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Imagine an academic study that is so well-timed, so relevant to a current policy debate, that it's widely cited to support a major policy decision.
Gov. Mary Fallin is proposing a last-minute legislative change to the state's Insure Oklahoma program that would direct $50 million in state tobacco taxes to pay for more than 9,000 Oklahomans who are expected to lose their health insurance under the program.
Political scandals have strange ways of causing collateral damage, and Republicans are hoping the furor over federal tax enforcers singling out conservative groups will ensnare their biggest target: President Barack Obama's health care law.
Legislation that will determine the future of Michigan Medicaid is at a standstill.
Sarah Hall Ingram, who heads the implementation of the Affordable Care Act at the IRS, formerly led the agency's tax-exempt/government entities division, the same division that's now taking heat for targeting conservative groups in the past few years.
One more time, with feeling! The Republican-led House voted yet again Thursday to repeal President Barack Obama's health care law, knowing full well that won't stop it.
Funding for education is falling short because Medicaid is devouring a larger share of state money than it did a few years ago, a top Mississippi budget writer says in a letter to teachers and school administrators.
Del. Rob Bell is a former prosecutor who has represented the Charlottesville area in the House of Delegates since 2002, although he notes that he is a Northern Virginia native, growing up in Springfield.
Today the US Food and Drug Administration is announcing that it has approved Xofigo to treat men with symptomatic late-stage, castration-resistant prostate cancer that has spread to bones but not to other organs.
A bill broadening restrictions on abortion through the federal health care law and so-called conscience protections has gained initial approval from the North Carolina House.
With a barrage of legal briefs, a coalition of business groups and Republican-leaning states are taking their fight against Obama administration climate change regulations to the U.S. Supreme Court.
A former intensive care nurse with a businesslike approach to a politically divisive public policy area won Senate approval Wednesday to run Medicare and other major health insurance programs.
Four Indian Americans, including a physician and three co-owners of a health clinic from Chicago, have been charged with healthcare fraud estimated to be running into millions of dollars.
Putnam, a former member of Congress, last month quietly opened a campaign account for the 2014 election.
The federal health care overhaul makes some notable improvements in insurance coverage for young adults.