The U.S. House could vote as early as this week on a revised health care bill following the filing of amendments designed to bridge the gap between different camps that led to an earlier version being pulled before a vote.
A glimpse into the earliest days of human development recently helped National Institutes of Health-sponsored neuroscientists learn how certain brain cells’ paths may relate to autism spectrum disorders.
New research from Boston Healthcare Associates on biologic therapies for rheumatoid arthritis (RA) suggests that those therapies have benefits for patients who exceed their value as understood when they were initially approved.
The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) recently criticized a new rule from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) that will restrict access to special enrollment periods and reduce requirements for Essential Community Providers.
New health care reforms are at the forefront of the proposed rule for 2018 by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), which said in a release it believes would work to stabilize the health insurance markets to best serve and protect patients.
Advocates for cancer patients will closely monitor the debate over the future of health care, with the goal of persuading lawmakers to ensure any changes will not impact those needing treatment and services, including preventive care.
The nominee to lead the Food and Drug Administration faced questions today over his business connections to health care and pharmaceutical companies and promised lawmakers he would be an "impartial and passionate advocate for public health."
Although the American Health Care Act (AHCA) did not have enough votes to pass in the U.S. House of Representatives, low income and older people would have likely incurred higher penalties, according to a study by one Washington consulting firm.
The Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality (AHRQ) will conduct a study to use additional technology in hospitals, with the overall goal of augmenting safety and preventing costly surgical complications.
Patients who visit an emergency room fearing they are suffering from a serious condition should be covered by their insurance regardless of the final diagnosis, according to the president of the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP).
The Department of Health and Human Services has updated the National Viral Hepatitis Action Plan to include new indicators to measure the success of treatment and eventual elimination of the virus between 2017 and 2020.