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  • Wolf opens door to running insurance marketplace

    Gov. Tom Wolf's administration advanced plans Friday to maintain federal health insurance subsidies for nearly 400,000 Pennsylvanians ahead of a U.S. Supreme Court decision that could wipe out the aid to insurance buyers in some states.
  • Group leaves Washington, but no Medicaid deal yet

    Gov. Gary Herbert and Republican legislative leaders said they were optimistic Wednesday after leaving a meeting in Washington with federal officials, but they're still without a deal or new flexibility to expand Medicaid in Utah. The group said they...

    Officials: More than 1,000 overdose deaths in 2014

    State health officials say more than 1,000 people died as a result of opioid-related overdoses in Massachusetts last year — an increase of 33 percent from 2012 and part of an ongoing spike in deaths blamed on prescription drug and heroin abuse. The...

    The USDA dietary guidelines: Playing politics with our health

    Later this year, the Department of Health and Human Services and the U.S. Department of Agriculture will release the latest edition of their dietary guidelines, which sets the agenda for what Americans should eat to maintain a healthy weight, prevent...

    How should we pay doctors under Medicare?

    In recent weeks, reform legislation that proposes to change how Medicare pays physicians drew much attention. The prod to action was the imminent expiring of the present fee schedule. For many years, Congress had failed to reach agreement about the...