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House Votes to Let Vets Seek More Care Outside VA

May 20, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: House Votes to Let Vets Seek More Care Outside VACategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/18/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/18/2018 12:00:00...
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Most Americans Think The Opioid Epidemic Is A Problem — Just Not One That’s In Their Backyard

May 19, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Less than a quarter of the people surveyed feel it's an emergency in their community, U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams said. In other news on the crisis: the FDA criticizes a big data provider over a mistake concerning the amount of fentanyl prescribed over the past year; Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) wants information on steps a drugmaker has taken to mitigate the opioid epidemic; a House panel advances a package of bills dealing with the epidemic; and more....
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Federal appeals court greenlights CSR lawsuit settlement

May 17, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The federal appeals court approved a settlement between the House of Representatives' Republicans and the Trump administration, ending a lawsuit over cost-sharing reduction payments for the Obamacare...
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Medicaid payment for opioid treatment embroiled in politics over loosening restrictions

May 17, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
As House lawmakers try to loosen a controversial limit on residential treatment for opioid addicts, Medicaid reimbursement issues are getting wrapped into the bigger fight over how much Congress should chip away at the longtime...
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Melania Trump Hospitalized After Kidney Surgery

May 16, 2018 , WebMD
Trump’s surgery marked the first time a first lady had a serious medical procedure while in the White House since Nancy Reagan had a mastectomy in October...
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Trump Lays Out Drug Plan, Calling for More Competition, Less 'Global Freeloading'

May 15, 2018 , RxList
President Donald J. Trump outlined broad steps his administration plans to take to make drugs more affordable in the United States but stopped short of calling for direct Medicare negotiations on the price of medicines in a speech at the White House...
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White House hosts summit, looks to AI for R&D, innovation

May 13, 2018 laura.lovett@himssmedia.com (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
AI has been the buzz word this year across multiple industries and now top government officials are starting to take notice. Yesterday the White House hosted a summit on Artificial Intelligence for American Industry, where it announced a new AI task force. Though the details about the task force are scare, the summit highlighted the use of AI in...
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CHIP rescission proposal: Much ado about nothing or a threat?

May 12, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The White House proposal to rescind $5 billion in authorized funds from the Children's Health Insurance Program is raising hackles in Washington as budget experts and children's health advocates disagree over the...
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How the VA's Lighthouse initiative is leveraging the developer community

May 12, 2018 , Mobile Health News
Drew Myklegard, who leads the Veterans Affairs project, discusses with HIMSS Innovator in Residence Adam Culbertson the role outside developers are playing in finding solutions to improve the agency's care for...
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Trump Doesn't Know Who 'Middlemen' Are, But PBMs Okay With His Drug Price Agenda

May 12, 2018 , Forbes
Though President Trump vowed to "eliminate the middlemen," pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs) saw the White House's drug pricing blueprint as an endorsement of private sector policies that already...
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Anthem PBM CEO Brian Griffin leaving after a few months in the role

May 11, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Brian Griffin, the CEO of Anthem's new in-house pharmacy benefit manager, IngenioRx, has resigned to head up Diplomat Pharmacy, a specialty pharmacy services...
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Global tourism's carbon footprint bigger than thought

May 11, 2018 , CNN Health
Global tourism accounts for 8% of total worldwide greenhouse gas emissions, four times more than previously believed, new research says....
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Opioid Alternative Gaining Traction As Street Drug As Doctors Adjust Painkiller Prescription Practices

May 11, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Gabapentin was involved in more than a third of Kentucky overdose deaths last year. The pills enhance the euphoric effects of heroin and when taken alone in high doses can produce a marijuana-like high. In other news on the crisis: the judge overseeing a massive combined lawsuit against drugmakers plans to hold a brief open-court session; the House Energy and Commerce Committee on Wednesday approved 25 opioid-related bills; and more....
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Trump to deliver speech on drug prices on Friday: White House

May 09, 2018 , Reuters
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday will deliver a speech about lowering prescription drug prices, a White House spokesman said on Tuesday....
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VA Choice bill clears first hurdle as May 31 deadline approaches

May 09, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
A House committee approved a VA Choice bill during a hearing, but it's unclear whether Congress can pass the legislation before the program's funding runs...
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Global tourism's carbon footprint is four times bigger than thought, study says

May 08, 2018 , CNN Health
Global tourism accounts for 8% of total worldwide greenhouse gas emissions, four times more than previously believed, new research says....
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State Highlights: Enrollment Drops In Iowa’s Family Planning Program Following Planned Parenthood Cuts; N.H. House OKs Mental Health Bills

May 05, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from Iowa, New Hampshire, California, New York, Colorado, Texas, Georgia, Arizona and...
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Trump to deliver a major address on drug prices, but few advocates expect big changes

May 05, 2018 , CNBC Health
President Trump is preparing to deliver a long-awaited address on prescription drug prices as soon as next week, but advocates warn the White House may be focused more on populist messaging than swallowing bitter pills, USA Today reported....
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Governor Touts New Hampshire Medicaid Expansion Agreement As Having ‘A Little Something For Everyone’

May 05, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
The state's House of Representatives voted to extend New Hampshire’s Medicaid expansion program with an added work...
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White House targets PBMs for drug-price savings

May 04, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb said tweaking drug rebate laws that favor pharmacy benefit managers could be key to reducing drug...
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