March 29, 2017
The proposed budget cuts, which were distributed to Congress, are meant to serve as a list of "options" for GOP lawmakers to consider as they work on legislation to continue funding the federal government through for the current fiscal year.
A new analysis by WalletHub shows Iowa is the best state in the country to practice medicine and New York is the worst.
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) says he will seek President Trump's help to advance the measure, adding that he hopes to gain bipartisan support for the initiative.
Recent remarks from Senate and White House officials suggest they would halt Affordable Care Act repeal efforts for now, but House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) and President Trump are suggesting there might be a path forward.
HHS' Office of the Inspector General is reviewing "the timeline, decision-making process, and factors considered by HHS" when issuing a directive that scaled-back advertising and outreach efforts regarding the Affordable Care Act's latest open enrollment period.
A drug-resistant strain of tuberculosis could have caused a public health emergency in Georgia's Fulton County, but a multimillion-dollar screening and treatment effort is curbing the disease's spread.
Ali Raja, vice chair of the department of emergency medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital, says, "Ten years from now, tele-emergency medicine will be the standard around the country."
March 28, 2017
In the coming weeks and months, the Trump administration will need to decide whether it will work to improve the Affordable Care Act or, as President Trump suggested, let it flounder.
Benjamin Sommers of the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health says the American Health Care Act's failure has removed the "imminent threat of repeal" for the Affordable Care Act, so states might be more likely to seek to expand Medicaid under the law.
The White House says it will assemble a 'SWAT team' of top business leaders, reportedly including Apple CEO Tim Cook and Microsoft founder Bill Gates, to tackle national problems—including the opioid misuse epidemic and challenges with Veterans Affairs' health system.
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