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DOUG ROSS: Patient cost is sore point in Pence's Medicaid plan

DOUG ROSS: Patient cost is sore point in Pence's Medicaid plan

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence's plan to expand Medicaid, but under his terms rather than the federal government's, is getting early praise. It's better than nothing, but it's not the best it could be.

May 16, 2014 12:00 am Video
GUEST COMMENTARY: Hoosiers help preserve Medicare Part D

GUEST COMMENTARY: Hoosiers help preserve Medicare Part D

Despite the well-documented success of the Medicare Part D prescription drug plan, a rule proposed earlier this year by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services would have negatively impacted Part D – jeopardizing access to needed medicines and reducing choices for Hoosiers.

March 29, 2014 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Obamacare is turning doctors into bureaucrats

GUEST COMMENTARY: Obamacare is turning doctors into bureaucrats

As a general surgeon with more than three decades of experience in private clinical practice, I can safely say Obamacare is the culmination of the fundamental changes I've seen in the way doctors practice medicine.

March 08, 2014 12:00 am
Paper cutting: Methodist takes next step in e-records

Paper cutting: Methodist takes next step in e-records

MERRILLVILLE | Methodist Hospitals is at the front of the pack for transitioning into electronic medical record keeping.

January 15, 2014 11:45 am Photos

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BRIAN HOWEY: Obamacare, propaganda and statesmanship

BRIAN HOWEY: Obamacare, propaganda and statesmanship

What we’re seeing in Indiana and nationally is a Republican Party that doesn’t recognize it lost the crucial rubber match.

September 29, 2013 12:00 am
DOUG ROSS: Pence wins battle, but war isn't over

DOUG ROSS: Pence wins battle, but war isn't over

Whether you agree with Obamacare or not, it's hard to argue with the notion that going to the emergency room for routine medical care is not a sensible policy. Believe it or not, however, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence suggested that option instead of free federal dollars for Medicaid expansion.

September 06, 2013 12:00 am
Feds OK one-year reprieve for Healthy Indiana Plan

Feds OK one-year reprieve for Healthy Indiana Plan

INDIANAPOLIS | The Healthy Indiana Plan, a government-supported high deductible health insurance program used by some 37,000 low-income Hoosiers, will continue through at least 2014 — but about a third of current participants will be forced out.

September 03, 2013 1:24 pm Related

Pence team not working on Medicaid expansion alternative

INDIANAPOLIS | With just three months until millions of low-income Americans start signing up for an expanded Medicaid program, the Pence administration revealed Tuesday it has yet to begin talking with the federal government about creating an Indiana alternative.

June 25, 2013 6:00 pm
GUEST COMMENTARY: We stand by our nurses' excellent care

GUEST COMMENTARY: We stand by our nurses' excellent care

Since questions have been raised about the lawsuit St. Anthony Medical Center recently filed to protect its reputation and that of its nursing staff, I'd like to clarify some aspects of the situation.

November 28, 2010 12:00 am
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