Under the new arrangement, students who qualify for the debt cap will take out no more than $18,750 per year in student loans to cover tuition as well as housing, food, and books, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from Illinois, New York, and Ohio.
Members of the Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission on Thursday unanimously voted to recommend Congress change statutory language governing Medicaid disproportionate share hospital payments and eliminate a cap on Medicaid drug rebates.
Prosecutors in Tennessee have charged a nurse with reckless homicide and patient abuse for a fatal medical error—but some experts say the "unprecedented" charge could jeopardize patient safety by making hospital staff hesitant to report errors.
When astronaut Scott Kelly returned from a 340-day space expedition in 2016, researchers found that his body underwent some expected and unexpected changes, according to the NASA Twin Study published Thursday in Science. Here's how Scott's body changed—and what the results reveal about sending humans to Mars.
The United States is on pace to see the most reported measles cases since the disease was eliminated from the country in 2000, and vaccine exemptions are on the rise in some states, as some parents have found end runs around laws requiring vaccinations.