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Diabetes legislation hits close to home for one Indianapolis family

Bill funding diabetes report put on hold from TheStatehouseFile.com on Vimeo. By Jess Seabolt TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – When it comes to disease, knowledge can mean life or death. For Julie Ahlrichs and her family, diabetes has been a part of their lives for more than 40 years. While she is thankful that she and her […]

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‘Right to Try’ legislation faces first test

By Adrianna Pitrelli TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Terminally-ill patients would gain access to experimental medication under a proposal heard by the House Public Health Committee on Monday. The measure, authored by state Rep. Wes Culver, R-Goshen, would allow terminally-ill individuals to use drugs which have not yet reached the final stage of approval by the Food […]

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Indiana Hospital Association rolls out new hospital cost-comparison website

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com The Indiana Hospital Association has developed a new website that will help Hoosiers understand hospital billing. The website can be found at mycareinsight.org and compares the costs of different hospitals across the state side-by-side, and illustrates hospital charge data in a compiled list. “Our goal with careINsight was to create an easy-to-use […]

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