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Surprise Medical Bill Legislation Takes A Step Forward, But Will It Lead To A Step Back?

The House Energy and Commerce Committee Wednesday approved its version of legislation to curb surprise medical bills.

Kaiser Health News + July 17, 2019 + View Article

CBO: Senate surprise billing legislation would save feds $7B over next decade

Major Senate legislation to tackle surprise medical bills and high drug prices would save the federal government roughly $7 billion over the next decade, according to ...

Fierce Healthcare + July 16, 2019 + View Article

Underwood calls high Diabetes drug prices ‘unjustified’ at Plainfield event

U.S. Rep. Lauren Underwood, D-Naperville, recently released a report on the prices of diabetes drugs for seniors and uninsured Americans.

Daily Chronicle + July 15, 2019 + View Article

Secretary of state wants protection of undocumented immigrants made law

Illinois’ secretary of state is pursuing legislation to codify the office’s long-held policy of not giving federal agencies full access to its database of driver’s ...

Daily Herald + July 15, 2019 + View Article

The Battle for Health Care

One of the central questions of the 2020 Presidential campaign was posed last week before the Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, in New ...

New Yorker + July 14, 2019 + View Article