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  • Obamacare repeal falls off Republicans' to-do list as law takes hold

    After five years and more than 50 votes in Congress, the Republican campaign to repeal the Affordable Care Act is essentially over. GOP congressional leaders, unable to roll back the law while President Obama remains in office and unwilling to again...
  • 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...
  • $25 billion Colorado budget heads to governor's desk

    A $25 billion Colorado budget with taxpayer refunds and more funding for education is headed to the governor's desk after state lawmakers gave final approval to the spending plan Friday. "No one pretends that this year's budget was perfect. But it was...
  • Gov. Scott compares Obama administration to Sopranos

    Gov. Rick Scott is comparing the Obama administration to the Sopranos and accusing the president of not caring for low-income families, even as the Republican governor refuses to expand Medicaid insurance to more than 800,000 low-income families....
  • Scott compares feds to 'Sopranos' in health-care tiff

    Scott compares feds to 'Sopranos' in health-care tiff
    FORT LAUDERDALE — In an escalating war over health care, Gov. Rick Scott on Friday compared the Obama administration with a TV mobster family and accused the president of not caring for low-income families. “They don't care about the low-...
  • NY comptroller approves Medicaid contract for Xerox

    New York's comptroller on Friday approved a $565 million contract award to Xerox to redesign and operate the information management system for the state's Medicaid program. The comptroller's office said its review found insufficient grounds in the...
  • Lawsuit claims IU Health, midwifery practice risked lives

    A federal whistleblower lawsuit says IU Health and midwifery practice HealthNet defrauded the government of millions of dollars, and put low-income pregnant women at risk. The Indianapolis Star (http://indy.st/1basocT ) reports the suit accuses IU Health...
  • 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...
  • Illinois Tobacco Quitline closes amid grant suspensions

    The Illinois Tobacco Quitline has been put on hold as a result of Gov. Bruce Rauner's decision to suspend $26 million in social service grants. The State Journal-Register (http://bit.ly/1PXLanD ) reports more than two dozen people who work for the free...
  • Lawmakers likely to end session without deal on health care

    Saying that "sand is running out of the hourglass," the Republican leaders of the Florida Legislature said Wednesday that it appears they will end their annual session on May 1 without reaching a deal on health care and a new state budget. The House...
  • No Maryland hospital gets five stars under new federal rating system

    No Maryland hospital gets five stars under new federal rating system
    No Maryland hospital, not even world-renowned Johns Hopkins Hospital, earned a top score under a new, simplified ranking system for patient satisfaction released Thursday by federal health care authorities. The new system — which assigns one to...