Health care

J. Scott Applewhite / AP

Sen. Sherrod Brown weighed in on the Senate Republican tax plan, including a piece that he says was slipped-in “in the dead of night” to dismantle the Affordable Care Act.

J. Scott Applewhite / Associated Press

Republican Sen. Rob Portman said he supports making changes to the Affordable Care Act through the tax bill in the works in Congress.

Health News Florida

If you plan on purchasing your medical insurance for next year from the Affordable Care Act's exchanges, be prepared for some significant changes.  

Adora Namigadde / WOSU

Circleville relies on Berger Health System. For residents of this Pickaway County city, Berger Hospital is the only one within about 20 miles. And like many rural hospitals, it’s on the brink of closure—that is, unless locals vote to save it.

No one at the hospital in Fulton, Missouri (population 12,790) had ever heard of a management consultant named Jorge Perez until he showed up at its potluck in September.


Two U.S. senators introduced legislation Tuesday requiring federal agencies to come up with solutions to the waste caused by oversized eyedrops and single-use drug vials, citing a ProPublica story published last month.

Adrian Ma / ideastream

A tax law that lets seniors deduct more of their medical expenses expired earlier this year. Now both of Ohio's senators are trying to bring it back. 

Office of Budget and Management Director Tim Keen and Ohio Medicaid Director Barbara Sears answer questions from the Ohio Controlling Board in the Ohio Senate Building.
Andy Chow / Ohio Public Radio

For the first time since lawmakers required it in the budget, Gov. John Kasich’s administration made a trip to the Ohio Statehouse to ask a panel of legislators to release hundreds of millions of dollars to fund Medicaid.

Ohio Channel

Two Democratic state lawmakers have proposed a plan for universal health-care coverage for Ohio, but it’s a longshot, to say the least.

Pixabay

The Medicaid expansion championed by Ohio Gov. John Kasich over many fellow Republicans in Columbus and Washington is hanging in the balance again.

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