Iowa Senate subcommittee backs bill to kill Medicaid transition | (Dubuque, Iowa) Telegraph Herald
One Republican Iowa state senator broke ranks during a committee meeting Monday, joining Senate Democrats who approved a bill to kill the state's Medicaid transition.
Biogen joins international effort to share preclinical data | Boston Business Journal
Biogen has joined an international effort to share early-stage, basic biological research into the causes of disease. It's aimed at helping scientists better develop new drugs.
Pennsylvania hospital, union reached tentative agreement | (Washington County, Pa.) Observer-Reporter
The bargaining committee for union employees at Washington Hospital announced Monday night it reached a tentative agreement with management on a contract, following more than nine hours of negotiations.
Texas pharmacy regulators have new law to scrutinize financial ties to doctors | Dallas Morning News
Physician ownership and investment in compounding pharmacies is starting to get more attention and scrutiny with an expanding federal investigation of kickbacks in Texas and other states.
Kansas Senate, House bills propose Medicaid expansion | Wichita (Kan.) Eagle
Medicaid expansion is officially up for debate in the Legislature, but passage still seems unlikely. The Kansas Hospital Association authored a plan dubbed “The Bridge to a Healthy Kansas.” The proposal was submitted as Senate Bill 371 and House Bill 2633, which was read Monday on the House floor.
Kentucky governor names Medicaid commissioner | Louisville Business First
Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin has added a member to his Cabinet to help him scale back the state's Medicaid program. Louisville resident Stephen Miller has been named the new commissioner of Kentucky's Department of Medicaid.