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Sep 18, 2020 by Rick Pollack
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services will withdraw its Medicaid fiscal accountability proposed rule from its regulatory agenda.
Sep 17, 2020
Government Accountability Office agents made 31 covert phone calls to selected sales representatives in five states between November 2019 and January 2020, posing as individuals needing to purchase health insurance to cover pre-existing conditions to see whether the representatives engaged in deceptive practices.
Sep 17, 2020
An estimated 29.6 million (9.2%) U.S. residents lacked health coverage when surveyed in 2019, up from 28.6 million (8.9%) in 2018, according to American Community Survey data reported by the Census Bureau.
Sep 17, 2020
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has released evidence-based recommendations to prevent and control Staphylococcus aureus in neonatal intensive care units, including strains resistant (MRSA) or sensitive (MSSA) to the antibiotic methicillin.
Sep 16, 2020
The Food and Drug Administration released comparative performance data for 55 COVID-19 molecular diagnostic tests.
Sep 16, 2020
The Department of Health and Human Services released its strategy for the public distribution of a COVID-19 vaccine. HHS said that it developed the strategy in coordination with the Department of Defense and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Sep 16, 2020
U.S. adults between the ages of 19-22 who reported vaping nicotine and marijuana in 2019 did so in numbers that represent the largest increase in 45 years of use of any substance, according to the National Institutes of Health-funded Monitoring the Future study.
Sep 16, 2020
In this Institute for Diversity and Health Equity webinar, Ryan De Souza, associate director at FSG, and Kate Sommerfeld, president of the Social Determinants of Health Institute at Toledo-based ProMedica, share insights and case examples on the business case for advancing racial equity through community-based, multisector partnerships.
Sep 16, 2020
The Value Rounds Podcast Series: Working toward Value Together, produced by AHA’s The Value Initiative and Physician Alliance, explores how hospital leaders and clinicians are working together to address health care value and affordability.
Sep 16, 2020
The AHA invites hospitals and health systems to participate in the Better Maternal Outcomes Improvement Sprint, a free, six-week program focused on reducing harm from maternal hemorrhage.