Calls to Overhaul Methadone Distribution Intensify, but Clinics Resist

Mar 10, 2022 at 10:14 am by Staff

By Markian Hawryluk, Kaiser Health News Days typically start early for patients undergoing opioid addiction treatment at Denver Recovery Group’s six methadone.... Read More

The CDC’s New Guidelines on Covid Risk and Masking Send Confounding Signals

Mar 10, 2022 at 10:09 am by Staff

By Colleen DeGuzman, Kaiser Health News When the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention last month unveiled updated covid-19 guidelines that relaxed m.... Read More

HIV Preventive Care Is Supposed to Be Free in the US. So, Why Are Some Patients Still Paying?

Mar 04, 2022 at 08:31 pm by Staff

  By Sarah Varney, Kaiser Health News  Anthony Cantu, 31, counsels patients at a San Antonio health clinic about a daily pill shown to prevent HIV infection..... Read More

Why Millions on Medicaid Are at Risk of Losing Coverage in the Months Ahead

Mar 04, 2022 at 04:44 pm by Staff

 By Rachana Pradhan, Kaiser Health News   The Biden administration and state officials are bracing for a great unwinding: millions of people losing t.... Read More

American Psychiatric Association, American Telemedicine Association, ATA Action, Other Groups Call on Administration to Remove Barriers to Care  

Mar 04, 2022 at 03:48 pm by Staff

Today, 72 organizations asked the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to permanently waive the requirement th.... Read More

Desperate for Cash: Programs for People with Disabilities Still Not Seeing Federal Funds

Mar 03, 2022 at 11:06 pm by Staff

By Lauren Weber and Andy Miller, Kaiser Health News LILBURN, Ga. — Matthew Southern, 35, who has intellectual and developmental disabilities, is abl.... Read More

AMA Statement on CDC COVID-19 Updates

Feb 28, 2022 at 12:00 pm by Staff

Statement attributable to: Gerald E. Harmon, M.D. President, American Medical Association   “Today’s updated recommendations from the Centers for Disease.... Read More

Blackburn, Hickenlooper Introduce Bill To Expand Access To Urgent Health Care For Rural Americans

Aug 23, 2021 at 01:28 pm by Staff

U.S. Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) re-introduced the Rural Health Innovation Act along with Senator John Hickenlooper (D-Colo.) to incentivize communities to prioritize u.... Read More

AHA Statement on FY 2022 FINAL IPPS Rule

Aug 10, 2021 at 12:00 am by Staff

Stacey Hughes, Executive Vice President, American Hospital Association August 2, 2021 The AHA appreciates CMS listening to our concerns by repealing the requirement that ho.... Read More

Comments on Quest to Achieve Universal, High-Quality Coverage Healthcare Organizations

Aug 09, 2021 at 12:00 am by Staff

AHIP Submits Comments on Solutions to Achieve Universal, High-Quality Coverage Today, AHIP submitted comments responding to a request for information on ways to achieve univer.... Read More