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Feb 8, 2019
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services will host a Feb. 14 call for clinicians and other interested stakeholders on new opioid policies for Medicare Part D plans that took effect Jan. 1.
Feb 8, 2019
Gov. Gina Raimondo this week signed an executive order establishing a 3.2 percent target for health care spending growth in Rhode Island through 2022.
Feb 8, 2019
The National Collaborative for Improving the Clinical Learning Environment has released two new resources.
Feb 8, 2019 by Richard J. (Rick) Pollack
The last thing a patient should worry about in a health crisis is an unanticipated medical bill that unintentionally impacts their out-of-pocket costs … and undermines the trust and confidence that patients have in their caregivers.
Feb 7, 2019 by Talia Schmidt
The AHA, Federation of American Hospitals, and American Society of Health-System Pharmacists today convened a panel of experts on Capitol Hill to discuss how continued rising drug prices, as well as shortages for many critical medications, are disrupting patient care and forcing hospitals to delay infrastructure and staffing investments and identify alternative therapies.
Feb 7, 2019
The Food and Drug Administration yesterday updated health care providers about a type of lymphoma
Feb 7, 2019
The U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania has entered a consent decree prohibiting Ranier’s Rx Laboratory Inc. from manufacturing or distributing compounded drugs until they comply with the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act and Food and Drug Administration regulations.
Feb 7, 2019
Clinicians can now look up their preliminary eligibility status for the Merit-based Incentive Payment System, one of two payment pathways for clinicians under the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015.
Feb 7, 2019
About 29 percent of adults with health insurance last year were underinsured, with high deductibles and out-of-pocket expenses relative to their income.
Feb 6, 2019
The AHA's Rural Health Care Leadership Conference wrapped up today with a keynote session on the future of health care.