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The Facebook Archives: Why Is Adoption So Expensive?

*Please Note* All “Facebook Archives” posts were originally shared on the public Facebook page that accompanies this blog. These posts, and their public comments, were transferred here in their entirety for safekeeping. 33 more words


Oregon Overshoots on Opioids

State Employees can access this Wall Street Journal story via the State Library’s subscription to the US Newstream database. Alternatively, state employees can contact  us for access.  101 more words


States Rush to Rein In Prescription Costs, and Drug Companies Fight Back

By Robert Pear – Re-Blogged From NY Times

States around the country are clamping down on pharmaceutical companies, forcing them to disclose and justify price increases, but the drug manufacturers are fighting back, challenging the state laws as a violation of their constitutional rights. 1,286 more words


Social Worker Pleads Guilty To Felony Medicaid Fraud

BALTIMORE (WJZ) – A Prince George’s County social worker has pleaded guilty to Medicaid fraud.

According to the Attorney Generals’ Office, Shavon Jones, 42, submitted claims that caused the Maryland Medical Assistance Program (Medicaid) to reimburse her of approximately $18,000 for services that she did not provide. 78 more words


The Health 202: Medicaid advocates now have two more studies to back them up

The program for low-income Americans is a hot issue on the campaign trail.

Advocates of Medicaid expansion got some positive reinforcement in several recently released studies. 92 more words

Washington Post

Oregon Medicaid program could cut off chronic pain patients from opioids - STAT

Officials are considering a first-in-the-nation proposal that would end coverage for opioids for chronic pain patients enrolled in Oregon’s Medicaid program.

There is little Laura Dolph has not tried to escape her physical pain. 58 more words