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Friday, Jul 29, 2016

AP Health Issues

Complaint: Wisconsin transgender researcher denied coverage

A transgender researcher has filed a complaint against the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Wisconsin and an insurance company for denying her coverage of gender confirmation surgery
Published: 07/26/16

Coast Guard recruit who died in training donated heart

A Coast Guard recruit from Virginia who collapsed and died after a physical fitness run at a New Jersey training center donated his heart
Published: 07/26/16

US OKs end to Arizona enrollment freeze in program for kids

Federal officials have approved Arizona's plan to allow additional low-income families in need of affordable health insurance to enroll their children for coverage for services in September
Published: 07/26/16
AP Exclusive: Pricey drugs overwhelm Medicare safeguard

AP Exclusive: Pricey drugs overwhelm Medicare safeguard

New government numbers show that a financial safeguard for Medicare beneficiaries has become a way for pharmaceutical companies to get billions of dollars for pricey drugs at taxpayer expense
Published: 07/25/16

What are the top 20 priciest Medicare prescription drugs?

A look at the top 20 priciest Medicare prescription drugs
Published: 07/25/16
AP Exclusive: Medicare safeguard overwhelmed by pricey drugs

AP Exclusive: Medicare safeguard overwhelmed by pricey drugs

New government numbers show that a financial safeguard for Medicare beneficiaries has become a way for pharmaceutical companies to get billions of dollars for pricey drugs at taxpayer expense
Published: 07/24/16
Legislature aware part of Ohio pot law legally questionable

Legislature aware part of Ohio pot law legally questionable

A key lawmaker says apparently unconstitutional portions of Ohio's medical marijuana law, which set aside a piece of the state's future pot business for minorities, were left in the bill during legislative debate to secure needed votes
Published: 07/24/16

What are the top 20 priciest Medicare prescription drugs?

A look at the top 20 priciest Medicare prescription drugs
Published: 07/24/16

First home delivery of medical marijuana made in Florida

The first organization authorized to dispense medical marijuana in Florida has made its first home delivery
Published: 07/24/16

'Low-cost' health insurance plan can carry high-risk costs

Some consumers are finding low-cost health insurance plans to be anything but
Published: 07/23/16