StrategyPharma Campaign Cash Delivered to Key Lawmakers With Surgical Precision
Granting Medicare broad authority to intervene in setting prices has divided Democrats.
TelehealthFeds Offer $1.15B to Fund Rural High-Speed Internet Access
USDA also invests $50 million to improve access to telemedicine, distance learning for 7.6 million rural Americans.
PayerOpinion: A Procedure That Cost $1,775 in New York Was $350 in Maryland. Here's Why.
It wasn't easy for Maryland to enact its unique healthcare system.
Strategy3 States Limit Nursing Home Profits in Bid to Improve Care
The mandates mark the first time nursing homes have been told how to spend payments from the government programs and...
Covid-19COVID-19 PHE is Extended Again
The order is effective October 18 and lasts through January 16, 2022, unless it is rescinded earlier.
PayerCalifornia's Mental Health Crisis: What Went Wrong? And Can We Fix It?
Experts discuss the challenges that arise when the state puts insurance companies in charge of delivering critical health services.
NursingHygienists Brace for Pitched Battles With Dentists in Fights Over Practice Laws
Illinois trails many other states in allowing dental hygienists unsupervised contact with patients. In Colorado, on the extreme end, hygienists...
StrategyReluctant Localities Are Being Dragged Into Court to Fix Sidewalks for People With Disabilities
In Baltimore and many other communities across the U.S., there has been widespread noncompliance with parts of the ADA.
PayerHealth Industry Wields Power in California's High-Stakes Battle to Lower Healthcare Costs
Lobbyist used their political clout and close ties with the governor to devise a friendlier alternative that doctors, hospitals and...
StrategyFrom Sewers to Golf Courses, Cities See Green With New Federal COVID Relief Dollars
The American Rescue Plan Act provides $130 billion to cities and counties ? with few restrictions on how the money...
Covid-19California Vaccine Mandate Extends to Aides for People With Disabilities
Those who work directly with people with disabilities must be fully vaccinated by Nov. 30.
StrategyNeedle Exchanges Are Targeted by Eco-Rooted Lawsuits. A New California Law Will Stop That.
Opponents have deployed a novel strategy to shut them down: using environmental regulations to sue over needle waste.