US Officials Want to End the HIV Epidemic by 2030. Many Stakeholders Think They Won’t.

Apr 24, 2023 at 06:11 pm by Staff

  By Daniel Chang and Sam Whitehead, KFF Health News     In 2018, Mike Ferraro was living on the street and sharing needles with other people.... Read More

Social Media Is Fueling Enthusiasm for New Weight Loss Drugs. Are Regulators Watching?

Apr 21, 2023 at 02:42 pm by Staff

  Darius Tahir and Hannah Norman, KFF Health News  Suzette Zuena is her own best advertisement for weight loss. Zuena, the “founder/visionary” of LH S.... Read More

Doctors’ Lesson for Drug Industry: Abortion Wars Are Dangerous to Ignore

Apr 16, 2023 at 10:11 pm by Staff

  Julie Rovner, KFF Health News    Texas District Court Judge Matthew Kacsmaryk’s decision April 7 to rescind the approval of the abortion pill mifepri.... Read More

No-Cost Preventive Services Are Now in Jeopardy. Here’s What You Need to Know.

Apr 11, 2023 at 09:32 am by Staff

Julie Appleby, Kaiser Health News    When a federal judge in Texas declared unconstitutional a popular part of the Affordable Care Act that ensures no-cost prevent.... Read More

The Big Squeeze: More Enrollees and Smaller Networks Plague Some ACA Plans

Apr 11, 2023 at 02:11 am by Staff

Julie Appleby, Kaiser Health News    The Affordable Care Act may be struggling with its own success. Record enrollment over the last two years brought more consum.... Read More

CMS Finalizes Rules to Strengthen Medicare, Improve Access to Drugs and Control MA Marketing to Seniors and Disabled Americans

Apr 06, 2023 at 09:51 pm by Staff

  The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), through the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), is finalizing a rule to put people with M.... Read More

What President Carter’s Hospice Decision Teaches Us About Comfort and Quality at the End of Life

Apr 04, 2023 at 11:41 am by Staff

  By Laura Templeton, RN, BSN, MBA Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer, Compassus Since announcing his decision to enter hospice, people across the count.... Read More

FDA Approves First Over-the-Counter Naloxone Nasal Spray

Apr 02, 2023 at 04:20 pm by Staff

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved Narcan, 4 milligram (mg) naloxone hydrochloride nasal spray for over-the-counter (OTC), nonprescription, use – the fir.... Read More

$50 Billion in Opioid Settlement Cash Is on the Way. We’re Tracking How It’s Spent.

Apr 02, 2023 at 03:59 pm by Staff

By Aneri Pattani, Kaiser Health News More than $50 billion in settlement funds is being delivered to thousands of state and local governments from companies accuse.... Read More

Congressman Seeks to Plug ‘Shocking Loophole’ Exposed by KHN Investigation

Mar 28, 2023 at 10:52 am by Staff

By Sarah Jane Tribble, Kaiser Health News A U.S. lawmaker is taking action after a KHN investigation exposed weaknesses in the federal system meant to stop repeat Medica.... Read More