Category: Health Care Reform

Texas Law Highlights Dilemma Over Care For Patients With No Hope Of Survival

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Use Our Content This story can be republished for free (details). FORT WORTH, Texas ― Critically ill Tinslee Lewis ― a Fort Worth baby embroiled in a dispute between her family and a hospital over whether to continue life-sustaining treatment ― is the most recent public face of the heartbreaking and intractable dilemmas often confronted ….  Read More

Surprising Swings In Momentum For Legislation On Surprise Medical Bills

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After months of hearings and negotiations, millions of dollars in attack ads, full-court press lobbying efforts and countless rounds of negotiations, Congress appeared to be moving toward a solution to the nation’s surprise medical bill problem. Sort of. Surprise bills, the often-exorbitant medical bills that come when a patient doesn’t realize they’ve been seen by ….  Read More