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June 25, 2019
By Kenneth Artz
An Obamacare replacement plan passed unanimously in the Louisiana Senate and is expected to clear the House and head to the governor’s desk.
June 25, 2019
By Kenneth Artz
Restaurants around the country are now adding surcharges to diners’ checks to pay for sick leave and health insurance for their employees.
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June 25, 2019
As terminally ill patients exhaust approved options for treatments that could extend or save lives, Texas and North Carolina are taking steps to expand access for citizens suffering from serious chronic illnesses.
June 25, 2019
By Kenneth Artz
Louisiana lawmakers are pushing forward several bills in response to an audit of the state’s Medicaid program which resulted in the removal of 30,000 people from rolls because they earned too much money.
June 18, 2019
By AnneMarie Schieber
The Trump administration approved a new rule that gives businesses more options in providing health care coverage to their employees through Health Reimbursement Arrangement (HRA).
June 5, 2019
By Ashley Bateman
The organization behind a program to provide free health care to underserved women says it has no interest in federal grant money because it wants to deliver its family planning message without government intrusion.
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June 5, 2019
By Bonner R. Cohen
The Kansas State Legislature adjourned for the year after deciding not to expand Medicaid coverage to as many as 150,000 additional residents in the state.
June 4, 2019
By AnneMarie Schieber
Editor’s Note: With legislative sessions winding down in Missouri and Tennessee, three state lawmakers are hopeful their bills have opened the door to reform and eventual repeal of their states’ certificate of need (CON) laws.
June 4, 2019
The Texas State Legislature is considering a bill that would require freestanding emergency rooms (ERs), those separated from hospitals, to post notice of the health benefit plans for which the facility is an in-network provider.
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June 4, 2019
By Ashley Herzog
The Tennessee General Assembly passed a Right to Shop bill intended to help consumers find out the true cost of the medical services they receive.
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