Politics and policy

Insight into federal and state health care legislation & CMS regulation

LEGISLATION AND REGULATION
RICHARD MARK KIRKNER
They’ve marshalled forces and pushed back on legislative efforts to curb exemptions, although three states have managed to do so.
SUSAN LADIKA
As states continue to pass laws intended to restrict abortion, some groups see telemedicine as a way to provide access for the procedure. A recent study by a group led by Planned Parenthood and one conducted by Gynuity Health Projects, which provides research and technical assistance on reproductive…
Racial disparity in the timely treatment of cancer effectively disappeared in states that expanded Medicaid under the ACA, according to the American Society of Clinical Oncology. Timely treatment was defined as starting first-line treatment within 30 days of a diagnosis for advanced or metastatic cancer.
LEGISLATION & REGULATION
RICHARD MARK KIRKNER
All eyes are on the fate of Roe v. Wade, but the Trump administration’s Title X family planning rules are also the subject of a fierce legal battle.

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