I cover the politics and policy of health care for @statnews. Formerly @CQNow, @PoliticoPro. I get jazzed about ACOs, lobbying disclosures, bicycling and ballet

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@eemershon — 4,304 followers, 2,374 tweets

Nov 16, 2017

"This is supposed to be a happy time in my life ... and I'm thinking about if I'll die. It doesn't seem fair." Heartwrenching and deeply reported video (and story!) about maternal mortality from @WebMD_BrendaG, def worth your time: https://t.co/k76HY2LgHP

Nov 16, 2017

RT @rachanadixit: CMS has sent $600 million to 9 states + DC to keep their CHIP programs running since Congress hasn’t extended funds.  https://www.politicopro.com/health-care/whiteboard/2017/11/cms-sends-600m-in-chip-funds-to-states-097683 

Nov 16, 2017

I went through bios for dozens and dozens of top health officials, senior advisers and aides over the last 30 years. Before now, very few have come directly from industry gigs. https://t.co/VAfiYxVof1

Nov 16, 2017

Trump vilifies pharma -- but he sure has brought on a lot of its execs and lobbyists in this administration. Azar's just the latest: https://t.co/RGnkei4RWu

Nov 14, 2017

The HHS Secretary has some authority, no new law needed, to import some drugs from Canada -- a campaign pledge of Trump's! But Alex Azar is pretty clearly opposed: https://t.co/8hDwq7eiGs

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