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September 3, 2019
By AnneMarie Schieber
“The goal should not be maintaining an exceedingly expensive—in time and money—status quo, clinical trial process.”
August 30, 2019
Editor’s Note: Direct primary care (DPC) has proven to be a viable, quality-based solution to soaring health care costs, but government policies stand in the way of the growth of this option.
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August 30, 2019
By Bonner R. Cohen
A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit is deciding the constitutionality of the 2010 Affordable Care Act (ACA) after hearing 90 minutes of arguments in a packed courtroom in New Orleans.
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August 29, 2019
By Ashley Bateman
The number of physicians using telemedicine has grown by 20 percent over the last three years, with 15 percent of physicians currently engaged in telehealth, reports a first-of-its-kind analysis of providers’ interest in telehealth.
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August 29, 2019
By Bonner R. Cohen
Legislative efforts to address surprise billing can put patients into an even deeper hole financially while limiting their choices of treatment providers, concludes a new study by The Heritage Foundation.
August 28, 2019
By Bonner R. Cohen
In an effort to transform its financially troubled Medicaid program, the state of Alaska has implemented “emergency regulations” to cut Medicaid reimbursement rates and is working
August 27, 2019
By AnneMarie Schieber
Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) has reintroduced a bill that would require the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to review within 30 days all drugs, biological products, or medical devices already authorized for use in trusted countries.
August 23, 2019
By Jake Grant
An audit by the Tennessee Office of Inspector General found 16 people living in Georgia received coverage under TennCare, the state’s Medicaid program, and are now under investigation.
August 23, 2019
By AnneMarie Schieber
The FDA has not approved a new therapy for Alzheimer’s disease in 15 years, according to a June 20, 2018 report in Healio Family Medicine.
August 22, 2019
By Ashley Bateman, Ashley Herzog
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) have rolled out new resources to help states navigate the process of obtaining State Relief and Empowerment Waivers, also known as Section 1332 waivers, under the Affordable Care Act (ACA).