse childhood experiences (ACEs), also known as “toxic stress.”
March 18, 2020
By AnneMarie Schieber
Patients in Colorado are learning the state’s insulin price cap, which went into effect January, is not all it’s cracked up to be.