December 7, 2017
Despite FDA's opposition, dozens of municipalities are offering a unique drug benefit that allows employees to purchase medication from Canada and other foreign countries, where drug prices are up to 80% lower than in the United States
December 6, 2017
A new case study raises the question of whether physicians should consider "do not resuscitate" tattoos on patients as legally binding requests absent identification or guidance from next of kin.
December 5, 2017
USA Today finds that, in one instance, Veterans Affairs (VA) hired a neurosurgeon whose license had previously been suspended by a state licensing board even though federal law prohibits VA from doing so.
December 1, 2017
Industry experts say the United States' health care system wastes more than $700 billion annually, but there is no easy way to fix the problem.
American Health Line rounds up the latest health care news in the states.
November 30, 2017
The lawsuit alleges that 62 Indiana-based hospitals falsified compliance data under the federal government's meaningful use program and, as a result, defrauded the government of more than $300 million in incentive payments.
November 29, 2017
The Supreme Court is considering a case challenging the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office's inter partes review process, which has support from generic drugmakers and health insurers but is opposed by major drug and technology companies.
November 28, 2017
Genentech in a lawsuit claims that Pfizer's proposed biosimilar of Herceptin, known as PF-05280014, infringes on 40 of Genentech's patents for Herceptin.
November 27, 2017
The court-ordered advertisements feature statements that highlight the dangers of smoking, but some experts are questioning whether the ads will be effective.
A newly issued preliminary injunction blocks a presidential memorandum's directive to stop the federal government from funding sex reassignment surgery for transgender servicemembers.
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