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US health experts hosted fictional coronavirus pandemic simulation three months ago

US health experts hosted fictional coronavirus pandemic ‘tabletop exercise’ simulation to see how authorities would react – three months BEFORE the outbreak in China Scientists at Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security hosted event in October Exercise was not intended as a prediction; it aimed to show how governments and industry would respond to severe… Read More »

Viewpoints: GOP’s Sigh Of Relief Over Health Law Case Delay Can Be Heard Round The Country; Roe V. Wade Anniversary Sharpens Abortion Debate

Opinion writers tackle these and other health issues. The Washington Post: The Supreme Court Saves Republicans From Themselves The latest Republican legal assault on the Affordable Care Act has gone through a strange inversion as it passes through the courts: Democrats are eager for it to be decided, and Republicans want to delay it indefinitely,… Read More »

Dignity Health loses appeal of Medicaid out-of-network billing case

Dive Brief: L.A. Care, the biggest public Medicaid managed care plan in the country, won an appellate court victory late last week against hospital operator Dignity Health regarding reimbursement for out-of-network patients. The legal dispute centered around L.A. Care patients being admitted through the emergency room at Northridge Hospital Medical Center in Los Angeles, which… Read More »