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.
October 5, 2018
American Health Line rounds up the latest health care news in the states.
October 4, 2018
The 660-page legislative package seeks to address the opioid epidemic through a variety of public health initiatives to expand access to treatments for opioid use disorders, promote the development of alternative treatments for pain, and prevent the entry of illicit drugs into the United States.
September 27, 2018
The $855.1 billion minibus fiscal year (FY) 2019 spending bill includes about $866 billion in mandatory funding for programs such as Medicare and Medicaid and $90.5 billion in discretionary funding for HHS, a $2.3 billion increase over FY 2018.
September 26, 2018
According to House aides, House leaders hope to pass a 660-page bill to address the opioid epidemic as soon as Thursday, with the Senate taking up the bill shortly thereafter in hopes of sending it to President Trump by the end of this week.
September 18, 2018
House and Senate negotiators now must reconcile each chamber's legislative package, meaning they will need to tackle differences on inpatient substance misuse Medicaid coverage, privacy restrictions, and more.
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