Repealing regulations could be the answer to cuts in Medicaid funds

By   /  March 17, 2017  /  Health Care, Issues, News, State Government, Vermont  /  No Comments

Opening up Vermont’s market to enterprising health professionals could cut costs and save Medicaid beneficiaries from taking a cut in coverage.

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Duffy advises conservatives to ‘sheath their swords,’ pass Obamacare replacement

By   /  March 17, 2017  /  Budget and Spending, Federal Government, Federal government, Health Care, News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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The Wausau Republican said the internal battle between Republican leadership and fiscal hawks needs to end.

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Eyeball wars reopen in Florida legislature

By   /  March 16, 2017  /  Florida, Health Care, News, Regulations, State Government  /  No Comments

A proposal that would expand access to eyecare for patients has practitioners at odds.

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Vermont’s reliance on Uncle Sam looms large in Obamacare replacement plan

By   /  March 13, 2017  /  Health Care, Issues, News, Vermont  /  No Comments

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With an increasing reliance on federal taxpayer dollars, Vermont could lose $200 million from Medicaid’s health care matching grant.

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The left prepares ‘Indivisible’ playbook for Sensenbrenner town hall

By   /  March 13, 2017  /  Federal government, Health Care, News, Politics & Elections, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

The angry, often belligerent crowds packing the town hall meetings of Republican members of Congress are part of the so-called Indivisible movement.

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Johnson brings back whistleblower protection bill as Sunshine Week opens

By   /  March 13, 2017  /  Accountability, Federal government, Health Care, News, Power Abuse, Transparency, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

Kirkpatrick, the namesake of the bill, had questioned the Tomah VA Medical Center’s overprescription practices of opioids and other patient care concerns.

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