Novartis will no longer move forward with its plan to halt discounts for participants of the 340B Drug Discount Program who did not comply with certain requirements, but the company instead plans to restrict sales of discounted drugs to contract pharmacies within 40 miles of a 340B hospital's location, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from California, Maryland, New Jersey, and New York.
Deborah Birx, who is coordinating the White House's coronavirus task force, in an internal report on Monday warned the Trump administration that the United States is entering the "most concerning and most deadly phase" of the coronavirus epidemic. Meanwhile, governors in some states with the highest infection rates have indicated they won't implement new measures to curb the virus's spread.
We can't tell you (yet) how the 2020 election will turn out—but we've identified five possible outcomes, ranging from "the status quo" to a "blue tsunami." Here's what each scenario looks like, and what each would mean for the Affordable Care Act, the Supreme Court, and more.
Medicare recently released data showing the latest payment adjustments to hospitals under the Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program, and a Kaiser Health News analysis shows more than 2,500 hospitals will face penalties for fiscal year 2021. View our map to see how your hospital fared.
Amid the coronavirus pandemic, people have felt increasingly frustrated, worried, and angry, according to recent research—emotions that can negatively affect our health. But writing for Harvard Business Review, Christine Porath and Mike Porath offer six tips on how you can thrive—even if everything around you feels negative.
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