States

    • State News: N.Y. Insurers To Update Provider Directories

      News outlets cover a variety of state health policy stories.

      (Daily Report) Jan 20, 2012

    • Texas Abortion Issue Back In Court Today

      A Federal judge in Austin holds another hearing on Texas law requiring women seeking an abortion to have a sonogram. Also, NPR looks at the growing number of restrictions across the country.

      (Daily Report) Jan 20, 2012

    • Viewpoints: An Endorsement For Gingrich; Paula Deen And Diabetes

      A selection of editorials and opinions on health care policy from around the country.

      (Daily Report) Jan 20, 2012

    • Colo. House Passes Resolution To Repeal The Health Law

      Colorado's Republican-led House voted largely along party lines to wage a challenge to the federal health law -- a state-initiated amendment to the Constitution to repeal the measure. And, in Connecticut, the planning panel has decisions to make well before people start signing up for coverage on the state's health exchange.

      (Daily Report) Jan 20, 2012

    • Kansas Tobacco Prevention Funds Diverted To Other Uses

      Of the $745 million in tobacco lawsuit-settlement funds and $1.4 billion in tobacco taxes in the past 12 years, less than $11 million has gone specifically for anti-smoking programs.

      (Daily Report) Jan 20, 2012

    • S.C. GOP Debate Gets Heavy On Health Care Issues (Video And Transcript)

      On CNN Thursday night, Republican presidential candidates Mitt Romney, Newt Gingrich, Rick Santorum and Rep. Ron Paul disputed each other’s positions on the health law and on abortion.

      (Daily Report) Jan 20, 2012

    • Kansas Tobacco Prevention Funds Diverted To Other Uses

      Of the $745 million in tobacco lawsuit-settlement funds and $1.4 billion in tobacco taxes in the past 12 years, less than $11 million has gone specifically for anti-smoking programs.

      (Story) Jan 20, 2012

    • First Edition: January 20, 2012

      Today's early morning highlights from the major news organizations, including reports detailing how health care played in last night's S.C. GOP presidential primary debate.

      (Daily Report) Jan 20, 2012

    • White House: Health Exchanges On Track In Many States

      A report Wednesday by the Obama administration said that many states, including some with GOP governors, are proceeding with state-based exchanges. Still, a federal exchange is in the works for those that can't or won't meet the health law's requirements and timeline.

      (Daily Report) Jan 19, 2012

    • Wisconsin Governor Issues 'Stop Work' Order On State Health Exchange

      Wis. Gov. Scott Walker officially announced on Wednesday that he will not implement a state-based health exchange or accept federal funding toward that end. Meanwhile, in Minnesota, a 13-member government task force has begun debating a list of basic principles for that state's health care exchange. Meanwhile, Stateline offers an overview of how and what states in general are doing in regard to these insurance marketplaces.

      (Daily Report) Jan 19, 2012