CMS Administrator Seema Verma says CMS will withdraw its proposed Medicaid Fiscal Accountability Rule from the agency's regulatory agenda in response to "concerns that have been raised by our state and provider partners about potential unintended consequences of the proposed rule," in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from Maryland, New Jersey, and North Carolina.
The United States reached a somber milestone on Tuesday, reporting more than 200,000 deaths linked to the novel coronavirus in a span of about seven months. Public health experts are urging Americans to take precautions to stave off more fatalities—especially as the country heads into flu season and colder months.
Overall, female physicians' compensation is 32% less than their male counterparts' compensation, according to Medscape's Female Physician Compensation Report released last week. See the gap on our interactive charts.
As America continues to grapple with the coronavirus epidemic, people are taking extra precautions to prevent the virus from spreading—but some are wondering whether they're following the proper "etiquette for coughing and sneezing" in public, Eliza Goren writes for the Washington Post's "Wellness."