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September 3, 2019
Price Gouging Laws Are Knowledge Embargoes That Should Be Repealed
Category 4 Hurricane Dorian, with winds reaching 140 miles per hour, is creeping toward Florida.
Health Care
September 3, 2019
Lawmakers Call for Federal Right to Try Expansion
“The goal should not be maintaining an exceedingly expensive—in time and money—status quo, clinical trial process.”
Health Care
August 29, 2019
Surprise Billing Laws Could Worsen the Problem, Study Warns
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.
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Health Care
August 28, 2019
Alaska Hit with Lawsuit over Steps to Address Runaway Medicaid Costs
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
Health Care
August 27, 2019
Senate Bill Would Require Review of Drugs, Devices Approved in Other Countries
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.
Health Care
August 23, 2019
RESULT Act Could Clear Way for Alzheimer’s Help, Family Hopes
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.

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Regulation
September 3, 2019
By Art Carden
Category 4 Hurricane Dorian, with winds reaching 140 miles per hour, is creeping toward Florida.
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 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 AnneMarie Schieber
Hospital readmission rates for enrollees in Medicare Advantage (MA) are slightly higher than for those in traditional, fee-for-service Medicare plans, a new study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine reports.
August 22, 2019
By Madeline Peltzer
The Trump administration is rolling out new payment rules and incentives under an executive order to deliver better health care for kidney disease, a condition that afflicts 37 million people in the United States and has limited treatment options.
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).