CMS recently updated its hospital quality star ratings, with more than 400 hospitals receiving five-star ratings—and nearly 200 receiving only one star. Find out how your hospital fared on our interactive map.
The White House on Wednesday announced that President Joe Biden intends to sign an executive order aimed at helping women who travel across state lines to receive abortions, a move that comes as the Department of Justice on Tuesday filed a lawsuit against Idaho's near-total abortion ban.
As monkeypox continues to spread worldwide, health officials have recommended high-risk individuals get vaccinated as soon as possible—but research is limited on just how effectively the available vaccines prevent infection, Randy Dotinga writes for MedPage Today.
Writing for the New York Times, Daniela Lamas, a physician at Brigham and Women's Hospital, explains how doctors and loved ones "navigate death" in cases where "it becomes clear that the life that we can offer is not one that would be acceptable to the patient."
Despite an increase in patient volume and revenue, hospitals, health systems, and physician practices continue to struggle financially amid rising costs, according to data from Kaufman Hall's National Hospital Flash Report and Physician Flash Report.
CMS announced that the basic monthly premium for standard Medicare Part D coverage will fall in 2023, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from Maryland, North Carolina, and Pennsylvania.
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