The premise underlying the executive order signed by President Trump on June 24, 2019, is that if patients were informed about what hospitals and providers are charging for their services, then they would be able to shop around for better deals.
Past coverage expansions were associated with little or no change in society-wide hospital use; increases in groups who gained coverage were offset by reductions among others.
Individuals representing some of the nation’s preeminent medical organizations have called for “reasonable, evidence-based solutions” to reduce injury and death related to firearms.
Findings of this study suggest that most Medicaid beneficiaries who would be included in community engagement programs in Kentucky already meet activity requirements.
Some in the scientific community are concerned about the potential for less medical progress or possible delays of such after the latest policy changes regarding fetal tissue research in the United States.
Americans could import less expensive prescription drugs from Canada under a plan being developed by the Trump administration.
An estimated 20 million people in the United States meet the criteria for substance use disorder.
Tighter rules on opioid painkiller prescriptions for U.S. government employees will be implemented in the fall.
According to the findings of a recent review, the Food and Drug Administration rarely disagrees with recommendations made by its advisory committees.
New Medicaid beneficiaries seeing nurse practitioners, physician assistants
Investigators assessed whether concerns about immigration policy are related to worse mental and physical health among US citizen children of Latino immigrants.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a warning letter to Curalef Inc. of Wakefield, Massachusetts for illegally selling unapproved cannabidiol (CBD) products online with unsubstantiated health claims.
Hospitals with greater financial need are more likely to aggressively pursue debt collection, according to recently published research.
Significant changes in how kidney disease is treated in the United States are outlined in an executive order that was signed by President Donald Trump.
Exposure of U.S. physicians to work-hour reforms during residency training is not associated with post-training differences in patient mortality, readmissions, or costs of care.
Researchers suggest that a large proportion of cardiac catheterization and electrophysiology laboratory directors have notable financial relationships with industry.
2018 temporary order that tightened controls on fentanyl-like drugs expires in February 2020
Patient groups have issued a joint statement today to urge the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals to prioritize patient protections as it presides over arguments in the case Texas v United States.
The Mayo Clinic has instituted a Patient and Visitor Conduct Policy that balances the dual needs of providing optimal patient care while maintaining a supportive, respectful workplace for staff.
The aim of the TIME’S UP healthcare organization is to create a safe workplace environment with more equality and inclusivity for all healthcare work positions.