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Hospice Workers Face History Of Neglect In Trying To Overcome African-American Distrust

KHN Morning Briefing

Stat looks at efforts to tackle the issue of minority access to hospice care as a matter of social justice. In related news stories, former Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius urges doctors to allow patients to drive end-of-life care decisions while researchers study how diet might help ward off Alzheimer’s.

Cleveland Clinic Reports A 2016 Income Drop — Blames Obamacare Reimbursement Rates And High Drug Prices

KHN Morning Briefing

Meanwhile, in Florida, Republicans are pushing to repeal the state’s certificate-of-need regulations, a Kansas House committee blocks a bill that would allow the Kansas University Health System to ban concealed firearms and the Florida-based Nemours Children’s Hospital awaits state regulators’ decision about its new heart and lung transplant center.