Medicaid ADHD Treatment Under Scrutiny

BY: - October 8, 2014

© AP Amid national concerns that too many children are being medicated for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), some state Medicaid programs are stepping up oversight of diagnoses and treatments. ATLANTA – Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, or ADHD, affects one in every seven school-aged children in the U.S., and between 2003 and 2011 the number […]

Oklahoma’s “Life-Preserving” Law Raises Questions for Doctors

BY: - May 16, 2013

Tony Lauinger, director of Oklahomans for Life, supported passage of the state’s new “life-preserving” law. (AP) TULSA, Okla. – University of Tulsa law professor Marguerite Chapman has been studying end-of-life issues in Oklahoma for three decades and has come to a conclusion: “It’s getting almost to the point that you need a government permit in […]

Tennessee’s Bold Leap in Care for the Aged and Disabled

BY: - October 12, 2010

Governor Phil Bredesen speaks with people in Chattanooga about a new long-term care law that promises to provide home and community based services for thousands of Tennesseans. NASHVILLE, Tenn. — After lagging behind the rest of the country for years, Tennessee is catching up fast when it comes to changes in its health care system […]