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Apr 12, 2018
Also in this week’s roundup: New research shows millennials are more apt to use non-traditional ways to engage with the health care system, and large study offers more evidence of a link between traumatic brain injuries and dementia later in life.
Apr 11, 2018
The Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee today held a hearing on a discussion draft of bipartisan legislation to address the opioid crisis, which the committee will mark up on April 24.
Apr 11, 2018
House Ways and Means Committee leaders today released a white paper summarizing stakeholder recommendations for Medicare-related legislation to address the opioid crisis, which the committee plans to use to develop and advance bipartisan policies.
Apr 11, 2018
President Trump yesterday issued an executive order directing the Department of Health and Human Services and other federal agencies to review their public assistance programs to determine whether enforcement of a work requirement would be consistent with federal law and certain “principles of economic mobility.”
Apr 11, 2018
A new report from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ Office of Minority Health looks at racial, ethnic and gender differences on 27 clinical quality and eight patient experience measures for beneficiaries with Medicare Advantage health and drug plans in 2015-2016.
Apr 11, 2018
The California Hospital Association strongly urged the state legislature yesterday to reject a bill that would cut payments to hospitals, doctors and other providers through a unilateral rate-setting government commission.
Apr 11, 2018
Also in this roundup: AONE honors members for outstanding leadership practice and nurse leaders named to new positions at hospitals and health systems.
Apr 11, 2018
New CEOs for Kearney Regional Medical Center and UP Health System – Portage and other hospital and health system leadership changes.
Apr 10, 2018
More than 50 organizations, including hospitals, are participating in an exercise today through Thursday to test the nation’s ability to move patients with highly infectious diseases to regional treatment facilities, the Department of Health and Human Services announced today.
Apr 10, 2018
Qualified opioid treatment programs, practitioners and health centers can apply through June 4 for up to $200,000 a year for five years to expand access to Food and Drug Administration-approved opioid overdose treatments, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration announced yesterday.