Amazon has said it will use its pharmacy licenses in Tennessee and Indiana to sell medical devices and supplies, according to correspondence between the company and state officials, Christina Farr writes for CNBC.
Because the House's tax reform proposal would significantly increase the federal deficit, it could trigger automatic cuts under a "pay-as-you-go" law that ultimately could reduce Medicare spending by $25 billion next year, the Congressional Budget Office says.
The drug, Otsuka Pharmaceutical's Abilify MyCite, includes a sensor manufactured by Proteus Digital Health that sends information about the dosage amount and time of ingestion to a smartphone application that can be viewed by patients and shared with providers and caregivers for certain mental health conditions.
The average employee receives 88 work emails per day, making it difficult for staff to spot which information is truly important. Advisory Board's Kate Vonderhaar shares one key tactic to help leaders use email wisely.
The case challenges a 2015 California law that requires crisis pregnancy centers, which typically counsel women against abortion, to post information about publicly funded abortion and contraceptive options, regardless of whether the centers disagree with abortion or contraceptives on religious grounds.
Senate Finance Committee Chair Sen. Orrin Hatch revealed a modified tax reform bill that would eliminate the Affordable Care Act's individual mandate—leading a coalition of physician, insurer, and provider groups to warn the move could "destabiliz[e]" the exchange market.