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Fiery Debate Erupts In Texas House Over Bill Requiring Vaccines For Foster Children

KHN Morning Briefing

The fireworks started after state Rep. Bill Zedler (R-Arlington) tried to add an amendment to a bill, aimed at improving the state’s Child Protective Services agency, that would restrict doctors from including vaccinations in initial medical examinations for children. The provision was ultimately adopted, 74-58.

State Officials Seek More Federal Funds For Prosecution Of Medicaid Abuse

KHN Morning Briefing

The state attorneys general are asking for more help to prosecute abuse and neglect of Medicaid patients in non-institutional settings, like home health care. Also in the news, federal officials are giving states more time to meet new Medicaid standards on home health care.

A Look At Who’s Joining Chris Christie On Trump’s Opioid Commission

KHN Morning Briefing

And in other news on the crisis, Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price traveled to New Hampshire for a listening session with the governor and other stakeholders and the Food and Drug Administration released guidelines touting the benefits of chiropractic care and acupuncture.