Like those of his recent predecessors, President Donald Trump’s proposed budget for the fiscal year that starts in October will not be adopted by Congress. Still, a presidential budget plan is an important indicator of the administration’s priorities. The Trump administration’s priority for health is for the federal government to spend less. In some cases […]Continue Reading ...
The Trump administration’s decision to alter the way it punishes nursing homes has resulted in lower fines against many facilities found to have endangered or injured residents. The average fine dropped to $28,405 under the current administration, down from $41,260 in 2016, President Barack Obama’s final year in office, federal records show. The decrease in […]Continue Reading ...
The Trump administration has been trumpeting a huge increase in FDA generic drug approvals the past two years, the result of its actions to streamline a cumbersome process and combat anti-competitive practices. But nearly half of those newly approved drugs aren’t being sold in the United States, Kaiser Health News has found, meaning that many […]Continue Reading ...
Home News Professional Trump Administration Finalizes Birth Control Coverage Opt-Out THURSDAY, Nov. 8, 2018 — A birth control coverage opt-out for employers was finalized by the Trump administration on Wednesday. The policy change means some employers with religious or moral objections will not have to provide no-cost birth control for female workers, the Associated Press […]Continue Reading ...
The Trump administration announced that, for the first time, the average premium for a key plan sold on the federal health law’s insurance marketplaces will fall slightly next year. Federal officials said that changes they have made helped facilitate the reduction, but others argue that it was because more plans are moving back into those […]Continue Reading ...
June 20, 2018 The Trump administration has detained 2,322 children 12 years old or younger amid its border crackdown, a Department of Health and Human Services official told Kaiser Health News on Wednesday. They represent almost 20 percent of the immigrant children currently held by the U.S. government in the wake of its latest immigrant […]Continue Reading ...
March 22, 2018 Company to Hold Medication Safety Symposium Today at 14:30 in Room G4 BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company), a leading global medical technology company, will introduce its latest advancement in end-to-end IV safety, the new BD Cato™ ReadyMed solution — a digital solution that integrates with BD Cato™, designed to help hospitals optimize […]Continue Reading ...
The White House budget proposal for 2020 recommends increases to the domestic HIV programs at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Health Resources and Services Administration and Indian Health Services that will be essential to keeping the administration’s promise of ending our nation’s HIV epidemic in the next decade. Deep cuts planned […]Continue Reading ...
Medication administration errors leading to death are common with anticoagulants and antibiotics in particular, according to a new study that analyzed incidents reported in England and Wales. The most common error category was omitted medicine, followed by a wrong dose or a wrong strength. In half of the reported incidents, the patient was aged over […]Continue Reading ...
Since his days on the campaign trail, President Donald Trump has promised to roll back environmental regulations, boost the use of coal and pull out of the Paris climate agreement — and he’s moving toward doing all those things. He has pushed ahead with such action even as a report by the United Nations’ Intergovernmental […]Continue Reading ...
August 10, 2018 Three months after President Donald Trump announced his blueprint to bring down drug prices, administration officials have begun putting some teeth behind the rhetoric. Many details have yet to be announced. But experts who pay close attention to federal drug policy and Medicare rules say the administration is preparing to incrementally roll […]Continue Reading ...
June 11, 2018 The Trump administration is refusing to defend key parts of the Affordable Care Act, essentially arguing that federal courts should find the health law’s protection for people with preexisting conditions unconstitutional. The federal lawsuit hinges on the ACA’s individual mandate, or the requirement to get health coverage or pay a penalty. The […]Continue Reading ...
Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: Trump Administration Broke Federal Air Pollution Law: Judge The Trump administration broke federal law by not meeting a deadline on new smog regulations, a federal judge has ruled. Specifically, the Trump administration missed the Oct. 1, 2017, deadline […]Continue Reading ...
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