It may be a challenge to institute any changes before 2020 but other parts of the proposed rule are more likely to take effect sooner
Laws designed to equalize out-of-pocket costs faced by cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy - whether treated intravenously, with pills or liquid doses - are having mixed results, according to new research
Federal officials are exploring how beneficiaries could get a share of certain behind-the-scenes fees and discounts negotiated by insurers and PBMs
The medical deduction, originally created in World War II, is available only to taxpayers whose expenses are above 10 percent of their adjusted gross income
For more than three decades, pharmaceutical and biomedical companies have claimed a 50 percent tax credit for the cost of clinical trials on orphan drugs, or those that treat rare diseases affecting fewer than 200,000 people
These subsidies are different from the tax credits many consumers get, depending on their income, to pay Obamacare premiums
After three years of supersized enrollment growth that peaked in 2015 as a result of most states expanding coverage under the ACA, Medicaid enrollment growth slowed to 2.7 percent nationally in fiscal year 2017
Even if it fails to become law, the deal marks a singular achievement that has been almost completely missing in Congress for the past eight years
Some of Trump's actions could have an immediate effect on the enrollment for 2018 ACA coverage that starts Nov. 1
The National Health Law Program said that the rules appeared "legally suspect"
"...officials need to do a better job tracking these costly product failures to protect patients from harm."
CHIP covers 9 million children nationwide. But until Congress renews CHIP, states are cut off from additional federal funding that helps lower- and middle-income families
Citizens Council for Health Freedom: There's Just One Problem With This Affordable Care Act Repeal - It's Not Repeal
Some alterations have generated little discussion but would have major impacts
They are racing the clock to round up the needed 50 votes
In the wake of eight deaths at Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills, following Hurricane Irma, heightened attention has focused on new federal disaster-planning rules with which nursing homes must comply by mid-November
Two much-discussed ideas so far are funding subsidies that help moderate-income consumers pay out-of-pocket costs for health care and giving states more leeway on insurance coverage and plans for their residents
The Food and Drug Administration is changing the way it approves medicines known as "orphan drugs" after revelations that drug makers may be abusing a law intended to help patients with rare diseases
The federal health law includes a provision that allows states to alter some of its rules if they can think of a better way to provide health care to their residents
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