October 19, 2017
Nearly 20 attorneys generals in the motion say a temporary restraining order "is necessary by 4:00 p.m. on Oct. 19, 2017, to prevent immediate and irreparable harm to the … [s]tates and the millions of Americans who benefit from affordable health care coverage under the [Affordable Care Act]."
October 18, 2017
The ruling opens up the possibility that drugmakers could create generic versions of Allergan's best-selling eye drug Restasis, but Allergan says it will appeal the decision.
October 17, 2017
The Department of Justice's (DOJ) decision to drop the lawsuit comes after a federal judge earlier this month dismissed the suit, ruling DOJ's allegations were too vague for the case to move forward.
October 16, 2017
In response to the Trump administration's decision to halt the Affordable Care Act's cost-sharing reduction payments to insurers, 19 attorneys general file a multistate lawsuit defending the payments.
CMS says said it suspending the Florida nursing home from Medicare because a state survey on Sept. 22 found the facility's conditions presented "immediate jeopardy" to residents' health and safety.
October 13, 2017
Some observers say it is unclear if the Trump administration's decision to halt the Affordable Care Act's cost-sharing reduction payments will cause more insurers to exit the exchanges, since leaving would require extensive negotiations between insurers and state regulators.
October 12, 2017
The Supreme Court is still considering another case concerning provisions of President Trump's March executive order that suspended refugee entry from all countries for 120 days.
October 11, 2017
Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson (D) says the Trump administration's interim final rules, which expand exemptions available to employers under the Affordable Care Act's contraceptive coverage rules, violate the Constitution and portions of the federal Civil Rights Act.
October 10, 2017
Matt Curley, a partner at the law firm Bass Berry & Sims, says, "The district court's decision obviously is a significant setback for the Department of Justice," which joined the whistleblower lawsuit against UnitedHealth Group.
Health care industry stakeholders are launching new initiatives aimed at addressing medical misdiagnoses, which are a leading cause of medical malpractice suits in the United States.
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