Ten Years Out, Electronic Health Records Raise Ire
Electronic Health Records (EHRs) were once touted as an easily transferrable, cost-effective way to record patient care, but more than a decade after their introduction, they are a subject of heated debate.
Physicians Still Waiting for Flexibility in Prescribing to Suicidal Patients
After publicly calling attention to the problem eight years, physicians say there has been little to no change in the way insurance companies cover prescription medications for suicidal patients considered in danger of a drug overdose.
Health and Human Services (HHS) Deputy Director Eric Hargan says his agency is trying to eliminate regulatory barriers to health care in a way that would improve delivery and maintain “safeguards to patients.”
The College Fix, a news website, contacted “multiple public universities in states where campus carry is legal,” and none of those responding reported any increase in gun violence since adopting policies allowing campus carry.
In the midst of a national health-care debate over surprise billing, Medicare-for-All, the public option, and drug price transparency, a new front has been opened on Capitol Hill: expansion of health savings accounts (HSAs).
The U.S. Supreme Court limited the scope of protection under existing law to employees who report wrongdoing directly to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) or the Commodities Futures Trading Commission (CFTC).
Trump is exactly right that problems trace to preposterous government regulations designed to save water that actually end up using more, and not dealing with the real problem which has nothing to do with domestic water use.
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer ordered the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) to issue emergency rules banning online and retail sales of flavored e-cigarettes, in response to reports of an increase in vaping-related lung diseases.
Under fire from consumers, privacy experts, and regulators, Google is defending its data-sharing partnership with insurer Ascension Health, saying it will treat private patient data “with the respect that it deserves.”
Wyoming, a state with expansive plains and a sparse population, is working on a plan through the Section 1115 waiver process to have the federal government cover air ambulance transportation through Medicaid for all state residents, regardless of income.
In response to public outcry over “surprise medical bills,” Congress is considering the Lower Health Care Costs Act, reported out of the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health and the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee
Reaffirming her earlier ruling against the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) site-neutral pay policy, U.S. District Judge Rosemary Collyer on October 21 rejected CMS’s request that it be allowed to develop its own remedy.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced new rules that could make it easier for physicians to provide and coordinate patient care, particularly for those in value-based payment models which base reimbursement on outcomes.
A group of parents filed a lawsuit in federal court against the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS), pediatricians, and several hospitals after their newborn babies were seized for hours when the parents declined vitamin K shots
A group of parents in Maine collected enough signatures to let voters decide whether to keep or repeal L.D. 798, the state’s recently enacted vaccine law eliminating religious and philosophical exemptions for most public-school students.
Long hours, a bureaucratic morass, and the constant threat of medical malpractice lawsuits are taking an increasingly alarming toll on the nation’s doctors, nurses, and other medical professionals and putting patients at risk,
Employees of Yale University filed a class action lawsuit claiming the institution’s incentive for participation in wellness programs violates the federal Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA).
Candidates for the Democrat Party presidential nomination who have been defending the costs of their health care proposals are facing big doubts among their potential voters about their plans for a single-payer, Medicare for All system.