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Healthcare Reform News

Browse our collection of recent healthcare reform news items. Have a question about healthcare reform? Contact us at (831) 426-7200 and we can answer your questions.


In Idaho and Utah, two conservative states, voters approved initiatives to expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act. Now G.O.P. lawmakers are looking to curb those expansions.
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Alice Ollstein of Politico, Kimberly Leonard of the Washington Examiner and Anna Edney of Bloomberg News join KHN’s Julie Rovner to discuss the latest national health spending estimates, another FDA crackdown on dietary supplements and lawsuits between insurers and the federal government that could result in a windfall for consumers.
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Newsletter editor Brianna Labuskes wades through hundreds of health articles from the week so you don’t have to.
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A so-called neural network analyzed the medical records of 600,000 hospital patients in China, diagnosing their conditions as accurately as doctors did in some cases.
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Utah’s proposal to limit federal and state funding on Medicaid is a radical change. Anti-poverty advocates are concerned that caps could limit how many people are enrolled and restrict services. They also worry other states would adopt a similar plan.
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The “Medicare–for-all” debate is already in full swing, but what does that phrase even mean? Joanne Kenen of Politico, Paige Winfield Cunningham of The Washington Post and Rebecca Adams of CQ Roll Call join KHN’s Julie Rovner for a beginner’s guide to the next big health policy debate. For “extra credit,” the panelists provide their favorite health policy stories of the week, and as a special Valentine’s Day bonus, their favorite #HealthPolicyValentines.
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The study found a nearly 22 percent increase in the demand for long-acting reversible contraceptive methods in the 30 days after the 2016 election.
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On one side of the debate, Bernie Sanders promises a single-payer revolution. On the other, Amy Klobuchar and Sherrod Brown are calling for incremental change.
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Although his posts dealt with a wide variety of issues, Dingell's longtime devotion to improving health care was a frequent topic.
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No issue united Democrats in the 2018 campaign as much as protecting the Affordable Care Act’s guaranteed insurance coverage of people with pre-existing conditions.
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Newsletter editor Brianna Labuskes wades through hundreds of health articles from the week so you don’t have to.
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