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133 Articles Matching "ballot"

Five Ways the Midterms Changed Healthcare

Nov 11, 2018 , RxList
Tuesday's midterm elections resulted in changes in leadership and passage or denial of ballot initiatives that have implications for healthcare...
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Editorial: Newly divided government ensures ACA's security for two more years

Nov 09, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Repeal-and-replace is dead, buried, gone. Medicaid expansion passed everywhere it was on the ballot. The Affordable Care Act, with its core premise that health insurance is the right of every citizen,...
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American Nurses Association Responds To Defeast OF Massachusetts Ballot Initiative On Nurse Staffing

Nov 09, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
The following statement is attributable to Pamela F. Cipriano, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN, president of the American Nurses Association (ANA), in response to the outcome of the Massachusetts ballot Initiative on nurse staffing. Voters rejected the measure, with 70% voting against and 30% voting in favor......
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The environmental ballot measures that midterm voters backed or rejected

Nov 08, 2018 , CNN Health
Among the more than 150 statewide measures on ballots in Tuesday's midterm election were several related to climate change and the environment....
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Maine voters reject universal home care referendum

Nov 08, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The ballot measure would have hiked taxes to cover no-cost, at-home healthcare services for seniors and disabled people regardless of income...
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Utah Voters Approve Medicaid Expansion

Nov 08, 2018 , Forbes
Utah voters Tuesday approved Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act via ballot initiative, overcoming years of Republican opposition by GOP state...
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Calif. health system wins local billing cap ballot battle

Nov 08, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Stanford Health Care will not see its budget cut by rate-setting ballot initiatives after two union-backed measures failed to...
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Idaho Medicaid Expansion Sails To Victory

Nov 08, 2018 , Forbes
Idaho voted Tuesday to expand Medicaid via ballot initiative, overcoming years of opposition from conservative Republican legislators who refused to pass...
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Midterm elections buoy healthcare stocks

Nov 08, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Insurer and hospital stocks are trading higher in the wake of the midterm elections, in which Democrats won the majority of seats in the House of Representatives and several states passed ballot initiatives to expand...
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Medicaid expansion scores election wins and losses across the country

Nov 08, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
From the Rocky Mountains to the Great Plains to New England, Medicaid expansion got a big boost Tuesday from successful ballot initiatives in three states and gubernatorial victories by two Democrats who made expansion a central...
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Health concerns drive voters to back Medicaid, weed and trans rights

Nov 08, 2018 , CNN Health
Voters in 37 states had more than candidates to choose Tuesday. There were more than 150 statewide measures on ballots this midterm election and several involved health-related issues ranging from the taxes on feminine hygiene products to Medicaid expansion, to abortion access, and legalizing the recreational and medicinal use of marijuana. Based on the preliminary vote results, here's what some voters went for and what they rejected....
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Voters Across The Country Will Weigh Health-Related Ballot Questions

Nov 07, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
The issues in play range from Medicaid expansion to marijuana legalization and soda taxes....
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Massachusetts voters reject mandated nurse-to-patient staffing ratios

Nov 07, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Massachusetts voters rejected a ballot measure to institute mandated nurse-to-patient staffing ratios next year. California is the only state to have a similar...
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Nebraska Voters Approve Medicaid Expansion In Snub To Gov. Ricketts

Nov 07, 2018 , Forbes
Nebraska voters approved Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act via ballot initiative, overcoming years of Republican opposition by GOP state legislators and Gov. Pete...
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Soda Makers Using Ballot Measures to Fight Soda Taxes

Nov 07, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Soda Makers Using Ballot Measures to Fight Soda TaxesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/5/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/5/2018 12:00:00...
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Missouri Votes To Legalize Medical Marijuana

Nov 07, 2018 , Forbes
Missouri voters approved a ballot measure to legalize medical...
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Utah Voters Approve Medical Marijuana

Nov 07, 2018 , Forbes
A Utah ballot measure to legalize medical cannabis was...
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Mother's booklet for son with autism: 'Voting is really important. Here's how to do it.'

Nov 06, 2018 , CNN Health
But had Nathaniel Batchelder in a state where laws place tighter voting restrictions based on "mental competence," he might not have been able to cast his ballot at all....
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Hospitalized Or Disabled? You Can Still Vote -- And Receive Federally Protected Help

Nov 06, 2018 , Forbes
If you have a disability, permanent or temporary, or you are hospitalized, your right to vote is still federally protected. So is the right to have someone help you cast your...
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Your health is on the ballot in the midterm election

Nov 06, 2018 , CNN Health
Voters in 37 states will have more than candidates to choose in Tuesday's election. There are 158 statewide measures on ballots this midterm election, and several involve health-related issues such as Medicaid expansion, marijuana, abortion, grocery taxes and charges related to drug use and possession....
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