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July 18, 2018
By Leo Pusateri
You may be hearing a lot more about Biosimilars, nearly identical copies or “generic” versions of biologic drugs, as their market is expected to surge, reaching a global market share of close to $24 billion by 2023
July 13, 2018
By Sarah Lee
President Donald Trump signed federal Right to Try legislation on Wednesday, May 30 at the White House. Now the seriously ill or terminal can apply to use experimental treatments that have passed the safety phase of the FDA approval process.
July 13, 2018
By Kenneth Artz
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services issued four new guidelines, that go into effect in April, that protect millions of families from paying penalties for not having insurance.
June 19, 2018
By Sarah Lee
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey signed a new dental therapy law that allows midlevel dental practitioners to provide preventative and restorative dental care to patients in the state.
June 19, 2018
By Leo Pusateri
Medicaid has become the nation's largest health insurance program, and states like Pennsylvania are considering adding work requirements as part of legislation intended to scale back the cost and size of entitlement programs.
June 13, 2018
By Ashley Bateman
A proposed law in Massachusetts would license dental therapists in the state who would provide oral health care services such as cleanings and some nonsurgical care under the supervision of a licensed dentist, particularly to low-income residents.
June 13, 2018
By Jeff Reynolds
PureHealth Functional Family Medicine in Indidana provides services through the direct primary care model, meaning patients bypass insurance middlemen and help set the stage for a future of lower health care costs.
June 7, 2018
By Ashley Bateman
Residents of rural Illinois may have more telemedicine options in their future thanks to a task force established by Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner that will discuss expanding virtual care, or telemedicine.
June 7, 2018
By Madeline Fry
New sunscreen products with innovative cancer-blocking ingredients that could help prevent harmful UV exposure remain stuck in the FDA approval process.
June 7, 2018
By Joshua Paladino
The New Hampshire House of Representatives voted down a bill that would have rolled back the state’s Medicaid expansion.