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Health Care
June 14, 2019
By Matthew Glans, Lennie Jarratt, AnneMarie Schieber
“The current rules favoring employer-sponsored insurance have been in dire need of reform for years." - Matthew Glans
June 13, 2019
By Christina Herrin
For Jaci Hermstad and many others suffering from debilitating diseases such as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), time and treatment options are limited.
June 12, 2019
By Jane M. Orient, M.D.
Healing the sick is what medicine is about. The politicians who promise to “fix healthcare” can only destroy medicine—while bankrupting the country.
June 10, 2019
By Jim Lakely
Week of June 3, 2019
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
Widespread reports this spring that elderly patients in the United Kingdom were facing significant delays getting routine cataract operations coincided with the news that British rock music legend Mick Jagger
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 5, 2019
By Chad Savage
Direct primary care (DPC) doctors have found ways to improve health care access, include telemedicine, and offer deeply discounted rates on medications, labs, and imaging for a low-cost monthly membership, similar in design and value to Costco.
June 4, 2019
By Bonner R. Cohen
By an overwhelming 29-2 margin, the Texas Senate approved legislation designed to prevent patients from being subjected to surprise medical bills.
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.