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Nov 25, 2020
More than 2.3 million people selected a 2021 health plan through HealthCare.gov Nov. 1-21, including nearly 760,000 last week, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced. About 75%
Nov 25, 2020
Parkland Hospital & Health System uses social determinants of health data to guide its efforts to reduce incidents of breast cancer in women who are economically vulnerable and experience challenges accessing care.
Nov 24, 2020
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services issued a final rule revising the requirements for organ procurement organizations that participate in the Medicare and Medicaid programs, as required by an executive order last year.
Nov 24, 2020
A new AHA TrendWatch report examines teaching hospitals’ impact on a transforming health care landscape.
Nov 24, 2020
The Food and Drug Administration approved using the antiviral treatment Xofluza (baloxavir marboxil) to prevent flu in patients age 12 or older who have been exposed to someone with flu.
Nov 24, 2020
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated its recommendations for COVID-19 testing before and after international air travel.
Nov 24, 2020
The Food and Drug Administration has posted a webpage with answers to frequently asked questions about face masks, surgical masks and respirators for COVID-19.
Nov 24, 2020
The departments of Health and Human Services and Defense announced an $11.6 million contract to domestically produce more nasal swabs for the Cue Health molecular testing system, which detects the COVID-19 virus in about 20 minutes at the point of care.
Nov 24, 2020
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services released updated guidance for states and territories on Medicaid, Children’s Health Insurance Program and Basic Health Program coverage and reimbursement for COVID-19 vaccinations.
Nov 24, 2020
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released recommendations for the ethical allocation of COVID-19 vaccines, once available to the public.