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The chemicals in your sunscreen are seeping into your blood. Is that unsafe?

May 8, 2019


FDA in a study published this week found that a number of the active ingredients found in popular sunscreens are absorbed into the bloodstream at levels higher than the agency recommends, prompting FDA to request further research on the safety of sunscreens.

Is the federal government overpaying MA plans? Yes, a new study suggests.

May 8, 2019


CMS could be overpaying Medicare Advantage (MA) plans by billions of dollars because of how it calculates MA payment rates, according to Kaiser Family Foundation analysis released Tuesday.

Association health plans can continue operating despite court ruling, Trump admin says

May 8, 2019


The Trump administration last week told existing association health plans that they can continue operating, even though a federal court recently struck down parts of a federal rule that expanded the plans.

What Vermont learned when it tried (and failed) to launch a single-payer health system

May 7, 2019


Vermont about five years ago attempted to launch the United States' first single-payer health care system, but state officials struggled to turn their proposal into reality—offering key lessons for Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and other lawmakers pushing for single-payer health care.

CMS finalizes rule to stop states from diverting Medicaid payments to third parties

May 7, 2019


CMS on Thursday finalized a rule that intends to stop states from diverting Medicaid payments to third parties, with certain exceptions.

FDA won't ban breast implants linked with rare cancer—but it might require stricter warnings

May 7, 2019


FDA on Thursday said it will not at this time ban the use of breast implants linked with hundreds of cases of a rare cancer, though the agency said it is considering requiring stricter warnings for breast implants.

Do nurses with substance use disorders need to lose their licenses? New Hampshire is trying a different approach.

May 7, 2019


A law in New Hampshire aims to help nurses with substance use disorders recover and keep their licenses by encouraging them to self-report their conditions.

Will eliminating Rx rebates lower costs? Probably not, CBO says.

May 6, 2019


The United States' total prescription drug costs are not expected to decrease if CMS finalizes a rule designed to prohibit drugmakers from paying rebates to pharmacy benefit managers, according to a Congressional Budget Office report released Thursday.

Tennessee could become first state to ask CMS for Medicaid block grants

May 6, 2019


Tennessee's Legislature on Thursday approved a bill that directs state officials to ask the federal government to distribute the state's federal Medicaid funding in the form of a block grant, and in exchange give the state additional flexibility over how it administers its Medicaid program.

Scammers targeted Moffitt Cancer Center with 6,600+ robocalls—in just 90 days

May 6, 2019


Dave Summitt, chief information security officer at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, last week urged members of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce to take action to stop spam callers that target hospitals and threaten patient safety nationwide.

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