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Must-Reads Of The Week From Brianna Labuskes

On June 14, 2019

Newsletter editor Brianna Labuskes wades through hundreds of health care policy stories each week, so you don't have to.Read more

In Combating Surprise Bills, Lawmakers Miss Sky-High Air Ambulance Costs

On June 14, 2019

The median cost of an air ambulance bill is more than $36,000 and seldom covered by insurance, sparking many consumer complaints. Yet none of the proposals introduced or circulating in CongrRead more

Trump Administration Rule Would Undo Health Care Protections For LGBTQ Patients

On June 12, 2019

Supporters of the rule say it would strengthen health care professionals’ freedom of conscience, but opponents say it “empowers bad actors to be bad actors.”Read more

FDA Overlooked Red Flags In Drugmaker’s Testing of New Depression Medicine

On June 11, 2019

In March, a chemical cousin of the anesthetic and club drug ketamine was approved for the treatment of patients with intractable depression. But critics say studies presented to the FDA provRead more

Must-Reads Of The Week From Brianna Labuskes

On June 7, 2019

Newsletter editor Brianna Labuskes wades through hundreds of health care policy stories each week, so you don't have to.Read more

FAQ: How Does New Trump Fetal Tissue Policy Impact Medical Research?

On June 7, 2019

The scientific use of tissue from aborted fetuses has frequently been a hot point of contention between anti-abortion forces and researchers. It heats up again as federal officials announcedRead more

KHN’s ‘What The Health?’: Fetal Tissue Research Is Latest Flashpoint In Abortion Debate

On June 6, 2019

Margot Sanger-Katz of The New York Times, Joanne Kenen of Politico and Paige Winfield Cunningham of The Washington Post join KHN’s Julie Rovner to discuss the Trump administration’s effortsRead more

Illinois Clamps Down On Nursing Homes In Wake Of KHN-Chicago Tribune Investigation

On June 5, 2019

In reaction to an investigation by Kaiser Health News and the Chicago Tribune, the Illinois legislature has passed a new law to impose fines on nursing homes that fail to meet minimum staffiRead more