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Frosh reps push Ryan on medical device tax repeal

A bipartisan clutch of freshman representatives yesterday asked Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.), the newly minted House Speaker, to schedule a vote on repealing the medical device tax by the end of the year. 74 more words

Medical Devices

UnitedHealth May Quit Obamacare in Blow to Health Law

The biggest U.S. health insurer is considering pulling out of Obamacare as it loses hundreds of millions of dollars on the program, casting a pall over President Barack Obama’s signature domestic policy achievement. 65 more words


Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015 – Potential Impact on Hospitals

House Republican leaders introduced legislation on Monday, finalizing a two-year budget agreement between Congressional leaders and the White House. This legislation is currently being considered and may be up for a vote as early as Wednesday on the bipartisan budget deal. 129 more words

Health Care Law

Does Universal Healthcare Fix Racial Disparity in Healthcare? Investigating France

Jasen Lau

Racial disparity still infects the US healthcare system.[1] To counter this disparity, many suggest that an universal healthcare will solve the issue, and to a certain extent, that may be true. 1,039 more words

Comparative Law

Nurse to patient ratio legislation passed in Victoria

The Victorian Parliament has recently passed legislation which will guarantee minimum staff levels by adopting a minimum nurse/midwife to patient ratio.

This is the first jurisdiction in Australia to pass such legislation. 111 more words

Australian Health Law

Texas Again Sues Over Federal Health Care Law

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AUSTIN (AP) — Attorney General Ken Paxton has sued the Obama administration over a fee that its signature health law imposes on states via insurers operating under the Medicaid program. 115 more words