A draft executive order that surfaced last week would direct IRS to change its rules to require high-deductible health plans to cover care for chronic conditions before enrollees meet their deductible requirements.
Individuals affected by the deadly meningitis outbreak, which was linked to tainted steroids produced by the now-closed New England Compounding Center, say they are disappointed with the amount of time to which Barry Cadden, the pharmacy's co-owner and head pharmacist, was sentenced to serve.
Evidence supporting three key strategies aimed at staving off cognitive decline are "encouraging," but insufficient to support a "public health campaign encouraging their adoption" as ways to keep the brain healthy, according to the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.
Regional One Health implemented a violence-intervention program to reduce the percentage of young trauma patients who required rehospitalization—and the program is seeing dramatic results, AHA News reports.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) is reportedly aiming to reach a GOP health care deal by Friday—and can only afford to have two members of his own party opposed. Here’s what you need to know about the state of play.
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