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  • 9 easy steps to understanding Florida's Medicaid debate

    The story eclipsing everything else in Tallahassee is the battle over Medicaid money.  But a lot of people are still confused about what’s going on. So here's an attempt to break down the basics in 9 easy steps. 1) More than $50 billion is...
  • Big pharma should support the NIH

    Big pharma should support the NIH
    Recently at a reception, one of my faculty colleagues at Johns Hopkins expressed concern about her academic future. The pay line for National Institutes of Health (NIH) grants in her field was 7 percent; that means that she has to spend two or three weeks...
  • Hospitals: $1.5B Medicaid cut plan could cost jobs, services

    Some Illinois hospitals say a proposal to reduce Medicaid spending by more than $1.5 billion from Gov. Bruce Rauner could lead to significant job and service cuts. The Chicago Sun-Times (http://bit.ly/1aZVeN9 ) reports a group of Chicago-area "safety-net...
  • Stark choices ahead if no one caves

    Stark choices ahead if no one caves
    The partisan gridlock in Washington has nothing on the partisan gridlock in Tallahassee, except for one key difference: The Republican Party of Florida controls everything in the state capital and this year, its leaders are waging the ugliest intramural...
  • Legislator's Bill Could Have Benefited His Insurance Agency — And He Was Told It Was OK

    Legislator's Bill Could Have Benefited His Insurance Agency — And He Was Told It Was OK
    Newly elected state Rep. John Scott, R-Groton, owns an insurance agency that serves as a broker for state-sponsored student health insurance at UConn, which all full-time students must obtain if they don't have their own personal policy or aren't...
  • Mark Cruise: Free clinics are continuing to fill health-care gap

    Mark Cruise: Free clinics are continuing to fill health-care gap
    As the Affordable Care Act celebrates its fifth anniversary and Florida grapples with the idea of expanding Medicaid, free clinics continue to care for low-income uninsured Floridians. Mark Cruise, executive director of the Florida Association of Free and...
  • Missouri Republicans inch forward on Medicaid 'reforms'

    Missouri Republicans said early in the session Medicaid expansion was a non-starter again this year and despite Democratic attempts to address the issue using amendments and protests, they've stuck true to their word. But Republican leaders have also...
  • Iowa's Medicaid privatization draws scrutiny

    Gov. Terry Branstad's plan to privatize the state's Medicaid program is moving forward, though critics are raising questions about how the shift will impact patients. Earlier this year, the state began an effort to shift Medicaid administration to two or...
  • Mental health funding cuts stir outcry in Connecticut

    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's proposal to cut money from a state grant program to community mental health and substance abuse providers is prompting an outcry from advocates and families of Newtown massacre victims in Connecticut, who warn patients will...
  • Lawmakers focus on budget as scheduled end of session looms

    On the eve of the Legislature's scheduled adjournment, attention shifted Saturday to the budget and efforts to finalize a package that could garner sufficient support. House and Senate negotiators met Saturday afternoon to close out some operating budget...
  • Doctors, nurses deliver flip-flops to Gov. Scott

    Florida's doctors and nurses are weighing in on the fight over Medicaid expansion. A group of health professional from Miami's Jackson Health System traveled to Tallahassee last week to deliver flip-flops to Gov. Rick Scott and worn-out shoes to House...