A new report bolsters the premise that pervasive deficiencies persist in how Affordable Care Act (ACA) marketplace insurance plans treat the coverage and pricing of HIV medications, according to Carl Schmid, deputy executive director of The AIDS Institute (TAI).
Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-TN), chairman of the Senate Health Committee, recently stated that the FDA made a wise decision in restricting the government from adding oversight and red tape to people’s Fitbit and Weight Watchers apps.
Leaders with The Arthritis Society and Massage Addict recently announced that they have established a new three-year partnership that will encourage the education of complementary therapies and pain relief for people with arthritis.
The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge first gained popularity in 2014, effectively fundraising more than $100 million to support research for treatments and cures for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), which is also called Lou Gehrig’s disease.
The Foundation Fighting Blindness -- which is the biggest private funder of translational, early and clinical-stage research for blinding, inherited retinal diseases in the world -- recently raised over $109 million for research.
The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) recently stated that it believes doctors with accountable care organizations (ACOs) are ready to handle the new payment models from the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act.
Officials with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently granted approval of the Raindrop Near Vision Inlay, a device that can be implanted into the cornea to resolve nearsightedness for patients who have presbyopia.
According to the latest American Heart Association 'Rapid Access Journal Report,' evidence suggests that patients who experienced a heart attack may improve their heart function and decrease scarring by taking high omega-3 fatty acids doses via fish oil capsules for six months.
The American Medical Association (AMA) recently released a statement about a proposed rule from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to install new bundled payment models for various patients.