October 19, 2018
American Health Line rounds up the latest health care news in the states.
October 18, 2018
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) says congressional Republicans could again try to repeal the Affordable Care Act if they gain larger majorities in the House and Senate in the upcoming midterm elections.
October 17, 2018
Mary Mayhew, the former commissioner of Maine's Department of Health and Human Services, is CMS' new deputy administrator and director of the Center for Medicaid and CHIP.
October 12, 2018
October 9, 2018
Leon Lederman, who won a Nobel Prize in 1988 and died Wednesday, sold his prize in 2015 for $765,000 to pay for nursing home care—and he is far from alone in turning to unconventional means to pay for health care.
October 5, 2018
The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation announces 25 "genius" grant winners, including four who work in health care or have made contributions to the field.
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.
October 2, 2018
Radiologist Naveed Khan's recent experience with an air ambulance—and a $56,603 ambulance bill— highlights the rising cost of air ambulances and the limitations states face in regulating such costs.
September 28, 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.
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