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Hoping for a fresh start, thousands of young people addicted to opioids are winding up in Florida in places that benefit from relapse rather than the recovery they advertise. Meanwhile, a new study finds that hospitalization rates are skyrocketing because of the crisis.
Gov. Scott Walker has asked the federal government for permission to start the tests. News outlets also report on Medicaid developments in Texas, Ohio, Georgia and Colorado.
A selection of opinions on health care from around the country.
Editorial writers examine a range of topics related to health system reform.
Media outlets report on news from Massachusetts, Missouri, Michigan, Georgia, Kansas, Illinois, Connecticut, Washington, Minnesota and California.
A New York coroner offers local students a stark look at the graphic and disturbing ramifications of the opioid crisis. Meanwhile, a study finds a spike in hospital visits because of the epidemic.
S&P Global Ratings did not downgrade the state’s ratings, but criticized the legislature’s decision to cut funds by nearly $2 billion while expecting more people to qualify for the program. Meanwhile, officials in Illinois are still seeking to get beyond an impasse on Medicaid payment formulas for doctors, hospitals and other health care providers.
Opinion writers examine the secretive discussions in the Senate on the changes to the health law and the impact they could have around the country.
Media outlets report on news from New York, Massachusetts, California, Georgia, Oklahoma, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Oregon, Ohio and Texas.
The legislation would have allowed all residents the option of buying into Medicaid coverage.
Republicans are embracing the idea of work requirements, but many of the places where the rules will go into effect are in deep Trump country. Media outlets report on other Medicaid news out of California, New Mexico, Texas, Kansas and Iowa.
The plan Alaska instituted to control spiking premiums is being touted as a great success, but is it really?
Opinion writers examine a variety of issues related to health system reform and current efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.
Media outlets report on health-related news from Minnesota, Colorado, Georgia, Texas, Massachusetts, New Jersey and California.
Republican Gov. Greg Abbott did sign measures that give a boost for telemedicine and provide for postpartum depression screening for low-income women, among others. Meanwhile, guns and abortion measures have been hot topics in Kansas.
Patients who have benefited from Medicaid speak out and put a human face to what some might see as just a budget line.
Insurers all over the country are seeking increases averaging about 20 percent. While the GOP says rates have been trending this way for years, Democrats counter that the prices are high because Republican lawmakers and the Trump White House have destabilized the marketplace.
Critics point to the state’s aggressive eligibility checks as an example of what can go wrong when states have flexibility and add a reason to worry about GOP efforts to overhaul the program.
Opinion writers take a hard look at ongoing issues to undo the Affordable Care Act and make system changes regarding Medicaid, Medicare and the individual health insurance market.
Media outlets report on health-related news from New Hampshire, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Florida, California, Texas, Kentucky, Georgia and Colorado.