November 4, 2019
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), who is seeking the 2020 Democratic nomination for president, on Friday unveiled how she would pay for a so-called "Medicare-for-All" plan without raising taxes on middle-income U.S. residents.
The uninsured rate among U.S. children rose for the second year in a row in 2018 due to children losing Medicaid and CHIP coverage, according to new analyses from the New York Times' "The Upshot" and Georgetown University's Center for Children and Families.
The "sexy nurse" costume is one of the most popular Halloween costumes of all time, but real-life registered nurses warn that the costume perpetuates stereotypes about the profession and can contribute to workplace harassment.
November 1, 2019
CMS on Thursday finalized two separate rules that will increase Medicare payments for home health agencies and end-stage renal disease care.
The Trump administration this week launched FindTreatment.gov, a website to help connect people with treatment options for substance use disorders.
UPMC in a partnership with Beijing-based Wanda Group this week broke ground on one of five private hospitals that the health system will open in China, marking the beginning of what UPMC CEO Jeffrey Romoff said will be "the largest presence of American-style medicine outside the United States."
October 31, 2019
TIME recently rounded up 12 innovations that will transform "medicine at a remarkable pace" over the next decade, including drone-delivered medical supplies and a stem-cell cure for diabetes.
U.S. drug shortages are increasing and causing hospitals to ration lifesaving treatments, according to an FDA report released Tuesday, and the agency has three main recommendations to address the issue.
CMS on Tuesday announced that over 1,500 hospitals will receive bonuses in fiscal year 2020 under Medicare's Value-based Purchasing program.
The House on Monday voted unanimously to approve two bills that would increase transparency of the discounts drugmakers offer pharmacy benefit managers.
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