Today is the last day U.S. residents can sign up for federal exchange plans, and a CMS spokesperson says the agency has "seen an uptick in the volume of consumers on HealthCare.gov and contacting our call center."
The full effects of the Federal Communications Commission's vote to repeal net neutrality rules are not yet known, but several health care industry experts say the repeal could negatively affect medical research and access to telemedicine services.
While an overwhelming majority of nurses say they are glad they became nurses, about one in five say they would opt for a different career if they had to do it over again, according to Medscape's annual Nurse Career Satisfaction Report.
Public health experts say antibiotic-resistant infections could surpass cancer as one of the most deadly medical conditions in the world if researchers do not identify ways to curb them.
Respondents to AMGA's annual survey say they expect nearly 60% of their Medicare revenues will be tied to risk-based contracts in 2019.