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Informed Consent Action Network

“The CDC is a subsidiary of the pharmaceutical industry. The agency owns more than 20 vaccine patents and purchases and sells $4.1 billion in vaccines annually.” … 120 more words

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Anthem Sued by Doctors in Dispute Over Emergency-Room Coverage

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-07-17/anthem-sued-by-doctors-in-dispute-over-emergency-room-coverage

The health insurer Anthem Inc. was sued by doctors in Georgia for declining to pay for some emergency-room care, escalating a long-running battle over how far insurance plans can go to push patients to seek lower-cost treatment. 406 more words

HOSPITALS VOW TO REFILE AFTER 340B SUIT REJECTED ON APPEAL

https://www.healthleadersmedia.com/finance/hospitals-vow-refile-after-340b-suit-rejected-appeal?utm_source=silverpop&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=20180718_HLM_HP_resend%20(1)&spMailingID=13896483&spUserID=MTY3ODg4NTg1MzQ4S0&spJobID=1441533371&spReportId=MTQ0MTUzMzM3MQS2

An appellate court decision dealt a major setback to hospitals unhappy with planned cuts to the Medicare drug reimbursement program.

KEY TAKEAWAYS

The appellate judges affirmed the district court’s dismissal for lack of subject-matter jurisdiction. 347 more words

Section 1115 Waiver 101

We’ve already covered how Medicaid benefits are structured–mandatory versus optional–and the partnership between the federal government and the states in administering the program… 340 more words

Medicaid

House passes 21st Century Cures bill

On November 30, 2016, the U.S. House of Representatives passed an amended “21st Century Cures” bill by a 392-26 vote.  The bill covers a diverse range of topics, such as: medical research, development of drugs and medical devices, interoperability of electronic health record systems, and mental health/substance use disorder (MH/SUD) programs. 200 more words

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Reducing Drug Prices and Medicare's Role: 'It's Complicated'

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Reducing Drug Prices and Medicare’s Role: ‘It’s Complicated

The White House Rose Garden was in full bloom when President Trump took the podium to  955 more words

Monday Morning Reads

Here is what I’m reading as we kick off the workweek:

  • This Startup Is Developing Finger-Prick Blood Tests, But Don’t Call It Theranos 2 (
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