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November 10, 2016

 

insulin

Lawmakers Call For DOJ Investigation Into Eli Lilly Insulin Prices

Vermont senator Bernie Sanders and Maryland representative Elijah Cummings criticize three insulin manufacturers for skyrocketing insulin prices.

November 4, 2016

 

Indiana, which ranked 19th in 2011, has dropped to 45th place in a report that measures mental illness prevalence and access to care.

Noon Edition: Indiana Ranking Plummets In Report On Mental Health

This week on Noon Edition we spoke to experts about a report that ranks Indiana 45th on mental illness prevalence and care.

October 29, 2016

 

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Election Places Focus On Affordable Care Act Debate

More than half a million Hoosiers are now covered because of the ACA, but a new report indicates that a small percentage of those people will see rising rates.

September 2, 2016

 

Union hospital room

IN Supreme Court Considers Discounted Insurance Rates In Hospitals

A man is challenging the reasonableness of hospital fees and wants the hospital to turn over the discounted rates it charges insured patients.

August 15, 2016

 

Indiana offers complete Medicaid coverage for tobacco cessation treatments , but the state still has the seventh highest smoking rate in the country.

Report: Indiana Lags In Cancer Control, Patient Access

ACS CAN’s Indiana says Indiana’s low tobacco tax rates play into high smoking rates.

August 15, 2016

 

Anthem

Nov. Trial Date For Anthem, Cigna Merger Could Mean Trouble

The November trial date for the proposed merger between Anthem and Cigna could mean trouble for the massive deal.

July 26, 2016

 

child at the doctor

HIP 2.0 Enrollees Willing To Pay, Some Lack Understanding

A state-commissioned evaluation by the Lewin Group found the majority of enrollees both below and above the poverty line chose the so-called “HIP Plus” account.

July 20, 2016

 

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Medical Schools Gets Creative To Snag New Geriatricians

The American Geriatrics Society estimates 300 doctors are immediately needed to make up for the shortage in Indiana.

June 6, 2016

 

Mainstreet

Carmel Nursing Home Developer Begins Trading In Canada

Mainstreet is expanding, but not in Indiana, which has a moratorium on new nursing homes.

June 3, 2016

 

baby

Bloomington Residents Pushing For Midwifery Program

A new group called Bloomington Consumers For Birth Choices got more than 1,000 people to sign a petition in support of the effort.

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