Sunday, May 27, 2018

27 May 2018 07:17:54 Z

KHN’s newsletter editor, Brianna Labuskes, wades through hundreds of health articles from the week so you don’t have to.

27 May 2018 07:17:54 Z

In this episode of KHN’s “What the Health?” Julie Rovner of Kaiser Health News, Margot Sanger-Katz of The New York Times, Sarah Kliff of Vox and Alice Ollstein of Talking Points Memo discuss a proposed administration regulation that seeks to separate Planned Parenthood from federal family planning funds, the final congressional passage of legislation aimed at helping those with terminal illnesses obtain experimental medications, and new government reports on the uninsured and federal health spending. Also, Rovner interviews KHN’s Liz Szabo about the May “Bill of the Month.”

27 May 2018 07:17:54 Z

The drugmaker agreed to a settlement with the Justice Department over allegations that it funneled copay assistance money through a foundation to Medicare patients.

27 May 2018 07:17:54 Z

Starting in less than two years, if state hospitals haven't met targets for safety and quality, they'll risk being excluded from the "in-network" designation of health plans sold on the state's insurance exchange.

27 May 2018 07:17:54 Z

KHN’s Sarah Jane Tribble explains the key elements of the Trump blueprint on CBS News’ "Red & Blue."

27 May 2018 07:17:54 Z

The Trump administration is shaming brand-name drugmakers who refuse to sell samples so generics can be made from their products.

27 May 2018 07:17:54 Z

Anthem, one of the country’s largest insurers, has cut the reimbursement rate it pays for breast pumps by nearly half, fueling concerns that new moms — especially ones with lower incomes — will not be able to afford the pumps they need.

27 May 2018 07:17:54 Z

The Pennsylvania-based health chain Geisinger plans to offer DNA sequencing as part of regular patient care.

27 May 2018 07:17:54 Z

Guess who’s back grabbing headlines? Pharmacy benefit managers — those companies that serve as middlemen in the prescription drug pipeline.

27 May 2018 07:17:54 Z

The Trump administration is pulling out an old regulation that it believes will be able to meet a key conservative goal: withholding some federal funding for Planned Parenthood in the government’s family planning program.

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