August 2, 2019
American Health Line rounds up the latest health care news in the states.
July 29, 2019
July 24, 2019
Major issues at Indian Health Service hospitals have led to unsafe conditions for patients, risky opioid prescribing practices, and information technology vulnerabilities, according to two reports released Monday by HHS' Office of Inspector General.
July 19, 2019
July 17, 2019
CMS on Monday announced a proposal to cover acupuncture for Medicare beneficiaries with chronic low-back pain who are enrolled in NIH-sponsored or CMS-approved clinical trials that are evaluating acupuncture as an alternative treatment to opioids.
July 12, 2019
July 3, 2019
June 28, 2019
Drug-related overdose deaths in the United States appear to have declined by 4.4% to about 69,000 deaths for the 12-month period ending in November 2018, according to provisional data from CDC.
June 21, 2019
FDA on Thursday released draft guidance aimed at strengthening the agency's framework for reviewing new opioid drugs by comparing the safety and effectiveness of proposed products to existing products and assessing whether new products would reduce the risk of opioid misuse.
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