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72 Articles Matching "shutdown"

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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As Shutdown Continues, Researchers Struggle and Scientific Progress Grinds To A Halt

Jan 20, 2019 , Forbes
The US’s position as a leader in the scientific community is not simply something to be proud of—it is essential to our future as a nation, and with every day that the shutdown continues, we fall a bit further...
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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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This diabetic federal worker rationed her insulin during the shutdown because debt was scarier than dying

Jan 18, 2019 , CNN Health
A furloughed federal worker who is diabetic said she resorted to rationing her insulin medication because "the thought of having more debt was scarier than the thought of dying" in her sleep....
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Viewpoints: Soaring Veteran Suicide Rate Is A National Scandal; Shutdown Complicates Cancer Treatments

Jan 17, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Editorial writers focus on these health care topics and...
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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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The FDA has five weeks till money runs out for approving new drugs

Jan 17, 2019 , CNN Health
The US Food and Drug Administration has roughly five weeks of funding left to review new drug applications during the shutdown, commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb said Monday on Twitter....
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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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Hundreds of FDA staff return to work amid shutdown: Commissioner

Jan 16, 2019 , Reuters
About 400 U.S. Food and Drug Administration staffers have returned to their posts from furlough, including some food inspectors and support professionals, Commissioner Scott Gottlieb said in a tweet on Tuesday....
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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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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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Federal shutdown delays some healthcare lawsuits while others proceed

Jan 11, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Several major healthcare lawsuits are moving ahead despite the partial federal government shutdown, while federal judges have delayed...
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With no end in sight for the shutdown, thousands of federal workers file for unemployment

Jan 11, 2019 , CNBC Health
Unemployment offices across the country are reporting an uptick in claims from federal workers. President Donald Trump has said the stalemate could persist for "months or even...
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Partial Government Shutdown's Impact On FDA Drug Approvals

Jan 11, 2019 , Forbes
Besides the government shutdown's impact on food inspection, there are also short-term and possibly longer-term implications for drug development. The FDA has suspended reviews of existing Investigational New Drug (IND) and Biologics License Application (BLA) applications not covered by user...
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