Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Mar 26, 2020
Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar asked the nation’s governors to immediately allow health professionals licensed or certified in other states to practice in their state in person or through telemedicine.
Mar 26, 2020
The Senate late last night 96-0 passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (H.R. 748). The bill is the third large-scale congressional effort in response to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. The House is expected to pass the legislation on Friday.
Mar 26, 2020
As more cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) continue to spread throughout the United States, health care leaders are jumping into action to help test patients and treat those affected.
Mar 26, 2020
The Senate 96-0 passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, (CARES/ H.R. 748). This bill is the third large-scale congressional effort in response to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. The legislation reflects a bipartisan agreement between Senate leaders and the Trump…
Mar 25, 2020
Ensuring that health care workers have the personal protective equipment needed to protect themselves so they can treat COVID-19 patients is the top priority, AHA President and CEO Rick Pollack said on Fox and Friends.
Mar 25, 2020
The Food and Drug Administration is investigating whether convalescent plasma from recovered COVID-19 patients contains viable antibodies to treat SARS-CoV-2 in the sickest patients.
Mar 25, 2020
he Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services says it has granted Section 1135 Medicaid waivers to an additional seven states.
Mar 25, 2020
The Department of Labor has released information on common issues employers and employees face when responding to COVID-19.
Mar 25, 2020
National health expenditures are projected to grow an average 5.4% annually during 2019-2028, outpacing average projected growth in gross domestic product by 1.1 percentage points, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ Office of the Actuary reported in Health Affairs.
Mar 25, 2020
The Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights issued guidance on disclosing protected health information about individuals who have been infected with or exposed to COVID-19.