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May 18, 2018
The House Energy and Commerce Committee yesterday approved 32 bills to address the opioid crisis, including 12 AHA-supported bills.
May 18, 2018
Medicare D prescription drug plan should not prevent pharmacies from telling customers when they could pay less for a drug by paying cash, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services told plan sponsors yesterday.
May 18, 2018
House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) yesterday discussed a potential compromise on the Creating and Restoring Equal Access to Equivalent Samples Act (S. 974/H.R. 2212), as part of congressional action to address high drug prices.
May 18, 2018
The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo has spread from a remote area to a city of 1.2 million, the World Health Organization reported yesterday, after one case was confirmed in the city of Mbandaka.
May 18, 2018
An issue brief released this week by The Trust for America’s Health and Well Being Trust highlights actions that the health care system – including hospitals and health systems – can take to help address issues like drug overdoses, alcohol-related deaths and suicides.
May 18, 2018
A Teachable Moment – a feature-length documentary that shares stories from four stroke survivors, as well as insights from experts that outline tangible measures to reduce risk factors for the neurological disorder – premiered last night.
May 18, 2018
U.S. births declined for the third year in a row in 2017 to 3.85 million, the fewest in 30 years, according to a new report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
May 17, 2018
The House of Representatives last night voted 347-70 to approve bipartisan legislation to streamline and consolidate the Department of Veterans Affairs’ community care programs into a permanent Veterans Community Care Program.
May 17, 2018
The Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government today held a hearing on the Federal Communications Commission’s and Federal Trade Commission’s budget request for fiscal year 2019.
May 17, 2018
The Physician-Focused Payment Model Technical Advisory Committee recently submitted four recommendations to the Department of Health and Human Services, including a