More than 200 patient groups have sent a letter to congressional leaders urging them to not end the Orphan Drug Tax Credit as part of the recent tax bill proposals, which they claim would result in one-third fewer treatments for rare diseases.
A coalition of men’s health groups recently sent a strong message to the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) in Washington, D.C. regarding financial aspects of prostate cancer patient policies.
Advocates for those living with AIDS are urging a federal health administrator to clamp down on states they claim are illegally denying hepatitis C patients groundbreaking drugs that cure people in eight to 12 weeks.
A bipartisan health bill would slightly decrease the deficit over 10 years and there would be no significant reduction in the number of people with insurance, according to the Congressional Budget Office.
The American Hospital Association (AHA) is speaking out against the recent executive order regarding health care signed by President Donald Trump, warning of the repercussions the order would have on the millions of Americans who are managing chronic and other pre-existing conditions.
To boost support for caregivers on an international scale, Merck KGaA of Darmstadt, Germany, launched a worldwide program called Embracing Carers and presented recent survey results at a conference in Australia.
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recently said health care plan organizations are not permitted to mandate that medical practices honor credit operations known for tacking on overpriced service charges.
Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) transplant doctors are putting up a red flag about the proposed changes to the liver allocation system made by the United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS) recently, saying the changes would result in fewer donated livers for the state.
House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) gave the opening statement for a recent Washington, D.C.-based legislation markup session convened for the purpose of improving Medicare options and increasing welfare solutions.