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Person in PPE holds sealed vial of vaccine
Dec 14, 2020 | Jeff Lagasse
The additional doses ordered are projected to provide for continuous delivery through the end of June…
Doctor on the phone
Dec 11, 2020 | Jeff Lagasse
The rule would reduce the time providers wait to receive prior authorization from payers to a maximum of 72…
The Pfizer vaccine received FDA advisory committee approval on Thursday, December 10.
Dec 10, 2020 | Susan Morse
The FDA will now vote on emergency use authorization which would allow distribution to start mid-month.
The Strategic National Stockpile is ready to supply states and hospitals, officials say.
Dec 10, 2020 | Susan Morse
Officials on Thursday took issue with reports of shortages and a lack of a centralized database.
If the rule is finalized, the agency estimates an overall net cost savings of $3.2 billion over five years.
Dec 10, 2020 | Mallory Hackett
If the rule is finalized, individuals would have the right to access their personal health…
An open enrollment announcement image
Dec 10, 2020 | Jeff Lagasse
More consumers signed up for coverage in week five than during any previous week of 2020 open enrollment.
The payments are in addition to the $15 billion already given to nursing homes in the targeted and general distributions of the Provider Relief Fund.
Dec 08, 2020 | Mallory Hackett
The payments are in addition to the $15 billion already given to nursing homes in the targeted and general distributions…
Supreme Court building
Dec 07, 2020 | Jeff Lagasse
Work requirements have been struck down in lower courts, and the incoming Biden administration may nix them altogether.
President-elect Joe Biden has named California AG Xavier Becerra as secretary of HHS.
Dec 07, 2020 | Susan Morse
If confirmed, Becerra will be the first Latino to lead the department.
People in scrubs in a surgery setting
Dec 04, 2020 | Jeff Lagasse
Practitioners warn the measure will jeopardize access to lifesaving care for individuals experiencing strokes…

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