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The suit is part of a broader trend of regulators more carefully scrutinizing contracts between hospital systems and health insurers to prevent insurers from steering patients to certain health care providers. Hospital news comes out of Texas, Illinois and Massachusetts, as well.
Calif. Gov.-elect Gavin Newsom ran in part on his support for a single-payer system in his state, but no matter how he moves forward he’s bound to anger a section of his base. His situation is emblematic of the dilemma the rest of the party faces as the 2020 campaign starts up.
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After UConn Health explained it couldn’t sustain the health care needs of 14,000 prisoners in the face of budget cuts, the state took it over and announced it could save $8 million in costs. Now, officials are presenting a different picture, saying older inmates require better care and startup costs are high. News on care of prisoners comes out of California, Ohio and New Hampshire, also.
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If a Kansas ban takes effect Jan. 1 as scheduled, doctors would have to be physically present when a woman takes medication to end her pregnancy. Abortion would not be available after 15 weeks, if the Kentucky law stands.
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Both Alabama and West Virginia voters approved measures that alter the abortion protections in their state constitutions. West Virginia residents also voted to cut off Medicaid funding for abortions and set a jail sentence of three to 10 years for anyone who performs or receives the procedure.
Under Wyoming’s Volunteer Health Services Program, participating medical providers that provide free health services are shielded from liability. In other industry news, Georgia Health News continues its series on the challenges facing foreign-born doctors in the U.S.
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After a judge rejected the company’s request Monday to reverse a lawsuit alleging the herbicide causes cancer, the pharmaceutical giant announced it will appeal and cited its experience in fighting mass lawsuits.
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Women who received health services from the University of Southern California’s longtime campus gynecologist George Tyndall will be eligible to receive $2,500, according to the university. Those who provide details on their experiences under his care could receive up to $250,000 more.