Advertisement

Medicaid

Tobacco tax for Medicaid plan faces challenge in Oklahoma

A plan to shift coverage for some of Oklahoma's Medicaid recipients in order to trigger an infusion of federal funding appears to be gaining support among Republican lawmakers, but the idea of funding it with a tobacco tax is facing uphill sledding in the GOP-controlled Legislature.

Politics & Policy

Q&A: 'Drug prices are the wrong target,' says PhRMA chief

Q&A: 'Drug prices are the wrong target,' says PhRMA chief

A nimble inside-the-Beltway operative, Stephen Ubl took the reins of the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America just as public outrage over high drug prices was hitting its peak. In an interview with Modern Healthcare Editor Merrill Goozner, Ubl shares his views on the drug-price...

Advertisement
Modern Healthcare Daily

Award winning coverage of healthcare business and policy news.

The Modern Healthcare app includes a personalized home screen, strong search functionality and immediate downloads from the industry's leading healthcare media brand.