The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals this week upheld the Trump administration's final rule that prohibits clinics that receive federal funding through the Title X program from referring women to abortion providers, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from the District of Columbia, Minnesota, and Ohio.
Colorado Gov. Jared Polis (D) on Monday released an updated proposal to implement a state public option health plan that would set base reimbursement rates for hospitals at 155% of Medicare payment rates.
Trump administration officials on Tuesday said Americans should prepare for the number of cases of the new coronavirus to increase in the United States—and for the virus to spread locally—as cases of the virus have started spiking in countries across the globe.
In 2015, Kim Kardashian ran afoul of FDA's drug marketing rules and put a spotlight on the role so-called social media influencers play in consumers' prescription drug buying habits—and nearly five years later, FDA is launching new studies to examine influencers' impact.
Patients are almost always instructed to put on a one-size-fits-all, open-back gown when they're in the hospital, but in many cases, the gown doesn't afford any benefits and can strip patients of dignity, raising questions about whether it's truly necessary, Ersilia DeFilippis, a physician, writes for the New York Times.
When Osmel Martinez Azcue started experiencing flu-like symptoms after coming home from China last month, he sought medical attention to see if he might have the novel coronavirus—but his limited health insurance plan may leave him on the hook for thousands of dollars, Ben Conarck reports for the Miami Herald.
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