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Appeals Court Upholds Block On Mississippi Heartbeat Bill On Likely Path Toward Supreme Court

Feb 22, 2020 , Kaiser Health News
"The clinic contends it occurs at six weeks. Mississippi argues it can occur anywhere between six and twelve weeks," the appeals court judges wrote. "But all agree that cardiac activity can be detected well before the fetus is viable. That dooms the law." The legislation is one of several restrictive bills that have passed in recent years and is expected to make it to the Supreme Court. Other news on abortion comes out of Florida, Texas and...
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Opioids’ Serious Adverse Effects Came Up In Only 12% Of Doctor, Sales Rep Interactions, Analysis Finds

Feb 15, 2020 , Kaiser Health News
And the addictive quality of the painkillers was mention in only 49 percent of the interactions. Meanwhile, 59% of the physicians judged the quality of the scientific information the sales reps provided to be good or excellent. Other news on the opioid crisis comes out of Wyoming....
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State Highlights: Iowa Governor Won’t Discuss Center’s Sexual Arousal Research On Disabled Residents; Oklahoma Judge Allows Transgender Inmate’s Lawsuit To Go Forward

Feb 14, 2020 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from Iowa, Oklahoma, Florida, Minnesota, Missouri, Georgia and...
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Elizabeth Holmes' attorneys ask judge to throw out Theranos fraud case

Feb 11, 2020 , CNBC Health
Holmes and co-defendant Ramesh "Sunny" Balwani are charged with nine counts of wire fraud and two counts of conspiracy to commit wire fraud with the now-defunct blood-testing...
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Texas judges increasingly block minors seeking abortion without parental consent

Jan 23, 2020 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Texas statistics show that judges are increasingly blocking minors who wish to terminate a pregnancy without their parents' consent, a new study finds....
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Judge Approves Bankruptcy Plan For Opioid-Maker Insys

Jan 18, 2020 , Kaiser Health News
The case was being closely observed because it could predict Purdue Pharma's fate. News on the epidemic is also on Minnesota's new efforts to treat overdoses and save...
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Judge slashes $8 billion Risperdal award against Johnson & Johnson to $6.8 million

Jan 18, 2020 , Reuters
A Pennsylvania judge on Friday slashed to $6.8 million from $8 billion a punitive damages award against Johnson & Johnson to a man who said it failed to warn that boys using its antipsychotic drug Risperdal could grow breasts....
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Administration’s Rule Requiring Drug Prices Be Shown In TV Ads Does Not Get Warm Welcome At Appeals Court

Jan 15, 2020 , Kaiser Health News
The judges seemed skeptical of the Trump administration's arguments that Congress implicitly gave HHS authority to require list price disclosure to ensure the "efficient administration" of Medicaid and Medicare. In other pharmaceutical news: drugmakers are testing new ways to pay for pricey treatments, the high cost of medicine is making patients forgo care, and more....
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‘It Was Beautiful’ Once Upon A Time, Now LA Hospital Becomes Latest Casualty In Financially Uncertain Landscape

Jan 14, 2020 , Kaiser Health News
Last week a judge gave Verity Health permission to close the doors of the old St. Vincent Medical Center in Los Angeles. Throughout the decades, the mission of the hospital to serve the most needy remained consistent, and thus it struggled financially. In other hospitals news: out-of-network billing, health care prices, psychiatric care, emergency departments, and more....
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Appeals Court Judges Seem Disinclined To Let Insurers Recoup Loses From Cut To Cost-Sharing Reduction Payments

Jan 11, 2020 , Kaiser Health News
The federal government is arguing that insurers received increased subsidies when they raised premiums, which more than compensated their losses. Judges in the U.S. Court of Federal Claims have so far sided with insurers and ruled that their strategies to mitigate losses from CSR payments do not affect their eligibility for repayment. Meanwhile, states report their health law enrollment...
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Judges Question Why Trump’s Ban On Immigrants Who Don’t Have Health Care Doesn’t Contradict Congress’ Will

Jan 11, 2020 , Kaiser Health News
Under federal law, legal immigrants are eligible for government-funded health care. During arguments the three-judge panel questioned why President Donald Trump was allowed to overrule that legislation with his ban....
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Judge ‘Inclined To Accept’ USC’s Landmark $215M Settlement Over Allegations Against Campus Gynecologist

Jan 09, 2020 , Kaiser Health News
Under the terms of the settlement, each woman who saw Dr. George Tyndall during his time at USC would be guaranteed a $2,500 payment, whether or not she had alleged abuse. Women who allege the worst abuse and would be willing to be screened by a psychologist could be eligible for payments of up to...
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‘Rich’ Or ‘Poor’ Clothing Affects Split-Second Decisions About Competence

Jan 08, 2020 , Forbes
Humans are judgey. A new study shows how people judge competence based on the clothes a person...
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Judge Rules Hospital Can Take Baby Off Life Support In Case That’s Become A Rallying Point For Conservatives

Jan 04, 2020 , Kaiser Health News
The Texas hospital says doctors have done everything they can for the 11-month-old girl, but that she is suffering from severe sepsis, and is heavily medicated with painkillers, sedatives and paralytics....
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‘Rich’ Or ‘Poor’ Clothing Affects Split-Second Decisions About Competence

Dec 31, 2019 , Forbes
Humans are judgey. A new study shows how people judge competence based on the clothes a person...
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Allergan signs $750 million settlement with purchasers of Alzheimer's drug Namenda

Dec 25, 2019 , Reuters
Purchasers of Allergan Plc's Namenda asked a federal judge on Tuesday to approve a $750 million settlement of claims that the drugmaker conspired to keep generic versions of the Alzheimer's medication off the market....
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ACA Mandate Struck Down by Federal Appeals Court

Dec 20, 2019 , WebMD
Instead, the appeals court sent the case back to a federal district judge in Texas to "conduct a more searching inquiry" into which parts of the health law could survive without the insurance...
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KHN’s ‘What The Health?’: ACA Still Under A Cloud After Court Ruling

Dec 20, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
A federal appeals court in New Orleans has agreed with a lower court that a key piece of the Affordable Care Act is unconstitutional. But it is sending the case back to the lower-court judge to decide how much of the rest of the law can stand. Also, Congress is leaving town after finishing work on a major spending bill that includes many changes to health policy. Margot Sanger-Katz of The New York Times, Kimberly Leonard of the Washington Examiner and Alice Miranda Ollstein of Politico join...
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Federal Appeals Court Strikes Down Portion Of Obamacare

Dec 19, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The court, based in New Orleans, agreed with a federal judge in Texas that the individual mandate section of the Affordable Care Act could not stand after Congress eliminated the tax penalty for not having coverage. But the case now heads back to the lower court to see how much of the law can...
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State Highlights: Civil Rights Officials Investigate Sexual Arousal Study At Iowa Home For Disabled; Kansans For Life Group Disturbed By Democratic Governor’s Appointment Of New Judge

Dec 18, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from Iowa, Kansas, Maryland, California, Wisconsin, Georgia, and New...
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