August 27, 2019
Florida's Agency for Health Care Administration on Wednesday submitted a concept paper to HHS outlining the state's proposal for importing drugs from Canada.
President Trump on Wednesday said he had directed Veterans Affairs to purchase a large amount of Johnson & Johnson's ketamine-based antidepressant, which FDA has mandated must be sold with a so-called "black box" warning, in hopes of reducing veteran suicides—but VA in a statement indicated that its policy for covering the drug remained unchanged.
August 26, 2019
Fortune last week released its fifth annual Change the World list, which recognizes for-profit companies that are "doing well by doing good," and 16 health care companies made the list.
Illinois health officials on Friday announced the first death from a severe lung illness that health care providers and officials believe is linked with e-cigarette use and vaping.
Insurers are planning to provide consumers on the Affordable Care Act's exchanges with more health plans options for the 2020 coverage year, and exchange plan premiums are projected to either stay flat or decrease.
At-home DNA tests are revealing cases in which fertility doctors secretly used their own sperm to impregnate patients, leading some states to criminalize so-called "fertility fraud"—and sparking a debate over whether it should be considered a form of sexual assault.
Health care providers have long recommended that patients avoid food and drink in the hours before they undergo anesthesia, and now, with the rising popularity of cannabis, doctors also are telling patients to avoid marijuana before surgery—and to tell their doctors if they use the substance.
Ezekiel Emanuel—a health policy expert, medical ethicist, and doctor who advised former President Barack Obama—in October 2014 wrote an infamous article called "Why I Hope to Die at 75," and now, at age 62, Emanuel shares how he feels today.
Wyoming is preparing a Medicaid waiver request to expand Medicaid coverage for air ambulance rides to all state residents.
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