As Pandemic-Era Medicaid Provisions Lapse, Millions Approach a Coverage Cliff

Feb 07, 2023 at 10:45 am by Staff

By Phil Galewitz, Kaiser Health News  States are preparing to remove millions of people from Medicaid as protections put in place early in the covid-19 pandemic exp.... Read More

FDA Approves First Oral Treatment for Anemia Caused by Chronic Kidney Disease for Adults on Dialysis

Feb 06, 2023 at 05:11 pm by Staff

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Jesduvroq tablets (daprodustat) as the first oral treatment for anemia (decreased number of red blood cells) caused by chronic k.... Read More

A Technicality Could Keep RSV Shots From Kids in Need

Feb 06, 2023 at 04:32 pm by Staff

  By Arthur Allen, Kaiser Health News After more than five decades of trying, the drug industry is on the verge of providing effective immunizations against the re.... Read More

Did Your Health Plan Rip Off Medicare?

Jan 30, 2023 at 08:30 pm by Staff

By Fred Schulte, Kaiser Health News  KHN has released details of 90 previously secret government audits that reveal millions of dollars in overpayments to Medicare.... Read More

Government Lets Health Plans That Ripped Off Medicare Keep the Money

Jan 30, 2023 at 08:29 pm by Staff

  By Fred Schulte, Kaiser Health News  Medicare Advantage plans for seniors dodged a major financial bullet Monday as government officials gave them a repriev.... Read More

FDA Experts Are Still Puzzled Over Who Should Get Which Covid Shots and When

Jan 30, 2023 at 12:43 am by Staff

    By Arthur Allen, Kaiser Health News   At a meeting to simplify the nation’s covid vaccination policy, the FDA’s panel of experts.... Read More

AMA Announces New Collaboration with Azara Healthcare Aimed at Improving Blood Pressure Control Across the U.S.

Jan 24, 2023 at 09:39 am by Staff

Azara Healthcare will offer vast network of health care organizations access to AMA-developed MAP BPTM metrics and reports—supporting effective blood pressure manag.... Read More

amfAR Comments on Tennessee's Rejection of Federal Funds for HIV Services

Jan 21, 2023 at 01:24 am by Staff

 amfAR urges the Tennessee Department of Health to continue accepting critical available HIV federal funding for the benefit of communities across the state The Tenness.... Read More

Program at VUH seeks to improve medication safety

Jan 16, 2023 at 09:32 pm by Staff

by Matt Batcheldor Vanderbilt Nursing and the Department of Pharmaceutical Services have teamed up to create the Medication Safety Champions program, intended to improve medi.... Read More

CMS Announces Increase in 2023 in Organizations Benefiting from Coordinated Care in Accountable Care Relationships 

Jan 16, 2023 at 09:00 pm by Staff

  Three Innovative Initiatives Will Help CMS Achieve Goal of 100% of Traditional Medicare Beneficiaries in Accountable Care Relationships by 2030   Today, the Cen.... Read More