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Disappointed by proposed bill, marijuana law reform advocates refocus agenda - wtvr.com

Mon, 01/22/2018 - 23:25

wtvr.com

Disappointed by proposed bill, marijuana law reform advocates refocus agenda
wtvr.com
“Those health care decisions should be made by a licensed practitioner, not senators and delegates in Richmond,” Pedini said. Last year, former Gov. Terry McAuliffe signed into law a bill that allows pharmacies to make and sell cannabis oils for ...

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Governor proposes budget that cuts health care, higher education and TOPS - WWL First News

Mon, 01/22/2018 - 22:26

WWL First News

Governor proposes budget that cuts health care, higher education and TOPS
WWL First News
In response, the governor proposed a tax reform plan to cover 994 million dollars of the budget gap. The GOP has indicated that they would approach the cliff by reducing spending, while the governor is seeking a revenue neutral tax reform plan. Edwards ...
Governor's budget proposal grim for TOPS and state health services; state GOP is skepticalbestofneworleans.com

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Sweeping health care reform proposals get hearing - Idaho Press-Tribune

Mon, 01/22/2018 - 21:11

Idaho Press-Tribune

Sweeping health care reform proposals get hearing
Idaho Press-Tribune
Idaho Department of Health and Welfare Director Russ Baron details a health care reform plan at the Joint Finance-Appropriations Committee meeting on Jan. 15, 2018. Kyle Pfannenstiel/for the Idaho Press-Tribune. Facebook · Twitter · Email; Print; Save ...

Israel agrees to open cosmetics market to competition - The Jerusalem Post

Mon, 01/22/2018 - 20:58

The Jerusalem Post

Israel agrees to open cosmetics market to competition
The Jerusalem Post
... years from the date of the beginning of the reform. To facilitate imports of perfumes and soaps, it was agreed that these items will remain the responsibility of the Economy Ministry, and the legislative amendments required by the Health Ministry ...

National Park Service was once criticized, just as universal health care is today - The San Luis Obispo Tribune

Mon, 01/22/2018 - 20:01

The San Luis Obispo Tribune

National Park Service was once criticized, just as universal health care is today
The San Luis Obispo Tribune
Individuals carried guns, pushed their weight around and used profane propaganda. But in the end the Supreme Court and logic favored the people, and today the national parks are considered “the best idea” created in the interest of all people. Little ...

State lawmaker, Magee businesswoman announce run for Congress - Jackson Clarion Ledger

Mon, 01/22/2018 - 17:21

Jackson Clarion Ledger

State lawmaker, Magee businesswoman announce run for Congress
Jackson Clarion Ledger
Morgan Dunn, a health care executive from Magee, also qualified as a Republican. Dunn is managing director of Vestra LLC, a rural health care service provider for hospitals, health systems, physician practices, physical therapy and population health ...

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More than 125 organizations coming to State of Reform in Austin! - State of Reform

Mon, 01/22/2018 - 16:32

State of Reform

More than 125 organizations coming to State of Reform in Austin!
State of Reform
Next week, we're looking forward to hosting about 250 of our closest friends in Texas State health care! Our 2018 Texas State of Reform Health Policy Conference is among the largest, most diverse convenings of senior health care executives and health ...

Fuse Brown Highlights Widespread Roadblock to State Health Reform - Georgia State University News (press release)

Mon, 01/22/2018 - 15:03

Georgia State University News (press release)

Fuse Brown Highlights Widespread Roadblock to State Health Reform
Georgia State University News (press release)
The journal article, “Removing ERISA's Impediment to State Health Reform,” is drawing rave reviews in health law and policy circles and beyond. The topic spawned from research Fuse Brown had been doing on her own and with state policymakers. In her ...

ACA reduces out-of-pocket medical expenses - Healio

Mon, 01/22/2018 - 12:10

The Charlottesville Newsplex

ACA reduces out-of-pocket medical expenses
Healio
The implementation of the ACA reduced out-of-pocket spending for medical care, especially for low-income individuals; however, premium spending remained high for these individuals, according to findings published in JAMA Internal Medicine. “The ...
Feldman: Obamacare gains public supportIndianapolis Star
ACA Helped Cut Overall OOP Spending, but Premiums Fell Only for PoorestAJMC.com Managed Markets Network

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Feldman: Obamacare gains public support - Indianapolis Star

Mon, 01/22/2018 - 11:33

Feldman: Obamacare gains public support
Indianapolis Star
The Republican-controlled Congress failed in multiple efforts to dismantle the Affordable Care Act because of Republican divisions and a slim Senate majority. But repeal of the individual mandate in the tax reform bill, and President Trump's ...

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Proposed OTC monograph reform may spur innovation - Pharmacy Today, American Pharmacists Association, pharmacist.com

Mon, 01/22/2018 - 10:04

Proposed OTC monograph reform may spur innovation
Pharmacy Today, American Pharmacists Association, pharmacist.com
Proposed OTC monograph reform may spur innovation. Share This Page. January 22, 2018. Bipartisan draft legislation to reform and modernize the OTC Monograph system was approved Wednesday by the House Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee. Bipartisan ...

In Uncertain Political Climate, Democratic Challengers Hope to Unseat Popular Gov. Baker - Valley Advocate

Mon, 01/22/2018 - 10:03

In Uncertain Political Climate, Democratic Challengers Hope to Unseat Popular Gov. Baker
Valley Advocate
He supports a single-payer health care system because he believes it is fundamentally better. “We need to do better for people,” he said. “I'm the only candidate in this race that has experience in the healthcare industry. When I worked in state ...

Five Democratic myths on Medicaid are designed to kill reform - The Hill

Mon, 01/22/2018 - 09:34

The Hill

Five Democratic myths on Medicaid are designed to kill reform
The Hill
On Jan. 11, the Trump administration's Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a new guidance to state Medicaid directors permitting them to create work/community engagement requirements for able-bodied Medicaid recipients. Federal ...

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Virginia's new governor to help celebrate W&M's 325th year - William & Mary News

Mon, 01/22/2018 - 09:01

William & Mary News

Virginia's new governor to help celebrate W&M's 325th year
William & Mary News
In that position for two terms, he worked to establish the prohibition on smoking in restaurants, protect young athletes who have sustained concussions, improve the health of the Chesapeake Bay and shield first responders from communicable diseases. He ...

From Strangers in a Foreign Land to Active, Engaged Citizens - AAP News

Mon, 01/22/2018 - 04:20

From Strangers in a Foreign Land to Active, Engaged Citizens
AAP News
The Affordable Care Act and some state legislation have mandated programs and provided incentives that promote engagement and partnerships with patients and caregivers because patient activation and engagement have been shown to improve the quality of ...

Coalition announces push for revenue-raising tax reform in response to state budget proposal - User-generated content (press release)

Mon, 01/22/2018 - 01:50

Coalition announces push for revenue-raising tax reform in response to state budget proposal
User-generated content (press release)
With millions in cuts to education funding, the elimination of 70 programs and more than 6 percent cuts elsewhere in the budget, a broad-based coalition has announced they will lobby lawmakers to clean up tax breaks to raise revenue in the current ...

Lawmakers want to put $500 million for mental health facilities up for a vote - The Bellingham Herald

Mon, 01/22/2018 - 01:15

The Bellingham Herald

Lawmakers want to put $500 million for mental health facilities up for a vote
The Bellingham Herald
“We have a long-term history of under-investing in mental health facilities and operations,” Braun said in a Friday interview. “We've worked in a bipartisan basis over the last two bienniums to ramp up the funding, and I think that's the right thing ...

Bipartisan bill would reform state's troubled guardianship system - Santa Fe New Mexican

Sun, 01/21/2018 - 22:11

Bipartisan bill would reform state's troubled guardianship system
Santa Fe New Mexican
In some cases, a guardian can have limited authority; in other cases, they have full control over an individual's health care as well as finances and living accommodations. In many cases, a parent can be appointed the guardian of a child, or a child ...

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Utah Legislative preview: Tax reform, Murdock Connector and Utah Lake - Daily Herald

Sun, 01/21/2018 - 10:02

Daily Herald

Utah Legislative preview: Tax reform, Murdock Connector and Utah Lake
Daily Herald
Talk to almost any Utah County legislator, and they'll tell you tax reform is going to be the biggest issue to watch for this year. Since the federal government passed a large tax reform bill, Utah legislators will be spending some time figuring out ...
Utah's Legislature might kill ballot initiatives to fund schools and expand MedicaidSalt Lake Tribune

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