April 26, 2019
American Health Line rounds up the latest health care news in the states.
April 25, 2019
FDA on Friday announced that it has approved the first generic naloxone nasal spray, which can reverse the effects of an opioid drug-related overdose, that is intended for use in a community setting by people with no medical training.
April 24, 2019
CMS on Tuesday issued its Inpatient Prospective Payment System proposed rule for fiscal year 2020, which would address payment disparities for rural and urban health facilities and increase add-on payments for emerging technology and therapies.
The Department of Justice on Tuesday announced that federal prosecutors for the first time have filed criminal charges against a drug distributor and two of its former executives over their alleged involvement in fueling the U.S. opioid epidemic.
April 22, 2019
NIH on Thursday announced a $353 million research project aimed at reducing opioid-related overdose deaths by 40% over the next three years in four states hit hard by the opioid epidemic.
April 18, 2019
The Department of Justice on Wednesday announced federal prosecutors are charging 60 health care providers for their alleged involvement in illegally distributing millions of pain pills.
April 4, 2019
Psychiatric patients are making up a growing share of emergency department (ED) patients, so hospitals are opening specialized psychiatric ED units—and early research suggests the facilities are benefitting hospitals and patients.
April 3, 2019
The United States ranked as the 19th happiest country in the world on the United Nations' latest "World Happiness Report," the lowest ranking the United States has had since they launched in 2012.
April 2, 2019
CMS on Monday finalized payment and policy changes for Medicare Advantage and Medicare Part D plans for the 2020 coverage year.
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