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For some editorial and opinion writers, the list of losers appears longer.
Outlets report on news from Florida, Minnesota, California, Texas and Virginia.
That anxiety can interfere more with daily activities and responsibilities, researchers find. In other public health news, a group of doctors warns that Americans are sicker due to climate change. And experts looks to practices in Oregon as end-of-life examples.
Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price is sharply questioned during a televised meeting about Republican plans to cut Medicaid funding. Also in the news are reports about a recent letter Price and Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Director Seema Verma sent states about their flexibility on Medicaid procedures, doctor reimbursement issues in Georgia and a long-running controversy in Iowa.
A state with integrated systems for end-of-life care offers better treatment for the seriously ill, according to a new study.
A selection of opinions on health care from around the nation.
Editorials from around the country take a hard look at how the GOP proposal would work within their states.
These governors are split on their opinions about the efforts on Capitol Hill. Some fear changes could hurt their state residents and others think the changes don’t go far enough.
The problems lawmakers have with the legislation include the potential loss of insurance coverage, changes to Medicaid, the trajectory of premium prices and the bill’s impact on costs paid by older, low-income and rural Americans.
News outlets offer views on state and local impressions about Republican plans to overhaul the health system.
Today’s other public health stories report on developments related to a proposed bill requiring employees to submit to genetic testing, the concerning rise in suicides among middle-aged men, the fight against malaria, children’s impact on longevity, sugar and salt content in food and more.
In the lawsuit in federal court, Everett, Wash., officials are seeking to hold Purdue Pharma liable for “supplying OxyContin to obviously suspicious pharmacies and physicians and enabling the illegal diversion of OxyContin into the black market.” In other news on nation’s opioid epidemic, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio pledges increased funding and resources to fight the growing number of overdoses.
The government lawyers and some states are asking the court to keep a federal judge’s ruling that blocked a planned merger. Meanwhile, Anthem officials notify Connecticut that the company may not participate in the 2018 online marketplace because of “uncertainties” in the market right now.
Gov. Eric Holcomb says he is talking to federal officials to make sure “we’re compassionate and that we cover the Hoosiers that we are right now.” In other news, Medicaid expansion developments in New Jersey, New Hampshire and Kansas.
In newspaper editorial pages from around the country take a look at how the GOP’s American Health Care Act could affect local health care systems and the safety net.
Outlets report on news from Minnesota, California, Texas, Arizona, Colorado, Washington, Maryland, Connecticut, Georgia and Virginia.
In other news on the national crisis, a judge waives a California state law in order to allow registered nurses to administer overdose antidote to inmates. And Kaiser Permanente makes moves to review opioid prescriptions.
Around the country, officials and advocates for low-income residents in states that have pursued the Medicaid expansion are concerned about the impact of the Republican effort to repeal and replace the federal health law.
Caregiving for patients with the degenerative brain disease has already cost the federal program $259 billion. And in other public health news, research links the Zika virus to heart problems. And health officials confirm that a highly contagious form of bird flu was found at a Tennessee chicken farm.
A few comments made by lawmakers during debate of the GOP health bill make waves, while many Republicans in California’s congressional delegation keep mum about the plan.