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Former HHS Secretary Tom Price Joins Transition Team For Incoming Georgia Governor

Nov 21, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Republican Gov.-elect Brian Kemp said former HHS Secretary Tom Price would help with policy planning. “Obviously he's got a lot of great experience with health care,” Kemp said. Price resigned from the secretary position last year following an ethics scandal over his travel...
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Colorado plans changes in mental health crisis-response system

Nov 21, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
State officials say an overhaul is needed to improve mobile crisis response, incorporate local mental health services that already exist and, more broadly, put separate people in charge of financial and clinical...
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Hospitals Lead Healthcare Price Growth Plunge

Nov 21, 2018 , Healthcare Business News
Nov. 19—An unusual slump in hospital price increases—especially among commercial health plans—has pulled down overall healthcare price increases, according to a recent analysis. ...
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Mylan gets FDA warning letter over infractions at West Virginia plant

Nov 21, 2018 , Reuters
Mylan NV said on Tuesday it is addressing issues raised in a warning letter it received earlier this month from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, which flagged concerns regarding the drugmaker's manufacturing plant in West Virginia....
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Viewpoints: Hit Pause On Work Requirement Plans For Medicaid; If They’re Required On Tobacco And Alcohol, Why Aren’t Danger Warnings A Must For Guns?

Nov 21, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Editorial pages focus on these health topics and...
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Atrium Health ERISA lawsuit exposes gray area for pensions

Nov 21, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Attorneys say whether a not-for-profit health system qualifies as a governmental entity that's exempt from federal rules on pension plans is still a gray...
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Under New Plan, FDA Hopes to Cut Use of Dogs in Veterinary Drug Trials

Nov 21, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Under New Plan, FDA Hopes to Cut Use of Dogs in Veterinary Drug TrialsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/16/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/19/2018 12:00:00...
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Vascepa vs. Lovaza

Nov 21, 2018 , RxList
Vascepa (icosapent ethyl) and Lovaza (omega-3-acid ethyl esters) are omega-3 fatty acids, a fat found in fish oil or plant sources, used along with a low-fat and low-cholesterol diet to lower high triglycerides (fats) in the...
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Diabetics with high-deductible health plans more apt to delay care

Nov 20, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Workers with diabetes who switch to high-deductible health plans that require paying more out-of-pocket for care may be more likely than those who remain in low-deductible plans to delay needed checkups, a U.S. study suggests....
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How to use data to guide your 2019 planning

Nov 20, 2018 , Healthcare Comm.
Your year-end strategy sessions won’t seem so daunting if you stay on top of data collection and measurement. These tools and tactics can help you analyze your effectiveness and set a...
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Retirees can buy Warby Parker designer glasses for under $50 with UnitedHealth's Medicare plan

Nov 20, 2018 , CNBC Health
UnitedHealth says it will offer about 2 million of its Medicare Advantage beneficiaries access to Warby Parker's prescription...
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Atrium Health accused of cheating staffers on health, pension benefits

Nov 20, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
A group of former Atrium Health employees are suing the system, claiming it has cheated thousands of employees out of pension benefits and caused them to pay more for services it rendered through the network established by the health plan it...
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WVU First Site To Launch Clinical Trial Utilizing Non-Opioid Micropellet Implant For Chronic Pain

Nov 20, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
As part of an ongoing commitment to battle opioid addiction, the Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute at West Virginia University today marked a major milestone, enrolling the first patient in a randomized clinical trial that will test the effectiveness of an injectable non-opioid, non-steroid micrope......
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FDA Hopes to Spare Dogs in Veterinary Drug Trials

Nov 17, 2018 , WebMD
Under a new plan, the FDA hopes to make obsolete a certain type of drug trial that requires that the test dogs be...
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Medicare Insurance Options ‘Complicated’ For 300,000 Minnesotans Seeking New Coverage

Nov 17, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Traditional Medicare or Medicare Advantage? As open enrollment gets under way across the nation, many Minnesota residents are especially hard pressed to decide which insurance is better for them because their current plan is being eliminated in many parts of the state. Enrollment is down compared to last year. In other news, advocates for older citizens in North Carolina are trying to help them sort through the...
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Pfizer to raise U.S. drug prices in January after previously backing down

Nov 17, 2018 , Reuters
Pfizer Inc said on Friday that it plans to hike U.S. prices on 41 of its medicines in January, after walking back its previous planned price increases this summer under pressure from President Donald Trump....
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How To Really Approach Eating Before And On Thanksgiving

Nov 17, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Cutting back considerably on high-calorie foods, even full meals, in the days or weeks before Thanksgiving in anticipation of pigging out on turkey, sweet potato pie and other traditional dishes on the big day is a common pre-holiday diet plan. But the temporary strict-diet, borderline-starvation a......
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Pfizer to raise prices on 41 prescription drugs next year despite pressure from Trump

Nov 17, 2018 , CNBC Health
Pfizer deferred planned drug price increases this summer after President Donald Trump criticized the drug giant on...
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Novartis 'completely committed' to Sandoz, has no split-off plan

Nov 16, 2018 , Reuters
Swiss drugmaker Novartis is "completely committed" to its $10 billion-per-year Sandoz generics business, a spokesman said on Thursday, after a newspaper reported Chief Executive Vas Narasimhan planned to split the unit off....
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Medicare Advantage Plans Have Beneficial Aspects To Them, But There Are Lots Of Red Lights To Heed

Nov 16, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Signing up for a new Medicare plan can be confusing. Here are some things to watch out for....
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