Daily Policy Digest

Health Issues

New Wellness Program for Teachers Will Cost $1.5 Million

The Des Moines Public School District plans to spend $1.5 million on a new wellness program for teachers...

Hawaii Taxpayers to Pay for Fall Prevention Coordinator

Hawaii is creating a new government position for 2015 for which the state's taxpayers will pay $81,000: a fall prevention coordinator...

The FDA Cannot Effectively Monitor the Medicine Supply System

A number of Indian pharmaceuticals have been withdrawn from the U.S. market...

A Case More Important than Hobby Lobby?

A case soon to be decided by the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals could pose a fundamental challenge to Obamacare...

Illegal Immigration May Lead to Public Health Crisis

While legal immigrants are not allowed admission to the United States for certain health reasons, illegal immigrants are not prescreened and can carry disease...

Biased White House Medicaid Expansion Report

A new White House report on state Medicaid expansion says that expanding Medicaid would benefit public health, state budgets and the economy...

Vermont Exchange Hacked

The Vermont health exchange's development server was attacked last December by a Romanian hacker...

$4.8 Billion Spent on Exchanges

The federal government has spent $4.8 billion on federal and state health care exchanges...

Tweaking E-Cigarette Regulations

The White House has weakened proposed regulations for electronic cigarettes...

Government Can't Resolve Obamacare Inconsistencies

Recent reports have identified millions of "inconsistencies" regarding citizenship and residency status of those who enrolled in Obamacare...


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