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The 115th Congress on the State of Healthcare

The 115th Congress on the State of Healthcare

By Modern Healthcare  |  September 22, 2018

Modern Healthcare's 115th Congress on the State of Healthcare is a featured collection of commentaries from lawmakers and healthcare organization leaders.

Could deep-red Miss. expand Medicaid? 2019 will tell

Could deep-red Miss. expand Medicaid? 2019 will tell

By Susannah Luthi  |  September 22, 2018

A Mississippi state senator has introduced a bill to expand Medicaid every year since Obamacare went into effect, but so far it's been off the table. The 2019 governor's race could change the picture.

Senate opioid bill misses the mark, experts say

Senate opioid bill misses the mark, experts say

By Steven Ross Johnson  |  September 20, 2018

Addiction medicine experts have raised concerns that the Senate opioid bill passed this week is another missed opportunity to make the most impact toward combating the crisis.

House Democrats press HHS for Medicaid work requirement records

House Democrats press HHS for Medicaid work requirement records

By Susannah Luthi  |  September 20, 2018

Two top Democrats on the House Oversight Committee want to subpoena the Trump administration's documents around its Medicaid work requirement policy. HHS officials haven't responded to their previous requests for information.

Congress questions its role in healthcare price transparency

Congress questions its role in healthcare price transparency

By Susannah Luthi  |  September 18, 2018

The Senate's health committee is questioning the government's role in helping patients understand what they should pay for their healthcare—and whether Congress can change the incentives in a complex system that doesn't encourage shopping.

Senator proposes federal curbs on balance billing

Senator proposes federal curbs on balance billing

By Susannah Luthi  |  September 17, 2018

A Senate proposal would take aim at hospital balance billing—a practice that has caused sticker-shock reverberations across the country and sparked increasing public outcry.

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