Obamacare repeal-and-replace efforts revived

By   /  April 20, 2017  /  Colorado, Federal government, Florida, Health Care, Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota, New Hampshire, New Jersey, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

Efforts to repeal and replace Obamacare are gaining new momentum in Washington D.C. weeks after House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., pulled a replacement bill from the floor after it failed to gain enough Republican support. U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis, R-Taylorville, said he has been asked by the White House to revive plans to change the nation’s health […]

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Plaintiffs say Act 39 suit dismissal a victory for religious liberty

By   /  April 13, 2017  /  Accountability, First Amendment, Health Care, Issues, News, Vermont  /  1 Comment

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Plaintiffs of a recently dismissed District Court case say the judge’s decision on Act 39 was a win for moral and religious liberty.

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Commentary: Certificate of need laws don’t help with charity care

By   /  April 13, 2017  /  Commentary, Crony Capitalism, Health Care, Regulations, Virginia  /  No Comments

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Virginia has some of the strictest CON laws in the country.

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Iraq war veteran burned by ‘very frustrating process’ at VA

By   /  April 12, 2017  /  Accountability, Federal government, Health Care, News, Power Abuse, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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Kris Ottman’s job came with the kind of stress that few ever experience. Now he can’t get the care he needs.

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Arizona dental therapy supporters prep for next battle

By   /  April 12, 2017  /  Arizona, Health Care, Legislature, Minnesota, News, Regulations  /  No Comments

A disappointing defeat for dental therapy in Arizona in 2016 has only strengthened the resolve of advocates looking ahead to the next legislative session. Among them is Kristen Mizzi Angelone, a dental policy expert with the Pew Charitable Trusts, which backs dental therapy efforts across the country. “Arizona is big state,” she told Watchdog.org. “There […]

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E-cigarette critics get research dollars from industry competitors

By   /  April 10, 2017  /  Federal Government, Federal government, Health Care, Minnesota, National, News, Regulations  /  No Comments

As the full-court regulatory press on e-cigarettes demonstrates, even the perception of bias can skew outcomes for smokers.

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