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Senate committee proposes massive bill to lower healthcare costs

Providers and payers were hit with a series of proposed legislation, policies and court action this week that affects drug prices, surprise bills and their contracts. This includes Senate and House committee bills to lower drug costs and for single-payer healthcare, a Health and Human Services announcement ending LGBT discrimination protections in the Affordable Care… Read More »

California lawmaker withdraws bill banning flavored tobacco products after ‘hostile amendments’

In this April 11, 2018, file photo, a high school student uses a vaping device near a school campus. AP Photo | Steven Senne LOS ANGELES — A proposed California bill that would prohibit sales of flavored tobacco products in stores and vending machines in the nation’s most populous state was withdrawn Thursday. State Sen.… Read More »