It's time to check in with the governing party to see how its plan to replace Obamacare is progressing.
The tentative deal to reauthorize the FDA's ability to collect user fees could be a boon to many healthcare companies by providing more certainty and efficiency in the product approval process, healthcare and legal experts said.
Wisconsin last week unveiled plans to overhaul Medicaid by requiring members to pay insurance premiums and undergo a drug screening.
Despite declining sexual activity among U.S. adults, the incidence of sexually transmitted infections showed a sharp increase in the most recent Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report. In inflation-adjusted dollars, government efforts to prevent the spread of STDs is declining.
Katherine Baicker was most recently the C. Boyden Gray professor of health economics at Harvard University. Throughout her career, Baicker has studied healthcare policy with a particular emphasis on Medicaid, health reform and quality of care.
The Veterans Health Administration, responding to the Veterans' Access to Care through Choice, Accountability, and Transparency Act of 2014, has taken steps to reduce delays for veterans seeking outside appointments for care. But problems persist.
The American Medical Association called on Congress to vote down the amended American Health Care Act, claiming millions will lose coverage if it becomes law.
Legislation before Congress encourages greater use of workplace wellness programs, but also gives employers the right to view employees' health information, which is raising privacy concerns. Critics also say these programs focus on the wrong issues.
The House is embarking on an ambitious effort to remake our healthcare system, aiming to inject more competition, reduce costs and expand coverage. We share those goals. While the American people have legitimate concerns about the ACA, the proposed replacement takes us in the wrong direction.
Average global temperatures rose to new heights in 2016 with the U.S. recording its second-hottest year ever. Rising temperatures are having a major impact on public health.
Guest Commentary: Immigration ban violates our core values and will likely weaken American healthcare
We as Americans pride ourselves on our core values of fairness and compassion and want our country to be a worldwide beacon for human rights, religious freedom, innovation and opportunity.
Providers and insurers are among healthcare leaders lobbying Congress and the Trump administration to continue to push Medicare into value-based payment models that require costly technology to track quality metrics. Those investments could be lost if the models end.