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Daily on Healthcare: The ins and outs of the Sanders medical debt relief plan

Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what’s going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $ 1.00 an issue! IF YOU MISSED IT OVER THE WEEKEND: Democratic presidential contender Bernie Sanders has now unveiled his long-awaited plan to forgive… Read More »

Tennessee unveils plan to change Medicaid funding to block grant program

Dive Brief: Tennessee on Tuesday unveiled its plan to shake up its own Medicaid funding, seeking approval to move to a block grant system that would cap the federal funds it receives. Switching to this new funding mechanism would allow the state and federal government to better predict the budget for this program, known as… Read More »

Lawmakers seek scientific review of plan to tightly regulate all fentanyl copycats

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Lawmakers on the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee have urged the Trump administration to conduct a scientific review of a Justice Department-backed bill to classify all illicit chemical knockoffs of the potent painkiller fentanyl in the same legal category as heroin. FILE PHOTO: Plastic bags of fentanyl are displayed on a table at… Read More »