FTC Chief Gears Up for a Showdown with Private Equity

Dec 03, 2023 at 10:01 pm by Staff

By Harris Meyer, KFF Health News A recent Federal Trade Commission civil lawsuit accusing one of the nation’s largest anesthesiology groups of monopolistic practic.... Read More

Uncle Sam Wants You … to Help Stop Insurers’ Bogus Medicare Advantage Sales Tactics

Dec 03, 2023 at 09:56 pm by Staff

By Susan Jaffe, KFF Health News After an unprecedented crackdown on misleading advertising claims by insurers selling private Medicare Advantage and drug plans, th.... Read More

A ‘Concerning’ Sign for the Nation: 1 in 3 People Dropped by Utah Medicaid Left Uninsured

Nov 26, 2023 at 06:19 pm by Staff

  By Phil Galewitz, KFF Health News    About 30 percent of Utah residents who were cut from Medicaid this year say they became uninsured, according to s.... Read More

Biden Administration’s Limit on Drug Industry Middlemen Backfires, Pharmacists Say

Nov 19, 2023 at 01:38 am by Staff

  By Arthur Allen, KFF Health News   The Biden administration’s first major step toward imposing limits on the pharmacy benefit managers who act.... Read More

Physicians: Cancel the Cut to Prevent Medicare from Cratering

Nov 14, 2023 at 04:36 pm by Staff

  NATIONAL HARBOR, MD – Delegates at the Interim Meeting of the American Medical Association (AMA) forcefully called for fixes to the flawed Medicare payment syste.... Read More

FDA Clears First COVID-19 Home Antigen Test

Nov 13, 2023 at 08:24 pm by Staff

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration cleared for marketing the first over-the-counter (OTC) antigen test for COVID-19. ACON Laboratories’ Flowflex COVID-19 Antigen Home.... Read More

How Lawmakers Undermine Covid Vaccination Efforts

Nov 13, 2023 at 11:29 am by Staff

  By Amy Maxmen, KFF Health News   Katherine Wells wants to urge her Lubbock, Texas, community to get vaccinated against covid-19. “That could re.... Read More

U.S. to Cover HIV Prevention Drugs for Older Americans to Stem Spread of the Virus

Nov 11, 2023 at 05:49 pm by Staff

  By Michael Scaturro, KFF Health News A proposed federal policy aims to protect older Americans from contracting HIV by offering free preventive medication, the l.... Read More

CDC’s National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Launches First Federal Campaign for Hospitals to Tackle Healthcare Workers Burnout

Nov 06, 2023 at 05:15 pm by Staff

  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) announced today the launch of Impact.... Read More

FDA Approves Interchangeable Biosimilar for Multiple Inflammatory Diseases

Nov 06, 2023 at 05:11 pm by Staff

  The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Wezlana (ustekinumab-auub) as a biosimilar to and interchangeable with Stelara (ustekinumab) for multiple infl.... Read More