The Supreme Court on Tuesday heard oral arguments in a lawsuit seeking to strike down the Affordable Care Act as unconstitutional, and comments from some Republican-appointed justices during the arguments suggested the Court may be likely to largely uphold the law, observers say.
CDC on Tuesday released new evidence showing that wearing face masks or coverings protects not only other people against the novel coronavirus, but also those wearing the masks. The update came as the United States reported records of nearly 140,000 new cases of the novel coronavirus in a single day and more than 60,000 Americans hospitalized for Covid-19.
To recoup some of the financial losses that have come in the wake of the Covid-19 epidemic, some providers—especially dentists and assisted living facilities—have been charging Covid-19-related fees, which are often not covered by insurance, Sarah Kliff and Jessica Silver-Greenberg report for the New York Times' "The Upshot."
As new coronavirus infection and hospitalization rates surge across the country, hospitals are experiencing serious nursing shortages—and deploying creative strategies to attract and retain nursing staff amid the epidemic. Advisory Board's Lauren Rewers details three ways to mitigate Covid-19's impact on the nursing workforce.
Early data showing Pfizer's coronavirus vaccine candidate is more than 90% effective turned a lot of heads this week, but experts say the drugmaker faces a number of obstacles in getting its vaccine to the public.
CMS recently released details on MACRA's Quality Payment Program participation and performance for 2019. Advisory Board's Julia Connell and Joseph Leonard explain what the results mean for 2021 Medicare Part B reimbursements—and how Covid-19 impacted payment adjustments.
President Trump may be nearing the end of his term, but there are some health care policies his administration could change before leaving office. Here are six health care moves the Trump administration could make before Trump's term as president ends, according to Modern Healthcare's Michael Brady.
Andrew Bindman, a board-certified general internist, will serve as Kaiser Permanente's next EVP and CMO, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from Arizona, California, the District of Columbia, and Texas.