Tag Archives: Health Insurance

PhRMA sues to stop state’s new insulin affordability program – StarTribune.com

By | July 5, 2020

“A state cannot simply commandeer private property to achieve its public policy goals,” said PhRMA’s complaint, filed Tuesday in district court. “The Takings Clause of the Fifth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution prohibits states from attempting to solve societal problems in this draconian manner.” Source: PhRMA sues to stop state’s new insulin affordability program –… Read More »

Coronavirus in N.Y.C.: Why Closing Public Schools Is a ‘Last Resort’ – The New York Times

By | March 10, 2020

New York City has the largest public school system in the United States, a vast district with about 750,000 children who are poor, including around 114,000 who are homeless. For such students, school may be the only place they can get three hot meals a day and medical care, and even wash their dirty laundry.… Read More »

An American who was quarantined to check for signs of coronavirus says he’s facing more than $2,600 in bills from his government-mandated hospital stay

By | March 3, 2020

Frank Wucinski and his 3-year-old daughter Annabel evacuated Wuhan, China, in February and were then quarantined at Marine Corps Station Miramar, near San Diego, for two weeks. Source: An American who was quarantined to check for signs of coronavirus says he’s facing more than $2,600 in bills from his government-mandated hospital stay Forced quarantine for… Read More »