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After a decade of short term fixes, the House passed legislation to replace Medicare’s troubled Sustainable Growth Rate, or SGR, and replace it with an alternative doctor payment formula. Kaiser Health News' Mary Agnes Carey and Politico Pro's Jennifer...
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A selection of opinions on health care from around the country.
From: Kaiser Health News | Friday, March 27, 2015
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California is one of the few states that charge the estates of deceased Medicaid beneficiaries for the cost of their health coverage. A bill is moving through the state legislature to stop the practice....
From: Kaiser Health News | By: Lisa Aliferis, KQED | Friday, March 27, 2015
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Each week, KHN compiles a selection of recently released health policy studies and briefs....
From: Kaiser Health News | Friday, March 27, 2015
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A selection of health policy stories from Maryland, Virginia, Wisconsin, California, Indiana, Missouri, Texas, Arizona and Georgia....
From: Kaiser Health News | Friday, March 27, 2015
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With 71 cases identified, an HIV outbreak in southeastern Indiana prompted Gov. Mike Pence to announce a public health emergency and allow a temporary needle exchange program in one county....
From: Kaiser Health News | Friday, March 27, 2015
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The budget is not binding, and House and Senate leaders will now meet to reconcile their versions of the spending blueprint, which is used to set funding levels for spending bills considered in the session. In the meantime, senators voted to reject an...
From: Kaiser Health News | Friday, March 27, 2015
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Solutions are needed for lapses or practices at VA facilities that have resulted in opiate overprescribing, Veterans Affairs officials testified at a Senate hearing....
From: Kaiser Health News | Friday, March 27, 2015
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The report from the Commonwealth Fund shows that industry profits remain nearly identical to before implementation of the Affordable Care Act. Meanwhile, experts predict the health care sector, like many others, will face pressure to raise wages as a...
From: Kaiser Health News | Friday, March 27, 2015
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His Democratic counterpart, Rep. Nancy Pelosi, annoyed some in her party by her deal-making with Republicans, but could yield political benefits for her party over the next two years. Also, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich says the GOP doesn't actually...
From: Kaiser Health News | Friday, March 27, 2015
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Meanwhile, three Democratic governors took steps this month that could lead to the federal government assuming control of their state exchanges, and Tennessee's Republican governor continues to push for Medicaid expansion in his state....
From: Kaiser Health News | Friday, March 27, 2015
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Officials will review data on the safety and evidence behind the alternative therapies in a meeting next month. In the meantime, the Obama administration readies a plan to fight antibiotic-resistant bacteria and the Health and Human Services' inspector...
From: Kaiser Health News | Friday, March 27, 2015
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The measure, which is being billed as the most significant bipartisan policy legislation to gain House passage since the GOP gained control of the chamber, would establish a new formula in the Medicare program for paying physicians. The Senate will take...
From: Kaiser Health News | Friday, March 27, 2015
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Today's early morning highlights from the major news organizations.
From: Kaiser Health News | Friday, March 27, 2015
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A study by health consultant Avalere finds that three-quarters of those eligible for the highest levels of premium help enrolled in marketplace plans, but many others with only slightly higher incomes did not....
From: Kaiser Health News | By: Michelle Andrews | Friday, March 27, 2015
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For more than a decade, doctors who treat Medicare patients have been threatened with pay cuts due to a faulty formula of how doctors are reimbursed. But in a rare bipartisan agreement, the House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed a deal to permanently...
From: Kaiser Health News | Friday, March 27, 2015
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