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State roundup: NYC firms will be required to offer sick leave; Fla. government part-timers to get health coverage

State roundup: NYC firms will be required to offer sick leave; Fla. government part-timers to get health coverage

Viewpoints: N.D. abortion law is 'repressive and extreme;' States identify 'promising' ideas to overhaul medical malpractice

Viewpoints: N.D. abortion law is 'repressive and extreme;' States identify 'promising' ideas to overhaul medical malpractice

State roundup: Conn. bill would require kids behavioral health assessments

State roundup: Conn. bill would require kids behavioral health assessments

Viewpoints: 'Grim' backlog at VA; Feds should stay away from reforming medical malpractice

Viewpoints: 'Grim' backlog at VA; Feds should stay away from reforming medical malpractice

Roundup: Candy, soda tax weighed in Mass.; N.H. health group rallies against higher smoker premiums; Ga. considers novel malpractice reform

Roundup: Candy, soda tax weighed in Mass.; N.H. health group rallies against higher smoker premiums; Ga. considers novel malpractice reform

Viewpoints: Michelle Obama makes a business case for healthy food; Orszag weighs reforms to Medical malpractice

Viewpoints: Michelle Obama makes a business case for healthy food; Orszag weighs reforms to Medical malpractice

Viewpoints: ACOs are doomed to fail; The need to expand Medicaid in Texas; The case against malpractice changes in Iowa

Viewpoints: ACOs are doomed to fail; The need to expand Medicaid in Texas; The case against malpractice changes in Iowa

Roundup: Conn. governor's budget proposal would shed thousands from Medicaid; Insurance rates to rise 2.7% in Mass.; Calif. group wants tighter doc narcotic control

Roundup: Conn. governor's budget proposal would shed thousands from Medicaid; Insurance rates to rise 2.7% in Mass.; Calif. group wants tighter doc narcotic control

Longer looks: Dr. Oz, deconstructed; Malpractice and apology

Longer looks: Dr. Oz, deconstructed; Malpractice and apology

State roundup: Maine hospitals fighting for timely Medicaid payments

State roundup: Maine hospitals fighting for timely Medicaid payments

High court turns away challenge to Obama administration stem cell policy

High court turns away challenge to Obama administration stem cell policy

State roundup: Mo. lawmakers look to cap malpractice awards

State roundup: Mo. lawmakers look to cap malpractice awards

Findings quantify national rate of surgical 'never events'

Findings quantify national rate of surgical 'never events'

Research Roundup: Health law's under-26 coverage 'significantly increased' access to care; Thousands of surgical 'never events' occur each year

Research Roundup: Health law's under-26 coverage 'significantly increased' access to care; Thousands of surgical 'never events' occur each year

UMHS approach to medical errors and malpractice suits could be used by hospitals nationwide: Study

UMHS approach to medical errors and malpractice suits could be used by hospitals nationwide: Study

Cautious Patient Foundation, SIDM partner to raise awareness of diagnostic errors

Cautious Patient Foundation, SIDM partner to raise awareness of diagnostic errors

State highlights: Texas pursues some Medicaid providers

State highlights: Texas pursues some Medicaid providers

Lack of 'fiscal cliff' talk offers proof that the urgent issue is frozen until after election

Lack of 'fiscal cliff' talk offers proof that the urgent issue is frozen until after election

Viewpoints: Cancer doctors reject 'phenomenally expensive' new drug; Protecting patients' rights

Viewpoints: Cancer doctors reject 'phenomenally expensive' new drug; Protecting patients' rights

State highlights: Controversial Pa. Health Secretary quits; Kansas court decision on malpractice cap expected today

State highlights: Controversial Pa. Health Secretary quits; Kansas court decision on malpractice cap expected today