State Highlights: Legal Challenges Face Trump’s Proposals To Address California Homeless Crisis; After New Vaccine Law Starts, New York Sees Surge In Home Schooling

Media outlets report on news from California, New York, Georgia, Florida, North Carolina, Ohio, New Hampshire, Wisconsin and Oregon. The Washington Post: Trump’s Proposals To Tackle California Homelessness Face Local, Legal ObstaclesPresident Trump’s emerging plan to address California’s homeless crisis […]

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Few Things So Starkly Set America’s Health System Apart As How Much Patients Have To Pay Out Of Pocket

Nearly all of America’s global competitors — whether they have government health plans, such as Britain and Canada, or rely on private insurers, such as Germany and the Netherlands — strictly limit out-of-pocket costs. In more news on the health […]

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State Highlights: Activists Seek To Overturn New California Vaccine Law By Starting Referendum; Mass. Health Official Declares Mosquito-Borne Virus Serious Health Threat

Media outlets report on news from California, Massachusetts, Georgia, Connecticut, Florida, Wisconsin, Pennsylvania, Utah and Michigan. Sacramento Bee: California Voters Could Get A Chance To Overturn New Vaccine LawCalifornia’s new law restricting medical exemptions for vaccines has a challenge from […]

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Following Court Ruling, VA Could Be On The Hook For Billions In Emergency Care Claims From Veterans

The U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims said the VA must reimburse veterans for out-of-pocket emergency medical bills not covered by private insurance, other than copayments. The Associated Press: VA May Have To Pay Billions In Vets’ Emergency Care […]

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Viewpoints: Lessons On Mental Health Issues Facing Students On Campuses; Denying Immigrants Medication, Food Is Nothing But Child Abuse

Opinion writers weigh in on these health topics and others. The Wall Street Journal: There Is A Mental-Health Crisis On CampusTechnology has in many ways have made life easy—certainly much easier than before. So why did one recent study find […]

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Verma Urges Hospitals To Get On Board With Value-Based Payments As Lesser Of Two Evils Compared To ‘Medicare For All’

CMS Administrator Seema Verma presented hospitals with a stark choice between Trump administration policies and the looming threat of a “Medicare for All” type system. Modern Healthcare: CMS’ Verma: Accept Value-Based Payment Or Risk Medicare For AllCMS Administrator Seema Verma […]

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