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Video & story: Bill would help fund treatment for patients with brain, spinal cord injuries

Indiana Man Advocates For Spinal Chord and Brain Injury Fund from TheStatehouseFile.com on Vimeo. By Ashley Shuler TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Chris Leeuw was left paralyzed from the shoulders down after breaking his neck in a swimming accident in 2010. He spent the standard number of insurance-assisted weeks in rehabilitation, was discharged, but still required constant […]

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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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