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Lawmakers Introduce Draft Bill That Would Be First To Regulate Diagnostic Tests

KHN Morning Briefing

For years the Food and Drug Administration has been raising questions about the accuracy of tests for diagnosing serious illnesses. In other news from Capitol Hill, senators tackle the needs of rural doctors. And Tennessee’s senators look ahead to the potential lack of insurance exchange options for their state’s residents in 2018.

Negotiator-In-Chief Eyes Subsidies As Bargaining Chip To Get Democrats To The Table

KHN Morning Briefing

The abrupt disappearance of the so-called insurer bailouts could trigger a collapse of the health law’s marketplace. “Obamacare is dead next month if it doesn’t get that money,” President Donald Trump said. “What I think should happen and will happen is the Democrats will start calling me and negotiating.”

Lawmakers In Ohio, Nebraska, Iowa Consider Bills Affecting Children’s Health Issues

KHN Morning Briefing

Ohio Republicans dismiss Gov. John Kasich’s call to raise the income requirements for families in a state program for medically fragile children, while legislators in Nebraska come in for criticism on plans to cut some state contracts with agencies helping foster families, and Iowa lawmakers weigh changes in the income tax forms that children’s advocates say could lead to more uninsured kids. Other legislative news from Colorado, Texas, Minnesota, Florida and Maryland.