Tag Archives: Policies

In Blow To Trump’s Medicaid Policies, Democrat Wins In Louisiana

President Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally in Bossier City, La., Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019. (AP … [+] Photo/Gerald Herbert) ASSOCIATED PRESS Democrat John Bel Edwards won the race for Louisiana governor, beating back a Republican challenger who said he wanted to freeze enrollment in Medicaid health coverage. The re-election Saturday of the incumbent… Read More »

Viewpoints: Simplify Regulations That Keep Diagnostic Innovations Out Of Hands Of U.S. Physicians; New Opioid Policies Bring Harm To Patients Who Need Them

Editorial writers focus on these health topics and others. Stat: Diagnostic Innovations Are Slowed By Bureaucratic Roadblocks Imagine, for a minute, that you are a cardiologist working in the emergency department of a busy hospital. You have several patients with chest pain: some of them are having heart attacks, or are about to; others have… Read More »

Midterm Elections: What's The Verdict For Aging Policies?

By Bob Blancato, Next Avenue Contributor  Credit: Getty Royalty Free Yesterday, one of the most significant midterm elections in recent history occurred, with significant implications for the outlook on public policies and legislation affecting aging and older Americans. Health and aging issues drove the midterms more than other issues, including preserving the Affordable Care Act (with… Read More »