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Unions exempted from state bill stopping midyear drug-coverage changes

A  in the middle of a contract year met resistance from organized labor, so unions are being exempted. The bill is intended to prevent Legislature Sen. Neil Breslin will add the amendment to the... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJun 12th, 2019

Unions exempted from state bill stopping midyear drug-coverage changes

A  in the middle of a contract year met resistance from organized labor, so unions are being exempted. The bill is intended to prevent Legislature Sen. Neil Breslin will add the amendment to the... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJun 12th, 2019

Patient groups renew fight to ban midyear drug-coverage changes

Supporters of a state bill to prohibit health plans from changing what drugs they cover in the middle of a contract year are optimistic it will pass this spring. The proposal passed in the Assembly... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMay 17th, 2019

Patient groups renew fight to ban midyear drug-coverage changes

Supporters of a state bill to prohibit health plans from changing what The proposal passed in the Assembly in each of the past four years but not in the Republican-run Senate. But with Democrats&…;... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMay 17th, 2019

Marijuana on Cuomo"s priority list before session ends

Some of the state's largest unions are divided on the New York Health Act, a bill that would create a state single-payer system. Health care unions 1199SEIU and the New York State Nurses Association... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMay 29th, 2019

Unions split on New York single-payer bill

Some of the state's largest unions are divided on the New York Health Act, a bill that would create a state single-payer system. Health care unions 1199SEIU and the New York State Nurses Association... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMay 29th, 2019

Canadian drug imports could get go-ahead in Florida

Gov. Ron DeSantis’ push to allow the state to import prescription drugs from Canada inched closer to passage Friday in the Senate. The Senate positioned a bill (HB 19) for a vote after adding amendments by Sen. Aaron Bean, a Fernandina Beach Repub.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 29th, 2019

60 marijuana bills at Texas Capitol — but just one making progress

Marijuana proponents in Texas should keep their eyes on House Bill 63, the best chance to change state drug laws this session. But progress has been a lot slower than many hoped......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 27th, 2019

Medicaid waiver bill clears General Assembly

Legislation authorizing the state to seek a federal waiver to expand Medicaid coverage in Georgia outside of the Affordable Care Act cleared the General Assembly Monday......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 25th, 2019

Legislature passes bill to improve insurance coverage for mental health, addiction

State lawmakers passed a bill late Thursday .....»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribuneJun 2nd, 2018

Legislature 2019: Why Oregon might try to import prescription drugs from Canada

Oregon lawmakers are exploring a new approach to reducing prescription drug prices: import them from Canada. The Senate Committee on Wednesday held a hearing on Senate Bill 409, which would direct the State Board of Pharmacy to pursue wholesale impor.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 31st, 2019

Capitol Report: Pelosi responds to Trump’s State of the Union with smirks and eye roll | Lawmakers revive bipartisan bill targeting drug prices

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi appeared to smirk, chuckle, shake her head or roll her eyes several times during President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address on Tuesday night, notes one report......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 6th, 2019

Colorado Hits $1 Billion In Marijuana State Revenue

Colorado has passed another major marijuana milestone, surpassing $1 billion in state revenue since it legalized the drug in 2014. Source: Colorad.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedge11 hr. 20 min. ago

Oklahoma governor, GOP leaders: drug settlement violates law

Oklahoma's governor and Republican legislative leaders are raising concerns about the state's proposed $85 million settlement with an opioid manufacturer that has yet to be approved by a judge......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJun 14th, 2019

Oregon Senate passes 60-day notice bill for drug price hikes

A bill requiring pharmaceutical manufacturers to give a 60-day notice of planned price increases for certain prescription drugs is heading to Gov. Kate Brown for her signature. House Bill 2658 passed the Oregon Senate on a unanimous vote, with fou.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 13th, 2019

State lawmakers consider narrowing prevailing wage bill to help passage

Regulations that govern how more than half of New York renters interact with their landlords—often to the satisfaction of neither—are about to get their biggest rewrite in decades. Already, the... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJun 12th, 2019

City"s largest business group supports bill to end religious exemptions for vaccines

The Partnership for New York City is calling on state lawmakers to pass a bill that would bar New Yorkers from refusing vaccinations on religious grounds.The group, which represents more than 350... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJun 12th, 2019

As dispute-resolution bill advances, hospitals ramp up opposition

A bill that would allow to pay hospitals what they deem reasonable for out-of-network emergency bills or submit such bills to independent dispute resolution has once again passed the state... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJun 12th, 2019

State lawmakers may narrow prevailing-wage bill

As the end of the legislative session nears in Albany, lawmakers might narrow the scope of a bill that sets the definition for public works projects requiring prevailing-wage rates.Legislators have... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJun 12th, 2019

De Blasio"s favorability falls below Trump"s, poll finds

New York state would legalize the buying and selling of sex under a proposal introduced in the state Legislature Monday that would lift criminal penalties for sex work. The bill isn't expected to... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJun 12th, 2019

Cars will be banned from most of 14th Street starting July 1

New York state would legalize the buying and selling of sex under a proposal introduced in the state Legislature Monday that would lift criminal penalties for sex work. The bill isn't expected to... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJun 12th, 2019