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State Senate panel adds money for health, education

A Montana Senate committee on Tuesday added money to the state budget for nursing homes, special education and other government programs, relenting somewhat on the hard line that Republican legislative … Click to Continue »

Texas Senate Passes Bill to Stop Health Insurance Programs From Funding Abortions With Your Premiums

Yesterday, the Texas Senate passed Senate Bill 20, Pro-Life Health Insurance Reform, on third reading on a 21-10 vote. The bill now moves to the House and awaits a hearing. Senate Bill 20 by Senator Larry Taylor (R-Friendswood) and House Bill 1113 by Representative John Smithee (R-Amarillo) would protect Texans from paying for the abortions […]

A Better Way?

So now the Republicans know that health care can not be fixed with a program developed in a month. It is surprising that they had six years to work on a plan and what they came up with, their own party did not even like. So now they have to go back to the drawing board. Show More Summary

White House Floats Massive Cuts To HIV/AIDS Programs

8 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Bloomberg reports: President Donald Trump’s administration has proposed cutting $1.23 billion this fiscal year from research funded by the National Institutes of Health, according to a White House document sent to congressional appropriators. Show More Summary

Implementing large-scale teleretinal diabetic retinopathy screening program

Can a large-scale, primary care-based teleretinal diabetic retinopathy screening (TDRS) program reduce wait times for screening and improve the timeliness of care in the Los Angeles County Department of Health Services, the largest publicly operated county safety net health care system in the United States?

The Feuding Kleptocrats

yesterdayNews : Truthdig

While the power elites—inside and outside of government—squabble over corporate health insurance they are demolishing the remnants of democratic institutions and programs.

Trump, after stinging defeat, promises a 'great' health plan

3 days agoHumor / odd : The Sideshow

President Donald Trump sought on Saturday to put a good face on his most stinging political setback yet -- the failure of Republicans' attempt to repeal Obamacare -- declaring that the health care program would collapse under its own weight and vowing to develop a "great" replacement. Show More Summary

Novo Nordisk and CVS Partner to Offer $25 Insulin

CVS Health has launched their Reduced Rx Savings Program and Novo Nordisk is participating by helping make some of their insulin more affordable. This prescription savings program will give discounts on certain medications and is intended to help patients who have either a high deductible cost to deal with or those who don’t have insurance […]

APNewsBreak: Health overhaul could cost Maryland $2B

A preliminary state analysis has found Maryland's Medicaid program stands to lose nearly $2 billion in federal funding over three years under part of a congressional proposal to overhaul the … Click to Continue »

Two UTHealth Grad Programs in Nursing Ranked 23rd Nationally by U.S. News & World Report

No graduate nursing program in the Lone Star State is ranked higher than The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Nursing, according to the just-released 2018 edition of the influential Best Graduate Schools guide.

House Opens Debate Ahead of Vote on Health Bill

The Republican legislation, called the American Health Care Act, would, in a rare step, roll back a major social welfare program — with a vote set for Friday afternoon.

Mnuchin says administration tax plan coming soon

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says after the battle over health care, the administration will turn quickly to tax reform with the goal of getting a program approved by Congress by … Click to Continue »

Mary Katharine Ham Clashes With ‘Nasty’ Chris Cuomo Over Health Care

With the potential repeal and replacement of Obamacare looming large in the news, a discussion about health care during Thursday morning’s edition of the Cable News Network’s New Day program became surly when Mary Katharine Ham, a senior writer for The Federalist, got into a debate with “nasty” co-host Chris Cuomo.

The Trouble With Medicaid Work Requirements

The new Republican provision to allow states to deny health assistance for lacking employment will only make the program worse.

Resisting the Trump/Ryan Health Plan

The complex Obamacare system struggled to gain popularity, but now that Republicans are moving to replace it with a less generous program, many medical professionals are irate, reports Dennis J Bernstein. By Dennis J Bernstein President Trump and House Speaker…Read more ?

Can gene therapy help you lose weight?

By TNT Bureau Mar 23, 2017:  In a hot debate whether gene therapy help to lose weight or not, health experts have been developing  programs customized to an individual?s  unique genetic formation. READ ALSO: Losing weight with haradShow More Summary

The government health program the GOP wants to gut has had a big impact on the opioid epidemic

One of the key proposals of the American Healthcare Act, the GOP leadership's plan to repeal and replace Obamacare, is a massive spending cut to Medicaid, the government-run health program that provides insurance primarily to pregnant...Show More Summary

Louisiana senators reject closure of mental health program

Louisiana state senators blocked plans by Gov. John Bel Edwards' administration to shutter a Medicaid program that provides mental health services to more than 47,000 children. The Edwards administration planned … Click to Continue ...

Ex CDC Official: History Proves the Dangers of Underfunded Health Programs

There’s momentous debate about healthcare going in the United States—but little attention is being paid to protecting Americans from preventable threats. Unfortunately, as Rep. Tom Cole, a Republican from Oklahoma and chairman of the subcommittee that oversees CDC’s budget, says, “You’re much more likely to die in a pandemic than in a terrorist attack, and…

As Vote on TrumpCare Nears, #SaveMedicaid Movement Grows

last weekNews : Truthdig

By Nadia Prupis / Common Dreams Medicaid supporters are worried that the upcoming vote on the American Healthcare Act (AHCA) will result in the gutting of the health care program.

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