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Podcast: KHN’s ‘What The Health’ Surprise! Fixing Surprise Medical Bills Is Harder Than it Looks

Mar 22, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Joanne Kenen of Politico, Anna Edney of Bloomberg News and Alice Miranda Ollstein of Politico join KHN’s Julie Rovner to discuss the efforts to curb “surprise” medical bills to patients who inadvertently get out-of-network care; a look at where the 2020 presidential candidates stand on health; and the Trump administration’s efforts to end HIV in the U.S. Also, Rovner interviews Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, who is leaving his job in early April....
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New Ads Accuse Trump Of Wanting To ‘Slash Our Health Care To The Bone’ With Proposed Medicaid, Medicare Cuts

Mar 20, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The ad is the latest example of Democratic attacks on the Trump administration’s budget proposal for fiscal year 2020. Democrats saw health care as a winning issue in the midterms, and are hoping to repeat that success in upcoming elections. Other Medicaid news comes out of Tennessee, Ohio, Georgia and...
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Viewpoints: Thumbs Up To Trump For Trying To Bring Price Transparency To Health Care; FDA Can’t Stray From Shaping Good Scientific Innovation

Mar 20, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Opinion writers weigh in on these health issues and...
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Consumer Use Of Popular But Deadly Paint Stripper Banned By EPA–But Advocates Say Agency Should Have Gone Further

Mar 19, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The EPA will still allow commercial use of the lethal chemical. The Trump administration “will be partly to blame when the next worker is injured or dies as a result of being exposed to this extremely dangerous chemical,” attorney Melanie Benesh of the Environmental Working Group...
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Hidden Cost Of Immigration Enforcement Battle: Veterans Drug Court Could Become Casualty In Sanctuary City Standoff

Mar 19, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The Trump administration in 2017 threatened to withhold law enforcement grants from 29 cities, counties or states it viewed as having “sanctuary” policies that limit cooperation with federal immigration agents. Today, all those jurisdictions have received or been cleared to get the money, except Oregon, which is battling for the funds in federal court. Some of that money is slated for veterans courts that help servicemen and women who are addicted to drugs get help....
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Viewpoints: Count The Ways Trump Is Undermining His Own Initiative To End HIV; Harmful Title X Rule Shows Callous Disregard For Patients

Mar 19, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Opinion writers weigh in on these health topics and...
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Podcast: KHN’s ‘What The Health?’ The Karma Of Cutting Medicare

Mar 16, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Stephanie Armour of The Wall Street Journal, Alice Ollstein of Politico and Rebecca Adams of CQ Roll Call join KHN’s Julie Rovner to discuss the suggested cuts to health programs in President Donald Trump’s budget proposal, the latest on lawsuits challenging work requirements for Medicaid enrollees and the FDA’s crackdown on e-cigarettes. Plus, for extra credit, the panelists recommend their favorite health policy stories of the...
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Donald Trump's Budget For A Declining America

Mar 15, 2019 , Forbes
Despite its comical economic assumptions and severe spending cuts, Trump’s latest budget would still result in a bigger national debt than would have resulted from the policies in President Obama’s final budget...
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Different Takes: Trump’s New Budget Slashes Medicare, Health Law; Older Americans Would Be Hit Hard By HIV Fund Cuts

Mar 13, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Opinion writers express views on health...
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UnitedHealth gives drug discounts directly to consumers in move beyond Trump crackdown

Mar 13, 2019 , CNBC Health
UnitedHealth says all of its new employer-sponsored plans in 2020 will pass discounts paid to so-called pharmacy benefits managers to consumers at the drug...
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Ocasio-Cortez Makes Comparison Between Trump’s Opioid, Border Wall Emergency Declarations, But The Situations Aren’t Similar

Mar 13, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) criticized President Donald Trump for not transferring money to other agencies for the opioid epidemic like he has for the border wall. But the Washington Post Fact Checker points out that the situations can't be compared. Trump wanted almost $6 billion for his wall, which Congress refused, however Congress acted to give the administration more than $6 billion for the opioid crisis, so there was little need for him to transfer funds without congressional...
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Trump Budget Road-Tests Hospital Policies

Mar 13, 2019 , Healthcare Business News
March 11—Hospital impacts in the Trump administration’s proposed FY20 budget include cuts to Medicare uncompensated care, more site-neutral payments, and an extension of coming Medicaid payment cuts....
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Trump Targets Medicaid, Medicare in Budget

Mar 13, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Trump Targets Medicaid, Medicare in BudgetCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/12/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/12/2019 12:00:00...
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Hospitals, Health Industry Question Trump Administration’s Legal Authority To Require Price Transparency

Mar 13, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The Trump administration is considering requiring hospitals and insurers to reveal the true costs of medical services, which have always been tightly held, confidential secrets by the parties involved. The industry says the administration lacks the authority to mandate such disclosures, while also pointing out that they wouldn't do much to help consumers....
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National Cancer Institute chief to serve as acting FDA head

Mar 13, 2019 , Reuters
U.S. President Donald Trump's administration has tapped National Cancer Institute Director Norman Sharpless to serve as acting commissioner for the Food and Drug Administration, following the resignation of Scott Gottlieb earlier this month. Sharpless, who has led the National Institutes of Health's cancer unit since 2017, will take over following Gottlieb's exit in April, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services said on Tuesday....
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Trump proposes e-cigarette user fee to combat youth usage

Mar 12, 2019 , Reuters
U.S. President Donald Trump is proposing adding a user fee to e-cigarettes to fund FDA oversight of new tobacco and nicotine products as part of an effort to reduce use by teenagers, according to his budget proposal released on Monday....
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Parsing Policy: Why Hasn’t The Trump Administration Developed A Strong Plan To Attack The Opioid Crisis?; Changes To Title X Damage Low-Income Women

Mar 12, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Opinion writers weigh in on these health issues and...
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Amy Abernethy For FDA Commissioner

Mar 08, 2019 , Forbes
If appointed by President Trump to lead the FDA, Dr. Amy Abernethy would be a credit to the Administration, the Agency, and – mostly importantly – to the patients who would benefit from her vision, compassion, determination, and...
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Viewpoints: Gottlieb, An Exception To Trump’s Mediocre Hires, Did The Right Thing For Americans’ Health; New Depression Drug Isn’t A Sure Thing, But Has Life-Changing Abilities

Mar 08, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Editorial pages focus on these health issues and...
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In A National Call To Action, Trump Creates Task Force To Try To Tackle High Rate Of Veteran Suicide

Mar 07, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Within the next year, the task force will create a road map coordinating suicide-prevention efforts, prioritizing research on the topic and prompting collaboration across public and private sectors, an administration official said. Currently, about 20 veterans die by suicide each day, about 1.5 times higher than those who haven't served in the military....
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