Court Ruling May Spur Competitive Health Plans to Bring Back Copays for Preventive Services

Sep 19, 2022 at 09:05 am by Staff

  By Harris Meyer, Kaiser Health News Tom and Mary Jo York are a health-conscious couple, going in for annual physicals and periodic colorectal cancer screening te.... Read More

When Does Life Begin? As State Laws Define It, Science, Politics, and Religion Clash

Sep 12, 2022 at 08:45 pm by Staff

  By Sarah Varney Kaiser Health News  As life-preserving medical technology advanced in the second half of the 20th century, doctors and families were faced w.... Read More

Unexpected Surprises in the No Surprises Act: How Medical Practices Should Respond

Sep 12, 2022 at 10:38 am by Staff

By Dan D’Orazio, CEO, Sage Growth Partners The No Surprises Act (NSA) has been in effect since January 1 to protect patients against an estimated 12 million surpr.... Read More

AMA, APhA, ASHP, NCPA Statement on State Laws Impacting Patient Access to Medically Necessary Medications

Sep 08, 2022 at 08:47 pm by Staff

The American Medical Association (AMA), American Pharmacists Association (APhA), American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP), and National Community Pharmacists Ass.... Read More

In the Rush to Curtail Abortion, States Adopt a Jumbled Stew of Definitions for Human Life

Sep 06, 2022 at 09:10 am by Staff

  By Sarah Varney, Kaiser Health News  As life-preserving medical technology advanced in the second half of the 20th century, doctors and families were faced.... Read More

Increased use of Telehealth for Opioid Use Disorder During Pandemic Associated with Reduced Risk of Overdose

Sep 05, 2022 at 08:17 pm by Staff

The expansion of telehealth services during the COVID-19 pandemic was associated with individuals staying in treatment longer and reducing their risk of medically treated over.... Read More

AMA Announces CPT Update for COVID-19 Boosters Adapted to Omicron

Sep 05, 2022 at 05:57 pm by Staff

New codes assigned to bivalent COVID-19 vaccine booster doses from Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTechThe American Medical Association (AMA) has announced an editorial update to&.... Read More

Health and Human Services Makes Investment in Navigators Ahead of Open Enrollment Period

Aug 29, 2022 at 05:28 pm by Staff

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), through the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), is investing $98.9 million in grant funding to 59 retur.... Read More

CMS Encourages States to Use Medicaid Payments to Nursing Homes to Drive Better Health Outcomes for Residents

Aug 22, 2022 at 10:18 am by Staff

  In support of President Biden’s plan to improve the nation’s nursing homes, CMS outlines actions for states to improve safety and quality of care for resid.... Read More

Abortion Is Just the Latest Dividing Line Between the Twin Cities of Bristol and Bristol

Aug 14, 2022 at 03:43 pm by Staff

  By Sam Whitehead, Kaiser Health News  BRISTOL, Tenn. and BRISTOL, Va. — The community of Bristol is proud to straddle the border between two states..... Read More