Tag Archives: State

The Sad State of Indian Health Services

We usually do not report on political issues, but this problem is so important that it must be brought to your attention. Senator Mike Rounds of South Dakota introduced  legislation calling for a broad investigation of the U.S. Indian Health Service. He is calling for a broad evaluation of the agency’s performance including how it… Read More »

Podcast: KHN’s ‘What The Health?’ A ‘Healthy’ State Of The Union

Health policy played a surprisingly robust role in President Donald Trump’s 2019 State of the Union address. The president laid out an ambitious set of health goals in his speech Tuesday to Congress and the nation, including reining in drug prices, ending the transmission of HIV in the U.S. during the next decade and dedicating… Read More »

Editorial: Cavities to fill in state corporate dentistry law – The Daily Herald

By The Herald Editorial Board With the intention of making dental care more accessible and affordable, state lawmakers in 2017 passed legislation that eased the state law that limited the ownership of dental practices to licensed dentists and barred corporations and chains from operating or leasing their own clinics. But wary of stories of abuse… Read More »