June 20, 2019
Tufts Medical Center in April 2018 received almost 5,000 scam phone calls in two hours, bringing communications at the hospital to a standstill—and it is not the only health care provider to be hit with such calls.
CMS on Monday proposed a rule intended to streamline Medicare Part D's electronic prior authorization process by circumventing certain HIPAA requirements.
June 17, 2019
The Commonwealth Fund on Wednesday released its 2019 Scorecard on State Health System Performance, which ranks all 50 states on key measures of health.
June 14, 2019
CMS on Wednesday approved Washington's plan to negotiate value-based drug agreements with the makers of hepatitis C treatments under a subscription-like model.
Advocacy groups on Tuesday filed lawsuits against HHS to block a Trump administration rule that will allow health care workers to deny care to patients based on the workers' religious beliefs.
American Health Line rounds up the latest health care news in the states.
June 13, 2019
The United States Preventive Services Task Force on Tuesday for the first time recommended that doctors should offer pre-exposure prophylaxis to healthy people at risk of HIV infection.
When Mary Desin, who served as a nurse at UPMC Hamot Hospital for more than 30 years, was pronounced brain dead last month, over 100 hospital staff lined the hospital halls to honor her decision to be an organ donor.
June 11, 2019
Health care providers are continuously working to find efficient ways to treat some of the United States' most vulnerable populations, and a new study suggests individuals with severe mental health conditions saw overall improvements to their health under a new treatment model called "reverse co-location."
June 10, 2019
More than one million new cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea, trichomoniasis, and syphilis are contracted daily around the globe, according to data released by the World Health Organization on Thursday.
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