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- A Lot of Thought, Little Action: Proposals About Mental Health Go Unheeded
- End of Covid Emergency Will Usher in Changes Across the US Health System
- Prescription for Housing? California Wants Medicaid to Cover 6 Months of Rent
- California eligió a la compañía de genéricos Civica para producir insulina de bajo costo
- Some Roadblocks to Lifesaving Addiction Treatment Are Gone. Now What?
- Mental Health Care by Video Fills Gaps in Rural Nursing Homes
- Judge Signals He Could Rule to Halt Sales of Common Abortion Pill
- Mobile Clinics Really Got Rolling in the Pandemic. A New Law Will Help Them Cast a Wider Safety Net.
- California Picks Generic Drug Company Civica to Produce Low-Cost Insulin
- Journalists Discuss Medicaid Unwinding and Clawbacks
Mental Health Care by Video Fills Gaps in Rural Nursing Homes
KNOXVILLE, Iowa ― Bette Helm was glad to have someone to talk with about her insomnia. Helm lives in a nursing home in this central Iowa town of about 7,500 people, where mental health services are sparse. On a recent morning,…
Judge Signals He Could Rule to Halt Sales of Common Abortion Pill
Sarah Varney, Kaiser Health News During a four-hour hearing last week that could eliminate nationwide access to a common and widely used abortion pill, federal Judge Matthew Kacsmaryk, of the Northern District of Texas, signaled…
Mobile Clinics Really Got Rolling in the Pandemic. A New Law Will Help Them Cast a Wider Safety Net.
Nearly 12 years ago, a nonprofit centered on substance abuse prevention in Lyon County, Nevada, broadened its services to dental care. Leaders with the Healthy Communities Coalition were shocked into action after two of their…
California Picks Generic Drug Company Civica to Produce Low-Cost Insulin
Angela Hart SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Gov. Gavin Newsom on Saturday announced the selection of Utah-based generic drug manufacturer Civica to produce low-cost insulin for California, an unprecedented move that makes good on his promise to put…
Journalists Discuss Medicaid Unwinding and Clawbacks
KHN correspondent Rachana Pradhan untangled Medicaid unwinding on PBS’ “PBS News Weekend” on March 11. Click here to watch Pradhan on “PBS News Weekend” Read Pradhan’s “Why Millions on Medicaid Are at Risk of Losing Coverage in the…
Temp Nurses Cost Hospitals Big During Pandemic. Lawmakers Are Now Mulling Limits.
Bram Sable-Smith To crack down on price gouging, proposed legislation in Missouri calls for allowing felony charges against health care staffing agencies that substantially raise their prices during a declared emergency. A…
California’s Covid Misinformation Law Is Entangled in Lawsuits, Conflicting Rulings
Gov. Gavin Newsom may have been prescient when he acknowledged free speech concerns as he signed California’s covid misinformation bill last fall. In a message to lawmakers, the governor warned of “the chilling effect other…
Estados Unidos sigue siendo uno de los países con más partos prematuros. ¿Se puede solucionar?
El segundo embarazo de Tamara Etienne estuvo lleno de riesgos y preocupaciones desde el principio, exacerbado porque ya había sufrido un aborto espontáneo. Como maestra de tercer grado en una escuela pública del condado de…
Listen to ‘Tradeoffs’: Medical Debt Delivers ‘A Shocking Amount of Misery’
By Noam N. Levey March 16, 2023 Noam N. Levey The numbers that tell the story of medical debt in the U.S. are staggering: Around 100 million Americans have health care debt, and together they…
The US Remains a Grim Leader in Preterm Births. Why? And Can We Fix It?
Sarah Varney, Kaiser Health News Tamara Etienne’s second pregnancy was freighted with risk and worry from its earliest days — exacerbated by a first pregnancy that had ended in miscarriage. A third-grade teacher at an…