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State Highlights: Conn. Advocacy Group Aims To Give Undocumented Access To Health Insurance; Insurer Underpaid California Hospitals For ER Services, Jury Rules

Feb 16, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from Connecticut, California, Iowa, Wisconsin, Illinois, New Hampshire, Texas, Wyoming, Minnesota, Georgia, Louisiana and...
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VR flythrough helps surgeons, patients alike prepare for surgery

Feb 16, 2019 jonah.comstock@mobihealthnews.com (Jonah Comstock), Mobile Health News
At Hoag Hospital in California, the same technology is paying dividends for patient engagement and surgical...
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Blue Shield of Calif. 'drastically' underpaid for ER services, jury says

Feb 15, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
A federal jury decided Tuesday that insurer Blue Shield of California underpaid a California hospital system for emergency medical services provided to Blue Shield's...
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Why Do Parents Hesitate To Vaccinate Kids? A Look At Anti-Vaccination Community Upends Some Common Myths

Feb 15, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
"One common idea would be that they're all absolutely looney-tunes, crazy people wearing tinfoil hats and reading all these conspiracy theories on crazy blogs on the Internet," said medical anthropologist Elisa Sobo. "And that is absolutely not the case." Sobo talks about what she learned from interviewing families at a school with low vaccination rates in California. In related news, what Facebook is doing to cut down on vaccine conspiracies and a look at vaccinations abroad....
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From The State Capitols: Calif. Governor Gives State Of State; Rape In Ariz. Nursing Facility Sparks New Patient Protection Bills

Feb 14, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Coverage on movement in the state capitols comes out of California, Arizona, Iowa, Texas, Maryland, Georgia, Ohio, South Dakota, New Mexico and...
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State Highlights: Liver Donor Malpractice Case Goes To Trial In Massachusetts After Both Men Die; Facility In Texas Proposed For Immigrant Children Contains Toxins, Group Says

Feb 14, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from Massachusetts, Texas, California, Ohio, Kansas, Nevada, Minnesota, and...
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Migrant Families Separated By U.S. Government File Claims For Millions In Damages

Feb 13, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Eight separated families submitted claims to the departments of Homeland Security and Health and Human Services, saying that their children were traumatized by the experience. Stanton Jones, a lawyer for the families, said, “The government was harming children intentionally to try to advance what it viewed as a policy objective. It’s heinous and immoral, but it’s also a civil wrong for which the law provides a claim for relief.” In related news, 70 detainees condemn the conditions at a...
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State Highlights: One Of NYC’s Top Public Health Officials Looks For ‘A Different Way Of Doing Business’; Texas Bogged Down With Massive Backlog Of Patients Requesting Balance Billing Mediation

Feb 13, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from New York, Texas, Florida, Massachusetts, Wyoming, California, Arizona, Minnesota, Iowa, Maryland and...
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Democrat Eric Swalwell is close to deciding on a 2020 run. Here's where he stands on key issues

Feb 12, 2019 , CNBC Health
The California Democrat says he expects an announcement "soon." He says he would have an economic message that appeals to voters who feel left...
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Americans In Border Town Want Washington To Address Dire Public Health Threats — That Have Nothing To Do With Migrants

Feb 12, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Mexico has long treated the New River as a drain rather than a river, discharging raw, untreated sewage directly into the water. Americans in the California border town of Calexico are paying the price. Meanwhile, ICE confirms that seven detainees in a U.S. facility have been diagnosed with...
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State Highlights: Bitter CRISPR Dispute Could Be Revived As University Of California Is Granted Patent; Arizona Nursing Facility Backtracks Over Closure

Feb 12, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from California, Arizona, Massachusetts, Florida, Missouri, Georgia, Minnesota, Ohio, Texas and Colorado....
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California Bill Would Tighten Controls on Children's Genitalia Surgery

Feb 08, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: California Bill Would Tighten Controls on Children's Genitalia SurgeryCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/5/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/6/2019 12:00:00...
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State Highlights: Strong Gun Safety Proposals Make Headway In More Than 12 States; Health Industry Joins Contributors To Massachusetts Attorney General

Feb 08, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from New York, Texas, Massachusetts, Michigan, California, North Carolina, Ohio, Florida, Georgia and...
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Two Texas Health Care Giants Call Off Hospital Merger, Offering Few Clues Why

Feb 07, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
After setting out months ago to create the largest nonprofit hospital system in Texas, Memorial Hermann Health System and Baylor Scott & White Health canceled those plans Tuesday. News on hospitals comes out of California and Ohio,...
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State Highlights: Michigan Governor Restructures Environmental Agency In Flint Aftermath; Indiana School Sup Resigns After Helping Student Without Insurance

Feb 06, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlet report on news from Michigan, Indiana, Hawaii, Texas, Washington, Oregon, Tennessee, Arizona, California, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Maryland and Florida....
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California Lawmakers Propose Bill To Scale Back On Surgeries For Intersex Children

Feb 06, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
"The fundamental premise of the legislation is that people should make decisions about their own bodies," said Democratic Sen. Scott Wiener of San Francisco, the bill's sponsor. But the California Medical Association has "very serious concerns'' that the bill might restrict treatments. News on genital mutilation comes out of Connecticut,...
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Utah Legislation That Would Tighten Medicaid Program Far Beyond Work Requirements Could Spark Fresh Legal Skirmishes

Feb 05, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The added work requirements alone would likely end up in courts, but Utah's waiver request could include an establishment of per-capita federal payment caps. Experts say only Congress has the power to revise the federal matching formula for Medicaid. News on Medicaid comes out of Georgia, North Carolina, Texas and California, as...
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After Series Of Setbacks Over The Years, Catholic Health Initiatives And Dignity Health Seal Prolonged Courtship

Feb 05, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Merger talks, which were officially announced in October 2016, were expected to span a year. After a series of setbacks over that time, the California Justice Department conditionally approved the merger Nov. 21, marking the final major regulatory nod. Other hospital news focuses on: strategies to lure cash-paying patients, pricing transparency, federal funding and more....
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State Highlights: Texas District Spends $6.3 Million To Protect Students From Gun Violence; New Mexico Lawmakers Consider Aid-In-Dying Bill

Feb 05, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from Texas, New Mexico, Ohio, Illinois, Florida, Kansas, California and Missouri....
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For California Attorney General Xavier Becerra, Resistance Is Personal

Feb 05, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Xavier Becerra, the state’s first Latino attorney general, is one of President Donald Trump’s most relentless adversaries. He attributes his legal values — and his opposition to the current administration — to his upbringing as the son of Mexican...
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