Newspaper Articles – Matthew Glans

Nursing Home Moratorium Resurrected in Indiana

The Indiana legislature is considering legislation introduced by State Sen.

Haslem’s Insure Tennessee Proposal Debuts to Mixed Reception

In recent months, Republican governors in several states—including Pennsylvania, Indiana, Utah, and Wyoming—have considered new proposals to expand their states’ Medicaid programs.

Wyoming Governor Endorses Medicaid Expansion

Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead has endorsed a plan to expand the state’s Medicaid program under the Affordable Care Act.

State Ballot Measures Tackle Sugared Drinks, Drug Restrictions, Insurers

In addition to two statewide measures on the ballot in California on Election Day, several states and cities also addressed obesity, experimental drug treatments for the terminally ill, and limited

California Voters Reject Two Health Measures

Californians on Election Day voted down two statewide ballot measures that would have made significant changes to health care in the state.

North Carolina Counties Press for Higher Hotel Occupancy Tax

Several counties in North Carolina are pushing to increase their hotel occupancy taxes up to the state maximum of 6 percent.

Bill Extending Ban on Internet Access Taxes Advances in House

Since 1998, the Internet Tax Freedom Act (ITFA) has helped to promote the growth of the Internet by placing a moratorium on state and local taxation of Internet access and on discriminatory taxes o

Should Harrisburg Become Involved in Highmark/UPMC Dispute?

The Pennsylvania General Assembly is considering legislation that may force a major health care provider to sign an access contract with an insurer that has become a direct competitor.

Some in Congress Want to Undo Important Flood Insurance Reforms

Despite the success of recent reforms to the National Flood Insurance Program, some federal legislators are considering extending flood insurance subsidies to address complaints from homeowners in