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 »
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 […]
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
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
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?
While the power elites—inside and outside of government—squabble over corporate health insurance they are demolishing the remnants of democratic institutions and programs.
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
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 […]
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 »
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.
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.
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 »
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 new Republican provision to allow states to deny health assistance for lacking employment will only make the program worse.
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 ?
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
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 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 ...
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…
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.