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  • Oklahoma House approves proton therapy cancer patient bill

    Legislation that prohibits health insurers from holding proton radiation cancer therapy to a higher standard of clinical effectiveness than other radiation therapies was overwhelmingly approved Wednesday by the Oklahoma House. Without debate, House...
  • Mississippi considers mandate on cancer drug cost

    Health insurers would be banned from making patients pay higher out-of-pocket costs for oral medication taken at home than for chemotherapy received in a health care facility, under a bill moving through the Mississippi Legislature. One version of...
  • SD Senate, House to iron out differences in autism bill

    South Dakota lawmakers and supporters of a bill that would help ensure insurance coverage of a costly but effective treatment for children with autism are trying iron out key differences, namely what amount of coverage companies should be required to...
  • Edison voters pass bond to rebuild school destroyed by fire

    Voters have approved an $18.6 million bond to help replace a school in Edison that was destroyed by fire. Officials estimate in will cost about $28 million to rebuild the James Monroe Elementary School. The Home News Tribune (http://mycj.co/18zY9d6 )...
  • Sam Mellinger: Cliff Alexander case shows how NCAA rules need to evolve

    The rule exists, and considering where this column is going, if that rule was broken it's probably best to acknowledge right here at the top that penalties are justified. Because if a loan was taken out using the future professional basketball earnings...
  • Shopping for Obamacare in Pa. puts price pressure on insurers

    Shopping for Obamacare in Pa. puts price pressure on insurers
    The high rate of "shopping" in Pennsylvania during the second open enrollment period under the Affordable Care Act has ratcheted up competition among insurance companies and will help to keep rate hikes in check, according to the U.S. Department of Health...
  • More than 85% of Obamacare enrollees qualify for subsidies

    More than 85% of Obamacare enrollees qualify for subsidies
    More than 85% of Americans who signed up for health coverage this year through the Affordable Care Act qualified for government subsidies, according to a new report that underscores the scope of the aid at a time when the Supreme Court is considering...
  • Specialty drugs save lives, come with daunting price tags

    Mati Munoz lost her liver to hepatitis C, and the virus was attacking its transplanted replacement last year when her doctor prescribed a drug combination that could save the organ. She just needed $7,000 for an initial payment not covered by her...
  • Telemedicine making sense for more doctors and patients

    SEATTLE On New Year's Eve, singer Kim Archer was scheduled to perform at a party. The problem was she had an asthma attack early in the day and didn't have any medicine. She searched the Internet for quick help and found Franciscan Urgent Virtual Care....
  • School Notes for March 11

    School Notes for March 11
    School donations, show and more. Gurnee Contest: School District 50 would like to recognize those Woodland Middle School students who participated in the Illinois Grade School Music Association District 8 Solo and Ensemble Contest, recently. The...
  • Bill to ensure matching health coverage for public employees

    North Dakota lawmakers want to ensure that they and thousands of public employees will have the same health benefits when their insurance coverage switches to another company this summer. "We want to make sure all policyholders have the same coverage...
  • Anthem is warning consumers about its huge data breach. Here's a translation.

    Anthem is warning consumers about its huge data breach. Here's a translation.
    There's a special folder in my email inbox where I keep communications from companies where data breaches have allowed my personal information to be stolen--or maybe it's a special circle of hell. Its volume grows almost month by month. It holds...