PharmaPharma Spends More On Ads Pushing Low-Value Drugs
A new study highlights the complex dynamic between consumer advertising for prescription drugs and patients and clinicians.
PharmaSenate Presses CMS for Updates on Pharma Price-Gouging Penalties
The IRA provisions took effect for Medicare Part B drugs on October 1, 2022, and for Part D drugs on...
PayerAs Pandemic-Era Medicaid Provisions Lapse, Millions Approach a Coverage Cliff
States face steep challenges: making sure they don't disenroll people who are still entitled to Medicaid and connecting the rest...
Payer'We're Still Gonna Say No': Inside UnitedHealthcare's Effort to Deny Coverage to Chronically Ill Patient
After a college student finally found a treatment that worked, the insurance giant decided it wouldn't pay for the costly...
PharmaBipartisan Senate Bill Aims to Curb Drug Patent Abuse
The bill 'puts an end to practices that prioritize profits for pharmaceutical companies ahead of Americans' health.'
Post-AcuteNursing Home Owners Drained Cash During Pandemic While Residents Deteriorated
Some nursing home owners moved money from their facilities through corporate arrangements that are widespread, and legal, in every state.
PayerGovernment Lets Health Plans That Ripped Off Medicare Keep the Money
Payers have long feared CMS would demand repayment of billions of dollars in overcharges.
TelehealthIt's 'Telehealth vs. No Care': Doctors Say Congress Risks Leaving Patients Vulnerable
The $1.7 trillion spending package Congress passed in December included a two-year extension for telehealth, but also signaled reluctance to...
PayerJury Finds ENT Doc Guilty of Reusing Disposable Sinuplasty Devices, Related Fraud Charges
Anita Louise Jackson, MD, faces up to 20 years in prison when she is sentenced later this year.
InnovationForrester: Providers Need to Adapt to Compete With Amazon-One Medical Partnership
A new report says the proposed Amazon-One Medical deal will reshape the healthcare delivery landscape, and traditional providers will need...
Clinical CareThe Tests Are Vital. But Congress Decided that Regulation Is Not.
Money and lobbying help shield lab-developed tests, including prenatal screenings, from heightened federal scrutiny.
PharmaAmazon Pharmacy Launches Very, Very Low-Cost Prescription Drug Service
RxPass will cost $5 a month for an unlimted supply of ALL commonly used drugs in its generic and off-brand...