Patients and Doctors Trapped in a Gray Zone When Abortion Laws and Emergency Care Mandate Conflict

Aug 08, 2022 at 09:50 am by Staff

  By Harris Meyer, Kaiser Health News  Each week, Dr. Kim Puterbaugh sees several pregnant patients at a Cleveland hospital who are experiencing complications.... Read More

They Lost Medicaid When Paperwork Was Sent to an Empty Field, Signaling the Mess to Come

Aug 07, 2022 at 03:53 pm by Staff

  By Brett Kelman, Kaiser Health News BELFAST, Tenn. — Three years ago, Mason Lester, a rambunctious toddler, tumbled off his family’s porch and.... Read More

Post-‘Roe,’ People Are Seeking Permanent Sterilizations, and Some Are Being Turned Away

Jul 25, 2022 at 10:23 am by Staff

By Aaron Bolton and Ellis Juhlin, Kaiser Health News HELENA, Mont. — A handful of people recently gathered in the shade of a large pine tree for a going-.... Read More

Three Things About the Abortion Debate That Many People Get Wrong

Jul 25, 2022 at 10:13 am by Staff

By Julie Rovner, Kaiser Health News  In the wake of the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn the federal right to abortion, things are more than a little conf.... Read More

A Nearly Century-Old Maternity Home for Teens in the South Makes Plans for Expansion

Jul 23, 2022 at 07:18 pm by Staff

By Lauren Sausser, Kaiser Health News   CHARLESTON, S.C. — An old, brick house in Charleston’s Wagener Terrace district stands out from its gentr.... Read More

OPINION: Rules and Regulations Strangling the Medical Profession

Jul 21, 2022 at 05:11 pm by Staff

Editor's note: The following is an opinion from a medical professional. If you disagree, feel free, to send us your own opinion.     By James D. Veltmeye.... Read More

TennCare Begins Amendment Process Building on Successful Administration of TennCare III

Jul 19, 2022 at 07:51 pm by Staff

NASHVILLE - Today, in response to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ June 30, 2022, letter, TennCare will begin the process of submitting Amendment #4 to.... Read More

Biden’s FTC Has Blocked 4 Hospital Mergers and Is Poised to Thwart More Consolidation Attempts

Jul 18, 2022 at 10:19 am by Staff

By Harris Meyer, Kaiser Health News Fresh off the Federal Trade Commission’s successful challenges to four hospital mergers, the Biden administration’s new m.... Read More

Conservative Blocs Unleash Litigation to Curb Public Health Powers

Jul 18, 2022 at 10:15 am by Staff

By Lauren Weber and Anna Maria Barry-Jester, Kaiser Health News Through a wave of pandemic-related litigation, a trio of small but mighty conservative le.... Read More

FTC Official: Antitrust Push in Health Care Must Focus on a Merger’s ‘Human Impact’

Jul 18, 2022 at 10:07 am by Staff

By Harris Meyer, Kaiser Health News President Joe Biden has ordered the Federal Trade Commission to combat consolidation in the health care industry, saying that i.... Read More