Tag Archives: Healthcare
By Shefali Luthra It was a sleepy Saturday in mid-February. But Virginia Sanders was speaking, and the audience was rapt. “One..
By Ashley Lopez, KUT A bipartisan group of state lawmakers announced plans to address surprise medical bills in a way that..
By Barbara Feder Ostrov In a growing number of states, patients who get opioids for serious pain may leave their doctors’..
By Samantha Young and Ana B. Ibarra Gov. Gavin Newsom on Thursday unveiled his first state budget, one that leads California down a..
By Sharon Jayson, Kaiser Health News The booming $1.8 trillion Texas economy rivals that of many countries and puts the state..
By Phil Galewitz Medicaid — which has been a political football between Washington and state capitols during the past decade —..
By Michelle Andrews When Katherine Frega was diagnosed with Hodgkin lymphoma eight years ago at age 17, she was so sick that all..
By Jay Hancock and Shefali Luthra After almost slapping a tax on makers of opioid pills earlier this year, Minnesota lawmakers are set..
By Phil Galewitz Sherri and Thomas Croom have been foster parents to 27 children — from newborns to teenagers — during..