November 14, 2018
CMS under a new waiver will allow states to use federal funding to pay for up to 30 days of treatment for Medicaid beneficiaries being treated at institutions of mental disease primarily for a mental health condition.
November 12, 2018
Prescription drug costs, the Affordable Care Act, and "Medicare-for-All" are among the key policy issues leaders of the 116th Congress likely will address.
November 7, 2018
Massachusetts voters rejected a controversial measure that would have allowed the state to set patient limits for nurses and voters, but three states voted to expand Medicaid. Explore these and other key initiatives on our interactive map.
November 5, 2018
FDA’s decision to approve a fast-acting, highly potent opioid tablet to serve as an alternative to IV painkillers typically used in hospitals is drawing concerns from some experts who say the drug could intensify the opioid misuse epidemic.
October 30, 2018
Cleveland Clinic's annual list of the top 10 medical innovations that it predicts will "transform health care in 2019" includes advances in 3-D printing, artificial intelligence, and immunotherapies.
October 29, 2018
Four former surgeons general recently sat down at the New York Academy of Medicine to discuss the political opposition they faced when advocating for science-based policies—highlighting the political pressures that health officials face when giving medical advice.
October 26, 2018
October 25, 2018
The Trump administration this week announced new efforts to combat the U.S. opioid epidemic, as President Trump signed into law a sweeping, bipartisan bill to address opioid misuse.
October 19, 2018
Time's inaugural Health Care 50 list recognizes the industry's most influential movers and shakers—including FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb and other policymakers.
October 11, 2018
Highland Hospital in Northern California provides opioid withdrawal treatment on the spot to patients in its emergency department.
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