COVID-19: Vaccines and Therapeutics

Jan 20, 2021
The Food and Drug Administration updated its guidance and webpage on COVID-19 convalescent plasma.
Jan 20, 2021
The American Medical Association announced Current Procedural Terminology codes for reporting the single-dose Janssen (Johnson & Johnson) COVID-19 vaccine and its administration on medical claims if the Food and Drug Administration approves the candidate vaccine or authorizes it for emergency use.
Jan 19, 2021
The Department of Health and Human Services announced a $20 million investment in several initiatives that will help increase data sharing between health information exchanges and immunization information systems.
Jan 15, 2021
President-elect Joe Biden named former Food and Drug Administration commissioner David Kessler, M.D., as Chief Science Officer of COVID Response, a role that will assume the responsibilities of the current head of Operation Warp Speed, the Trump administration effort focused on the development and…
Jan 15, 2021
President-elect Biden unveiled plans for a roughly $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package, which includes a number of provisions that affect hospitals and health systems. Biden hopes that Congress will consider the legislation soon after he is inaugurated next week.
Jan 15, 2021
President-elect Biden last night unveiled plans for a roughly $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package, which includes a number of provisions that affect hospitals and health systems. Biden hopes that Congress will consider the legislation soon after he is inaugurated next week.
Jan 14, 2021
The AHA urged President-elect Biden to provide strong federal leadership on the COVID-19 vaccine distribution and administration process, and it pledged to work with the incoming administration in expediting the administration of vaccines throughout the nation.
Jan 13, 2021
The Department of Health and Human Services updated its guidance to hospitals on the reporting of COVID-19-related data.
Jan 12, 2021
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) today updated its guidance to hospitals on the reporting of COVID-19-related data. Specifically, HHS requests that hospitals report data on COVID-19 vaccine administration to health care personnel and patients once per week, starting tomorrow, Jan.…