Shefali Luthra, Kaiser Health News

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

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  1. For 2020 Dem Hopefuls, ‘Medicare-For-All’ Is A Defining Issue, However They Define It — February 19, 2019
  2. Drug-Pricing Policies Find New Momentum As ‘A 2020 Thing’ — January 25, 2019
  3. Drug-Pricing Policies Find New Momentum As ‘A 2020 Thing’ — January 25, 2019
  4. How The Government Shutdown Affects Health Programs — January 3, 2019
  5. Playing On Fear And Fun, Hospitals Follow Pharma In Direct-To-Consumer Advertising — November 19, 2018

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For 2020 Dem Hopefuls, ‘Medicare-For-All’ Is A Defining Issue, However They Define It

Support for “Medicare-for-all” is becoming a front-runner topic among Democratic presidential candidates. But the phrase is being used to describe any number of policies.

Drug-Pricing Policies Find New Momentum As ‘A 2020 Thing’

Emboldened by midterm election results and interest in possible presidential runs, Democrats are advancing a slew of new and old legislative proposals. It’s not yet clear, though, which if any could go the distance.

Drug-Pricing Policies Find New Momentum As ‘A 2020 Thing’

Emboldened by midterm election results and interest in possible presidential runs, Democrats are advancing a slew of new and old legislative proposals. It’s not yet clear, though, which if any could go the distance.

How The Government Shutdown Affects Health Programs

Medicare and Medicaid are fine, but the food safety component of the Food and Drug Administration and bio-threat surveillance done by the Department of Homeland Security are among the public health functions feeling the pinch.

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.

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