Listen: Five Oklahoma Hospitals Collapsed – What Happened?

KHN Midwest correspondent Lauren Weber joined StateImpact Oklahoma reporter Jackie Fortiér to discuss why a series of rural hospitals collapsed, leaving hundreds of residents without jobs and their communities without lifesaving emergenc…

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Must-Reads Of The Week From Brianna Labuskes

Newsletter editor Brianna Labuskes, who reads everything on health care to compile our daily Morning Briefing, offers the best and most provocative stories for the weekend.

The Friday Breeze

Newsletter editor Brianna Labuskes, who reads everything on health care to compile our daily Morning Briefing, offers the best and most provocative stories for the weekend.

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KHN Investigation On Opioid Prescribers Pains Some Readers And Tweeters

Letters to the Editor is a periodic feature. We welcome all comments and will publish a selection. We edit for length and clarity and require full names.

In Defense Of Opioid Prescribers
Articles such as this one are leaving elderly…

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A ‘No-Brainer’? Calls Grow For Medicare To Cover Anti-Rejection Drugs After Kidney Transplant

On Wednesday, Alexis Conell will mark seven years since she received the kidney transplant that saved her life, but the 53-year-old Chicago woman isn’t exactly celebrating.

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On Wednesday, Alexis Conell will mark seven years since she received the kidney transplant that saved her life, but the 53-year-old C…

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Latest Scandal Too Much For HHS Secretary Tom Price. He’s Out.

Tom Price resigned from running the Department of Health and Human Services after a series of news stories detailing how he tallied more than $400,000 in private plane travel paid for by taxpayers

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Viewpoints: The Last Happy Doctor; The Controversial Notion The Government Should Boost It’s Citizens’ Wellbeing

A selection of opinions on health care from around the country.

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State Highlights: Fla. Lawmaker Raised Red Flag About Nursing Homes’ Struggles After Irma; Judge Strikes Down Provisions In Ind. Abortion Law

Media outlets report on news from Florida, Indiana, Connecticut, California, Georgia and Kansas.

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Private Jets For Tom Price Grounded While Inspector General Investigates Travel Spending

“We’ve heard the criticism. We’ve heard the concerns. We take that very seriously and have taken it to heart,” says Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price about reports that he has spent $300,000 on private airplanes for government travel.

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Research Roundup: Hospital Transportation; Medicaid Expansion; Obesity Treatment

Each week, KHN compiles a selection of recently released health policy studies and briefs.

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State Highlights: In Calif., Gubernatorial Candidates Try To Prove Health Care Street Cred; Death Toll Rises In Fla. Nursing Home Tradgedy

Media outlets report on news from California, Florida, Texas, Illinois and Pennsylvania.

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