April 19, 2019
The Trump administration will no longer defend in court a rule issued under former President Barack Obama's administration that prohibits health care providers and insurance companies from discriminating against transgender individuals—but the Trump administration is expected to release an updated rule by the end of this month.
American Health Line rounds up the latest health care news in the states.
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 16, 2019
The Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear a case regarding the U.S. Patent Trial and Appeal Board's authority to determine the validity of patents Allergan transferred to the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe.
Members of the Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission on Thursday voted to recommend Congress change statutory language governing Medicaid disproportionate share hospital payments and eliminate a cap on Medicaid drug rebates.
Prosecutors in Tennessee have charged a nurse with reckless homicide and patient abuse for a fatal medical error—but some experts say the "unprecedented" charge could jeopardize patient safety by making hospital staff hesitant to report errors.
April 12, 2019
April 8, 2019
Six states and the District of Columbia on Wednesday filed a lawsuit challenging the United States Department of Agriculture's final rule to undo school-lunch nutrition standards put in place under former President Barrack Obama's administration.
April 5, 2019
After Vox's Sarah Kliff spent a year digging into what she considered "astounding" medical bills, she assembled a six-step playbook for patients who want to reduce, or even eliminate, their bills.
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