Chris Traylor, CMS' deputy administrator and director of the agency's Center for Medicaid and CHIP, on Friday announced he is stepping down from his role at the end of May, making him the fourth individual to leave the position in the past 18 months.
Amazon in June 2018 announced that it was purchasing PillPack, a mail-order pharmaceutical supplier, but many questions remain about how Amazon will utilize PillPack going forward.
It is well known that the United States outspends other nations on health care (often without better outcomes), but the "best evidence" shows health care "is still very valuable, even at U.S. prices," according to Austin Frakt, a health care economist.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) and Sen. Tim Kaine (D-Va.) on Monday introduced a bill to increase from 18 to 21 the minimum age at which U.S. residents can purchase tobacco products, including e-cigarettes.
Weight loss management can be frustrating for both patients and clinicians—but a recent study reveals concrete ways that providers can improve their patients' odds of success.