Glassdoor on Wednesday released its annual Employees' Choice Awards for the best workplaces in 2020, and 21 health care and health care-adjacent organizations were recognized—including 16 Advisory Board members.
The House on Thursday voted 230-291 to pass House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's bill intended to lower prescription drug prices in the United States, and voted 201-223 to reject a bill introduced by House Republicans that was intended to serve as an alternative to Pelosi's measure.
Sleep apnea affects millions of Americans, but for many, proper diagnosis and treatment are out of reach, Austin Frakt and Aaron Carroll write for the New York Times' "The Upshot." Frakt and Carroll discuss their own experiences with the condition and explain how more Americans can access "treatment that makes a world of difference."
The House Ways and Means Committee on Wednesday announced new legislation, which is still being finalized, to address so-called "surprise" medical bills—just days after a Senate committee and different House committee announced their own bipartisan plan to address surprise bills, likely setting up Congress to resolve the issue in 2020.
CMS on Thursday approved two separate Medicaid waiver requests from South Carolina, a state where officials have not expanded Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act, to impose work requirements on certain Medicaid beneficiaries and change eligibility limits for adults with minor children.