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Sen. Jones and Rep. Sewell: Expand Medicaid to Save Our Rural...

By Sen. Doug Jones and Rep. Terri Sewell In the past eight years, 13 Alabama hospitals -- seven of which have been in rural areas...

Obamacare Shopping Is Trickier Than Ever. Here’s A Cheat Sheet

By Jay Hancock Kaiser Health News  Health care is complicated. Shopping for an individual health plan just got even more so, with President Donald Trump’s decision...

Addiction program focuses on caring for pregnant women with substance use...

By Alicia Rohan UAB News The University of Alabama at Birmingham Women and Infants Services has established the UAB Comprehensive Program for Addiction in Pregnancy with...

Patient Navigators Slice Red-Tape To Battle Health Disparities

By Kristian Foden-Vencil Oregon Public Broadcasting/ Kaiser Health News When a receptionist hands out a form to fill out at a doctor’s office, the questions are...

As Medicaid loses stigma, its fate rides on stormy election

By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) - Medicaid, long the stepchild of government health care programs, is finally coming into its own. The federal-state program for...

Medicaid expansion, payday lending reform highlight Arise’s 2017 priorities

Times staff report Medicaid expansion, consumer-friendly lending reforms and creation of a state minimum wage are among the goals on Alabama Arise’s 2017 legislative agenda....

AG ANNOUNCES ARREST OF CULLMAN LPN FOR THEFT OF CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES

(MONTGOMERY)--Attorney General Luther Strange announced the arrest of a former employee of a Cullman County nursing home for theft of controlled substances.  Keith Wade...

AG ANNOUNCES ARREST OF MOBILE DENTIST FOR MEDICAID FRAUD

AG ANNOUNCES ARREST OF MOBILE DENTIST FOR MEDICAID FRAUD       (MONTGOMERY)— Attorney General Luther Strange announced the arrest of a Mobile dentist, William Gerard Eastburn,...

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