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Jan 19, 2018
The Medicare program would continue largely without disruption during a short-term lapse in appropriations if Congress fails to continue funding the federal government before the current funding expires tonight.
Jan 19, 2018
The House of Representatives voted 230-197 last night to approve a continuing resolution that would fund the federal government through Feb. 16 and the Children’s Health Insurance Program for six years.
Jan 19, 2018
Senate Finance Committee Ranking Member Ron Wyden (D-OR) and 28 other Senate Democrats yesterday urged Acting Health and Human Services Secretary Eric Hargan to reject Section 1115 Medicaid demonstration waivers that would “obstruct access to health care in violation of statutory limits and longstanding congressional intent.”
Jan 19, 2018
The Food and Drug Administration yesterday issued a plan and related guidance outlining how it will implement certain aspects of the Drug Quality and Security Act relevant to drug compounding outsourcing facilities and compounding pharmacies.
Jan 19, 2018
The app helps first responders recognize signs and symptoms associated with eight potential bioterrorism agents, and more.
Jan 18, 2018
The National Fire Protection Association is accepting comments through Feb. 23 on a provisional preparedness and response standard for active shooter and other hostile events.
Jan 18, 2018
More than 20,000 clinicians will receive between 6.6% and 19.9% more on their Medicare physician fee schedule payments in 2018.
Jan 18, 2018
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services yesterday announced additional special enrollment periods for Medicare and the federally-facilitated health insurance exchange for eligible individuals affected by the 2017 hurricanes in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
Jan 18, 2018
Elliott C Roberts, a national advocate for advancing equity and diversity in health care and one of the nation’s leading urban hospital executives, died Jan. 15. He was 90.
Jan 18, 2018
A Colorado man who was saved by nurses last year when running the Key West Half Marathon in Florida ran part of the same race in mid-January alongside one of his rescuers.