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Roundup: NYC Examines Solitary Confinement Alternatives For Mentally Ill Inmates; Texas Lawmakers Push To Modernize Medical Practices; N.C. Cancer Parity Bill Passes House
Monday, 13 May 2013 08:30
A selection of health policy stories from New York, Tennessee, Oregon, North Carolina, Texas and California.
The New York Times: City Plans New Approach To Disciplining Mentally Ill Inmates
New York City will soon change the way mentally ill inmates are disciplined after breaking rules while in jail, creating alternatives to the more traditional...
Navigator Headlines: May 13, 2013
Monday, 13 May 2013 06:26
Today's headlines include reports that Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius has been seeking out funds from private sources to support efforts to publicize the health law.
Kaiser Health News: Under-26 Coverage: Does It Matter If My Child Just Got Out Of Jail? (Video)
Kaiser Health News consumer columnist Michelle Andrews...
Senate Bill On FDA Oversight Of Compounding Pharmacies Gets Broad Backing As Hearings Move Closer
Friday, 10 May 2013 08:18
A bill to give the FDA greater authority over compounding pharmacies like the one behind a deadly meningitis outbreak gets broad -- including bipartisan -- backing, and a key committee chairman readies a hearing on the legislation.
Politico: Senate FDA Oversight Bill Has Bipartisan Backing
A Senate panel continued to build the case Thursday for...
Viewpoints: The Threat From 'Contagion Exhaustion;' An Economist Sees Humor In Hospital Pricing
Friday, 10 May 2013 08:18
The New York Times: The Next Contagion: Closer Than You Think
There has been a flurry of recent attention over two novel infectious agents: the first, a strain of avian influenza virus (H7N9) in China that is causing severe respiratory disease and other serious health complications in people; the second, a coronavirus, first reported last year in...
In States That Opt Against Medicaid Expansion, Rural Areas Could Miss Out Most
Friday, 10 May 2013 08:17
Also in the news, updates from Kentucky, where Gov. Steve Beshear announced he will proceed with the expansion; Michigan, where lawmakers advance a plan to expand Medicaid -- with conditions; and California, where a compromise proposal continues to be a hot topic.
Marketplace: How Some Rural Areas Are Being Pinched By Lack Of Medicaid Expansion
- Highlights: Feds Sue Fla. Senate President's Former Company Over Medicare Billing Practices; Okla. Eyes Existing Medicaid Program To Cover More People
- Feds Offer Positive Signals About Progress On Health Exchanges
- Community Health Centers Get $150M To Help Uninsured Enroll In New Coverage
- Navigator Headlines: May 10, 2013
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