Shefali Luthra, Kaiser Health News

Author's details

Name: Shefali Luthra, Kaiser Health News
Date registered: September 5, 2017
URL: http://khn.org

Latest posts

  1. Playing On Fear And Fun, Hospitals Follow Pharma In Direct-To-Consumer Advertising — November 19, 2018
  2. New Heart Drug Spotlights Troubling Trends In Drug Marketing — November 2, 2018
  3. States Explore Paths To Pay Their Share For Medicaid Expansion — Using Political GPS — October 24, 2018
  4. Fixing Obamacare’s ‘Family Glitch’ Hinges On Outcome Of November Elections — October 23, 2018
  5. In The Battle To Control Drug Costs, Old Patent Laws Get New Life — October 5, 2018

Author's posts listings

Playing On Fear And Fun, Hospitals Follow Pharma In Direct-To-Consumer Advertising

Hospitals are increasingly advertising medical services directly to patients to enhance their national brands. They think the image building improves their ability to negotiate with health plans and brings in wealthier patients.

New Heart Drug Spotlights Troubling Trends In Drug Marketing

Critics worry the marketing of Vascepa, a purified fish oil product, could prove a fish story.

States Explore Paths To Pay Their Share For Medicaid Expansion — Using Political GPS

The state-federal health insurance program is more popular than ever. Now, states that want to expand eligibility are devising new strategies to pay for it — creating, in many red states, a significant political challenge.

Fixing Obamacare’s ‘Family Glitch’ Hinges On Outcome Of November Elections

This gap in the 2010 health law means health insurance remains unaffordable for millions of Americans. For now, relief is hard to come by.

In The Battle To Control Drug Costs, Old Patent Laws Get New Life

Health insurers and pharmacy benefit managers are exploring how two legal provisions — which have been on the books for decades — could bring down the price tags of certain prescription medications. 

5 Things To Know About Trump’s New ‘Public Charge’ Immigration Proposal

Trump administration officials say the policy would promote “immigrant self-sufficiency and protect finite resources.” Critics say it could have serious public health consequences.

The Doctors Want In: Democratic Docs Talk Health Care On The Campaign Trail

Among candidates running for Congress in upcoming elections are a smattering of left-leaning physicians who present a stark contrast to the predominantly Republican physicians currently in office.

The Doctors Want In: Democratic Docs Talk Health Care On The Campaign Trail

Among candidates running for Congress in upcoming elections are a smattering of left-leaning physicians who present a stark contrast to the predominantly Republican physicians currently in office.

Medicaid Officials Target Home Health Aides’ Union Dues

Federal officials are proposing a rule to prohibit home health aides paid directly by Medicaid from having their dues for the powerful Service Employees International Union automatically deducted from their paychecks. The effort would likely mean those workers are far less likely to pay dues and could diminish the union’s influence.

Once Its Greatest Foes, Doctors Are Embracing Single-Payer

Young physicians are pushing the medical establishment to rethink its long-held opposition. The political fallout could be substantial.

Explore the Archive