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Former HHS Advisor Lauren Underwood Running for House Seat - HealthLeaders Media

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Former HHS Advisor Lauren Underwood Running for House Seat
HealthLeaders Media
We know there are real challenges, the ACA created some and helped some, but we will need to have another serious effort around health reform. It is critical to have the voice of patients and providers at this table. And I am excited to partner [with ...

Web Briefing for Journalists: Key Issues Ahead of Marketplace Open Enrollment - Kaiser Family Foundation

1 hour 9 min ago

People For the American Way

Web Briefing for Journalists: Key Issues Ahead of Marketplace Open Enrollment
Kaiser Family Foundation
Panelists will include Cynthia Cox, director of KFF's Program for the Study of Health Reform and Private Insurance; Karen Pollitz, senior fellow at the Foundation; and Jennifer Tolbert, director of state health reform and associate director of the ...
As Washington state health insurance premiums soar, candidates point fingersMcClatchy Washington Bureau

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Baker pursuing state, federal drug purchasing reform - Worcester Business Journal

1 hour 14 min ago

Worcester Business Journal

Baker pursuing state, federal drug purchasing reform
Worcester Business Journal
Baker told the Health Policy Commission on Tuesday that his administration is pursuing drug purchasing reform at the federal level but is also "actively reviewing the work of other states as we develop proposals that we'll roll out in the near future ...

Lee delivers keynote address at health financing conference - The Daily Herald (press release)

2 hours 32 min ago

The Daily Herald (press release)

Lee delivers keynote address at health financing conference
The Daily Herald (press release)
The topic of health care reform looks at “how can we make health care accessible and how can we ensure the quality of that health care and at what cost.” Lee said some countries indicated that they were able to reduce pharmaceutical cost by 50 per cent ...

Medical Innovation Summit to celebrate disruptors, reimagining healthcare - cleveland.com

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cleveland.com

Medical Innovation Summit to celebrate disruptors, reimagining healthcare
cleveland.com
Boehner and Mihaljevic will discuss healthcare reform and politics. The summit closes Wednesday with the highly anticipated announcement of the Top 10 Medical Innovations for 2019. These are breakthroughs expected to have a significant impact on ...

KFF Election Tracking Poll: Health Care in the 2018 Midterms - Kaiser Family Foundation

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Kaiser Family Foundation

KFF Election Tracking Poll: Health Care in the 2018 Midterms
Kaiser Family Foundation
Health care is also the top issue chosen by voters who live in battleground areas (28 percent), ranking above the economy and jobs (22 percent), immigration (16 percent), gun policy (15 percent), tax cuts and tax reform (8 percent), and foreign policy ...

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Congressional Candidate Tracy Mitrano JD '95 Advocates for Campaign Finance and Healthcare Reform - Cornell University The Cornell Daily Sun

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Cornell University The Cornell Daily Sun

Congressional Candidate Tracy Mitrano JD '95 Advocates for Campaign Finance and Healthcare Reform
Cornell University The Cornell Daily Sun
At the Cornell Democrats Town Hall discussion on Wednesday, congressional candidate Tracy Mitrano J.D. '95 discussed her motivation for running for office and voiced her support for campaign finance reform and a single-payer healthcare system. Mitrano ...

Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, Lisa Brown spar on taxes, economy and health care in second Congressional debate - The Spokesman-Review

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 00:28

The Spokesman-Review

Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, Lisa Brown spar on taxes, economy and health care in second Congressional debate
The Spokesman-Review
... with the incumbent touting a thriving economy as evidence there is Republican momentum in the nation's capital, while Brown criticized the party's two major legislative undertakings in this Congress – health care and tax reform – as wrong for the ...

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Rick Rubin on the value of State of Reform - State of Reform

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 18:39

State of Reform

Rick Rubin on the value of State of Reform
State of Reform
Rick Rubin is the CEO of OneHealthPort, a health information intermediary for the Pacific Northwest. Recently, he shared his thoughts with us about the value of State of Reform to him and the community he serves. We wanted to share Rick's thought with ...

States Could See More Obamacare Choices in Proposal This Year - Bloomberg Law

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 17:17

States Could See More Obamacare Choices in Proposal This Year
Bloomberg Law
... but we would hope to have something out certainly before the end of the year,” Jim Parker told Bloomberg Law at a health insurance industry conference sponsored by America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP). Parker is the senior adviser for health reform.

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Virginia lawmaker settles suit; seeks mental-health reform - ABC News - ABC News

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 14:48

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Virginia lawmaker settles suit; seeks mental-health reform - ABC News
ABC News
A Virginia lawmaker whose son stabbed him before killing himself has settled a lawsuit over the young man's mental-health care. The Roanoke Times reports ...
Virginia lawmaker settles suit; seeks mental-health reformCharlotte Observer

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Creating a space for constructive disagreement in health care - State of Reform

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 14:30

State of Reform

Creating a space for constructive disagreement in health care
State of Reform
If you read the State of Reform, you are paying attention to the health care policy and political conversations. You're thinking about the role and purpose of government. You've created opinions about the scope and structure of health care, our economy ...

Report: Illinois' budget health is the worst in the nation - Illinois Policy

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 12:16

Illinois Policy

Report: Illinois' budget health is the worst in the nation
Illinois Policy
A new university study ranks Illinois last of all 50 states for fiscal health. Pension reform and spending caps are essential for recovery. Illinois has the worst fiscal health in the nation, according to a new study from the Mercatus Center at George ...

Virginia lawmaker settles suit, seeks mental health reform - WREX-TV

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 11:25

Virginia lawmaker settles suit, seeks mental health reform
WREX-TV
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Virginia lawmaker whose son stabbed him before killing himself has settled a lawsuit over the young man's mental health care. The Roanoke Times reports that Sen. R. Creigh (KREE') Deeds and his family will be paid $950,000 by ...

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Senator Settles Wrongful Death Suit Over Son's Care - U.S. News & World Report

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 10:41

Senator Settles Wrongful Death Suit Over Son's Care
U.S. News & World Report
R. Creigh (KREE') Deeds and his family settled the wrongful death lawsuit for $950,000 on Oct. 10 in Bath County Circuit Court against Michael Gentry, a former mental health evaluator with the Rockbridge Area Community Services Board. It will be paid ...

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Debunking Misleading Healthcare Ads on Folch - South Washington County Bulletin

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 07:41

Debunking Misleading Healthcare Ads on Folch
South Washington County Bulletin
The Lewin Group is owned by a subsidiary of UnitedHealth Group, a very profitable health insurance company. Their 2012 healthcare report actually creates a strong and compelling case that healthcare reform would save billions of dollars for Minnesotans.

Debunking Misleading Healthcare Ads on Folch - South Washington County Bulletin

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 07:41

Debunking Misleading Healthcare Ads on Folch
South Washington County Bulletin
The Lewin Group is owned by a subsidiary of UnitedHealth Group, a very profitable health insurance company. Their 2012 healthcare report actually creates a strong and compelling case that healthcare reform would save billions of dollars for Minnesotans.

Sen. Creigh Deeds settles wrongful death lawsuit over son's care before 2013 attack, suicide - Lynchburg News and Advance

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 22:33

Lynchburg News and Advance

Sen. Creigh Deeds settles wrongful death lawsuit over son's care before 2013 attack, suicide
Lynchburg News and Advance
The mental health evaluator, Gentry, determined Gus Deeds was a danger and needed to be committed. Under state law at the time, Gentry had six hours to find a bed in a mental health facility before Deeds would be free to leave the hospital. Gentry ...

Sen. Creigh Deeds settles wrongful death lawsuit in son's suicide - Roanoke Times

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 18:03

Roanoke Times

Sen. Creigh Deeds settles wrongful death lawsuit in son's suicide
Roanoke Times
Since the death of his son, Deeds, a Democrat who represents the 25th Senate District from the Alleghany Highlands to the Charlottesville area, has pushed for mental health reform legislation. Under new state laws, patients will be transported to a ...
Sen. Creigh Deeds settles wrongful death lawsuit over son's care before 2013 attack, suicideRichmond.com

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