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1503 Articles Matching "government"

As Shutdown Drags On, Worries Emerge About Spikes In Obamacare Premiums

Jan 21, 2019 , Forbes
The government shutdown has raised worries some Americans may have a tough time paying their health insurance premiums for individual coverage purchased under the Affordable Care...
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Shorter waits for new patients at VA than in private sector, U.S. study finds

Jan 19, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - In many cases, veterans get a first appointment at VA hospitals quicker than the general public gets first appointments with health care providers, government researchers report....
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Rucker, Siddiqui highlight government data sharing initiatives

Jan 19, 2019 jonah.comstock@mobihealthnews.com (Jonah Comstock), Mobile Health News
Internal data sharing, an exchange framework for HIEs, and support for open APIs are all HHS...
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Financial Challenges Top Hospital Leaders’ Main Concerns From 2018

Jan 19, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Those economic worries were followed by concerns about government mandates and patient safety....
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Big Pharma Less Concerned About Industry Disruption This Year

Jan 19, 2019 , Forbes
Lesser threat seen from Amazon and government action to lower...
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FDA chief: Agency has money for about 5 more weeks of drug approvals

Jan 19, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
FDA commissioner Scott Gottlieb responded to queries about the government shutdown's effect on drug approvals on Twitter. Read More...
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Podcast: KHN’s ‘What The Health?’ Drug Prices Are Rising Again. Is Someone Going To Do Something About It?

Jan 18, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
As drugmakers hike prices, interest to rein them in grows on Capitol Hill. Next week marks the anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the Supreme Court’s abortion decision, and both the House, whose leaders back abortion rights, and the Senate, controlled by abortion foes, are holding statement votes. And the government shutdown is still affecting health programs. Joanne Kenen of Politico, Margot Sanger-Katz of The New York Times and Alice Ollstein of Politico join KHN’s Julie Rovner to discuss these...
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Regulations.gov causes confusion with false notice it was closed

Jan 18, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Regulations.gov, the website used to view and submit comments on federal regulations and rules, will be shut down for at least 24 hours due to technical difficulties. The site's landing page said it was closing due to the government...
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Healthcare groups, hospitals tell president, Congress to end shutdown

Jan 18, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Hundreds of groups including major healthcare industry associations and hospitals sent letters to Congress and President Donald Trump urging an end to the partial government shutdown, citing health consequences of the lapsed...
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Invest in health for global security and growth, Gates urges donors

Jan 18, 2019 , Reuters
Donating billions of dollars to global funds that fight poverty and disease is one of the best investments governments can make to boost security and economic growth, philanthropists Bill and Melinda Gates said on Thursday....
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Patient-matching standards must be improved, government report shows

Jan 17, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Providers, vendors and others told the Government Accountability Office they still struggle with correctly matching patients to their records, which can theoretically put patients in...
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U.S. shutdown taking toll on FDA, USDA inspection roles: experts

Jan 17, 2019 , Reuters
The partial government shutdown is taking a toll on key safety inspection duties performed by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and Department of Agriculture, food safety experts said on Wednesday....
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Insurers say shutdown delays benefit plan design

Jan 16, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The partial government shutdown has stalled a proposed rule outlining plans for the 2020 coverage year for the Affordable Care Act's...
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Are there foods you should avoid during the government shutdown? It depends who you ask

Jan 16, 2019 , CNN Health
Should you be worried about the safety of your food during the government shutdown?...
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New Look For Americans: Bodies Aren’t Getting Much Taller, But They Are Much Heavier

Jan 16, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
New government statistics show both men and women have gained at least 30 pounds since 1960 while their height has remained about the same. Other nutrition news looks at how junk food is targeted to minorities and tips on how not to...
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Here's How the Government Shutdown Could Affect Your Health

Jan 13, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Here's How the Government Shutdown Could Affect Your HealthCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/11/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/11/2019 12:00:00...
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FDA forced to halt inspections during government shutdown

Jan 13, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The partial government shutdown has ground some healthcare activities to a halt, but other key agencies remain...
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The first $0 paychecks emerge, along with outcry to end the government shutdown

Jan 12, 2019 , Healthcare Comm.
Members of the Coast Guard are advised to hold garage sales, and businesses ranging from airports to craft breweries feel the effects of the work stoppage and plead for a...
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Under Ever-Intensifying Scrutiny From Government, Juul Tries To Embrace Public Health Crusader Image

Jan 12, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Juul has launched a new $10 million ad campaign focusing on the pitch that e-cigarettes are helping curb the country's smoking habits. But experts are saying the new image relies on revisionist history....
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Podcast: KHN’s ‘What The Health?’ New Year, New Health Proposals

Jan 11, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Democratic governors and mayors are unveiling new ideas to control costs and expand coverage. The federal government shutdown has spared most health agencies, but not all. And learn the latest on that lawsuit out of Texas, which is threatening the Affordable Care Act once again. Margot Sanger-Katz of The New York Times, Anna Edney of Bloomberg News and Rebecca Adams of CQ Roll Call join KHN’s Julie Rovner to discuss these issues and, for “extra credit,” provide their favorite health...
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