Experts say most providers are vigilant in properly storing their vaccines, but a recent spate of problems related to improper storage and packaging has led to concerns that the vaccines administered are less than effective.
State officials credit low unemployment with a drop in the Medicaid rolls, but patient advocates note that many who've lost Medicaid coverage are children. They blame an arduous re-emrollment process has eligible people 'falling through the cracks.'
The FDA has approved more than 1,600 generic drug applications since January 2017 — about a third more than it did in the last two years of the Obama administration. But more than 700, or about 43%, of those generics still weren't on the market as of early January.
While appetite for policymaking is on the upswing, the details of a possible solution remain up in the air. The administration hasn't outlined a detailed plan. But key lawmakers have met with officials to discuss how to reduce costs.
Becerra will take the national stage Tuesday when he gives the Spanish-language rebuttal to the president's State of the Union address. It will be far from his first time challenging President Trump's agenda.
Researchers looked at marketing of short-term plans, which don’t have to meet most ACA provisions. Regardless of the search term used, companies promoting or selling only these kinds of plans dominated the results.
In a blow to the pharmaceutical industry, Republicans and Democrats in the House and Senate, and President Donald Trump, appeared to be largely unified in their determination to address skyrocketing drug costs.
These agreements, which can involve different levels of clinical integration, typically grant community hospitals access to experts and specialized services at the larger hospitals while allowing them to remain independently owned and operated.