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June 27, 2017

 

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CHART: Who Wins, Who Loses With Senate Health Care Bill

Senate Republicans last week unveiled their plan to repeal and replace the ACA. The long-awaited plan marks a step toward one of the GOP's major goals.

June 26, 2017

 

Supporters of Planned Parenthood gather at a rally on Feb. 11, 2017.

Funding Criticized As Planned Parenthood Services, Patients Drop

One anti-abortion group points to a slight increase in abortions at Planned Parenthood clinics in Indiana.

June 26, 2017

 

Anthem Blue Cross, Blue Shield sign in Indianapolis, Indiana.

$115M Settlement Proposed In Huge Anthem Data Breach Lawsuit

The deal, proposed in a class-action suit over a 2015 data breach affecting nearly 80 million people, would be the largest-ever in such a case if approved.

June 23, 2017

 

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Marsh Auction Brings Awareness To Lack Of Food Access In Tipton

Tipton will keep its grocery store, but some say transportation could be impacting where people get their groceries.

June 23, 2017

 

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Hoosier Hospitals Using Federal Data To Tackle Opioid Problems

The rate of opioid related admissions to Indiana hospitals and emergency departments has increased dramatically over the past 10 years.

June 23, 2017

 

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Indiana Health Commissioner: Needle Exchanges Save Lives, Money

Eight Indiana counties currently have exchanges in place that allow drug users to swap dirty needles for clean ones.

June 22, 2017

 

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Indiana’s ACA Health Insurance Providers Propose Rate Hikes

Some CareSource customers could see their rates drop by 9 percent if the change is approved. But others may see as much as a 12 percent increase.

June 22, 2017

 

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What Ind. Lawmakers Are Saying About The Senate Healthcare Bill

Indiana lawmakers have mixed reactions to the Senate Republicans' long-awaited health care overhaul proposal.

June 22, 2017

 

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Q&A: Health Policy Expert On ACA Insurer Withdrawals

Health policy expert Seth Freedman explains the impact this will have on Hoosiers' health insurance options.

June 22, 2017

 

Advocates meet at Mother Hubbard's Cupboard to push for policy changes to end school lunch shaming. MCCSC Superintendent Judy DeMuth responds far left.

Advocates Push For ‘Lunch Shaming’ Change In Tense Meeting

The policy is a result of a United States Department of Agriculture requirement that schools put school lunch debt policies in writing.

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