Los Alamos County, New Mexico, is the healthiest community in the United States, according to U.S. News & World Report's 2021 Healthiest Communities Rankings, which ranks counties and county equivalents on 10 health-related criteria. Find out if your community made the list.
CMS on Thursday released an interim final rule as part of the No Surprises Act which will effectively ban surprise medical billing for emergency services, as well as out-of-network cost-sharing for both emergency and non-emergency services. Advisory Board’s Heather Bell breaks down the questions the interim rule does (and doesn't) answer.
As more teenagers seek Covid-19 vaccinations—with or without parental approval—states are reexamining their medical consent laws for children under 18, Jan Hoffman writes for the New York Times. Here's how some teenagers are navigating an uncertain legal landscape.
CureVac's coronavirus vaccine shows only a 48% efficacy rate in a clinical trial, Moderna announces evidence suggesting its vaccine "should remain protective against newly detected variants," and more in this week's roundup of Covid-19 news.
HHS' Office of the Inspector General recommended that CMS add cybersecurity requirements to its hospital guidelines in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from the District of Columbia, North Carolina, and Tennessee.