The Affordable Care Act faced hurdles and achieved milestones in its first five years. Now that its anniversary has passed, attention turns to what's in store for the future of healthcare reform.
In the wake of the White House's aggressive plan to combat antibiotic-resistant infections, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention hopes to slash rates of one particularly dangerous superbug nationwide by replicating the success of a program it piloted in five Chicago hospitals, Reuters reported.
The Senate actually got something done last week. Senators voted on budget amendments to cut the employer contribution on their own health insurance and to improve health insurance price transparency.
After losing its tax-exempt status in the state of California and spending more than $1.2 billion to acquire another insurer, Blue Shield of California now faces a debate over its premiums, reported the Los Angeles Times.
After facing harsh scrutiny for placing HIV and AIDS prescription drugs in the highest category of cost sharing, insurers are making moves to reduce out-of-pocket costs for these pricey medications.
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The White House has released a new plan to combat antibiotic-resistant infections such as the recent outbreak linked to contaminated duodenoscopes.
The Senate adjourned this morning for a two-week recess before discussing legislation to replace the Sustainable Growth Rate formula.
The Teaching Health Center Graduate Medical Education program, a doctor training program funded by a provision of the Affordable Care Act, is up for renewal this year.
The case of Tanya Lemon, a DeWitt, New York nurse whose disabled patient died when Lemon fell asleep on the job, has reignited the debate on how to reduce fatigue among healthcare workers, according to the Associated Press.