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Almost two-thirds say federal funds should help women in Zika-affected areas get access to abortion, family planning and contraception services, a new Kaiser Family Foundation survey finds....
From: Kaiser Health News | By: Phil Galewitz | Thursday, June 30, 2016
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A small group of advocates and entrepreneurs is using mobile phones and digital scales to make a difference in the health of poor people, too....
From: Kaiser Health News | By: Barbara Feder Ostrov | Wednesday, June 29, 2016
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Louisiana’s decision to accept the federal health law program to provide coverage to more low-income residents is being watched around the South, including in Georgia, where deep-seated opposition is showing some small signs of cracks....
From: Kaiser Health News | By: Andy Miller, Georgia Health News | Wednesday, June 29, 2016
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The lawsuits allege that the practice costs the hospitals money because the patients often spend the funds....
From: Kaiser Health News | By: Andy Miller, Georgia Health News | Thursday, June 30, 2016
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Health experts remain divided on legalizing marijuana for recreational use.
From: Kaiser Health News | By: Ana B. Ibarra | Thursday, June 30, 2016
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The changes announced Thursday seek to eliminate the backlog by 2021.
From: Kaiser Health News | By: Susan Jaffe | Wednesday, June 29, 2016
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Using run-down motels to care for and temporarily house homeless people recently discharged from the hospital helps stabilize them inexpensively, preventing unnecessary and costly returns to ERs and hospitals....
From: Kaiser Health News | By: David Gorn | Wednesday, June 29, 2016
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Proposed legislation would require drugmakers to disclose and justify price hikes. The industry has taken to Facebook and Twitter, warning that the proposal could lead to medication shortages in some regions of the state....
From: Kaiser Health News | By: Pauline Bartolone | Tuesday, June 28, 2016
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Each week, KHN's Shefali Luthra finds interesting reads from around the Web.
From: Kaiser Health News | Thursday, June 30, 2016
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Cancer comes in at No. 2, and combined they cause nearly 50 percent of all deaths in the country. Also in the news, church attendance is linked to lower suicide rates, the struggle of helping aging parents while living abroad, a hospital tackles "super-utilizers,"...
From: Kaiser Health News | Thursday, June 30, 2016
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Until the past few years, big pharmaceutical companies had largely given up on new antibiotics because development can cost billions of dollars yet deliver little profit. But the U.S. is now dumping millions into helping companies develop new drugs....
From: Kaiser Health News | Thursday, June 30, 2016
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Laws across the country are going into effect on July 1, including ones that dictate what can be done to fetuses' remains, cut off funding for Planned Parenthood and ban a common second trimester abortion method. Meanwhile, a Republican candidate for...
From: Kaiser Health News | Thursday, June 30, 2016
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Outlets report on health news from New Jersey, New York, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Georgia, California, Texas, Ohio and Wyoming....
From: Kaiser Health News | Thursday, June 30, 2016
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In other news, Politico Pro reports that enrollment in private exchanges is lagging behind consultants' expectations and in Georgia and California, an insurer faces lawsuits for sending ER reimbursements directly to patients. Meanwhile, The Associated...
From: Kaiser Health News | Thursday, June 30, 2016
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Some turn to heroin after becoming addicted to prescription painkillers because it's cheaper, in great supply and doesn't require going to a doctor. Meanwhile, Illinois' bill tackling the epidemic has been called "groundbreaking legislation" that can...
From: Kaiser Health News | Thursday, June 30, 2016
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The model will last five years and is designed to test ways to improve quality of care while lowering costs....
From: Kaiser Health News | Thursday, June 30, 2016
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The vice president's remarks came at the start of a daylong cancer summit at Howard University.
From: Kaiser Health News | Thursday, June 30, 2016
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A selection of opinions on health care from around the country.
From: Kaiser Health News | Thursday, June 30, 2016
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Today's early morning highlights from the major news organizations.
From: Kaiser Health News | Thursday, June 30, 2016
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Doctors responding to a survey say that digitization helps with office efficiency but not necessarily patient care. In other health IT news, a hacker has put 9.3 million patient records for sale on the dark web. And McKesson plans to reorganize its technology...
From: Kaiser Health News | Wednesday, June 29, 2016
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Editorial and opinion writers examine the Supreme Court ruling as well as some of the dynamics on the court....
From: Kaiser Health News | Wednesday, June 29, 2016
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News outlets report on the pharmaceutical drug industry.
From: Kaiser Health News | Wednesday, June 29, 2016
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About 150 people came out to complain at the first hearing on Gov. Matt Bevin's proposal to scale back Kentucky's Medicaid expansion, which helped drop the state's uninsured rate to 7.5 percent from 20 percent. Bevin, a Republican who took office in...
From: Kaiser Health News | Wednesday, June 29, 2016
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A selection of opinions on health care from around the country.
From: Kaiser Health News | Wednesday, June 29, 2016
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Outlets report on health news from Wisconsin, Texas, Georgia, Ohio and Missouri.
From: Kaiser Health News | Wednesday, June 29, 2016
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ProPublica found that those in the industry looking to use the "food, friendship and flattery" method on doctors have more success in the South and at for-profit hospitals. Meanwhile, FiercePharma looks at the other side of the coin — when it's the...
From: Kaiser Health News | Wednesday, June 29, 2016
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News outlets also report on other hospital-related developments in Georgia as well as Texas.
From: Kaiser Health News | Wednesday, June 29, 2016
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Editorial and opinion writers offer their takes on drug-cost issues.
From: Kaiser Health News | Wednesday, June 29, 2016
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The initiative would allow adults ages 21 and older to possess, transport and use up to an ounce of cannabis for recreational purposes and would allow individuals to grow as many as six plants. In other news, a judge in Illinois rules that the state...
From: Kaiser Health News | Wednesday, June 29, 2016
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Today's early morning highlights from the major news organizations.
From: Kaiser Health News | Wednesday, June 29, 2016
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News outlets also report on developments related to end-of-life care, a family hit by the same heart ailment, exercise guidelines for kids, digital tools helping seniors cope with loneliness and the fallout from lax medical research....
From: Kaiser Health News | Tuesday, June 28, 2016
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News outlets provided a variety of views about the Supreme Court's ruling that struck down key provisions in a Texas abortion law....
From: Kaiser Health News | Tuesday, June 28, 2016
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Without access to health care, many inmates often end up back in prison. While the Medicaid expansion offers this vulnerable population hope, many questions remain as the the July 1 expansion nears....
From: Kaiser Health News | Tuesday, June 28, 2016
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A selection of opinions on health care from around the country.
From: Kaiser Health News | Tuesday, June 28, 2016
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Outlets report on health news from Illinois, Minnesota, Massachusetts, California, Maryland, Wyoming and Texas....
From: Kaiser Health News | Tuesday, June 28, 2016
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Average out-of-pocket costs rise to over $1,000 per hospital stay, according to a study published in JAMA Internal Medicine....
From: Kaiser Health News | Tuesday, June 28, 2016
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Previously the state was allowed to seize a deceased person's assets to get reimbursed for its Medi-Cal contribution to a patient's medical care. Now, it will only be able to recover what was spent on long-term care needs. In other news, Three North...
From: Kaiser Health News | Tuesday, June 28, 2016
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CMS has proposed a 1 percent cut in reimbursements on the same day the Supreme Court passed on hearing a case challenging a federal labor rule that home health providers say is harming their businesses....
From: Kaiser Health News | Tuesday, June 28, 2016
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Companies like OptumRx, CVS Health and Express Scripts are using troves of data to help their clients control drug expenses. In other pharmaceutical news, AstraZeneca uses a rare children's condition to argue that its best-selling anti-cholesterol medicine...
From: Kaiser Health News | Tuesday, June 28, 2016
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Patients who legally use opioids to manage chronic pain may not realize they're in danger of an overdose. "We're prescribing naloxone for risky drugs, not risky patients," said lead researcher Dr. Phillip Coffin of the San Francisco Department of Public...
From: Kaiser Health News | Tuesday, June 28, 2016
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Today's early morning highlights from the major news organizations.
From: Kaiser Health News | Tuesday, June 28, 2016
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Though the CDC’s new prescribing guidelines follow a theme of less is more, another federal agency’s patient satisfaction surveys include questions about pain management that some say encourage doctors to prescribe the highly addictive medicines....
From: Kaiser Health News | By: Shefali Luthra | Tuesday, June 28, 2016
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Now that young people up to the age of 26 can stay on their family plan, it can be difficult for them to keep their medical information confidential....
From: Kaiser Health News | By: Michelle Andrews | Tuesday, June 28, 2016
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