Analysis: CMS stopping risk adjustment payments leaves insurance premiums in limbo, jeopardizes Affordable Care Act

July 12, 2018
The CMS decision to stop further collections or payments under the risk adjustment program leaves many questions about future health coverage and…

Experts say lawsuit challenging Affordable Care Act could kill it

June 25, 2018
Attempts to eliminate the Affordable Care Act have taken a new turn. Nearly two dozen states or their governors have filed a lawsuit against the…
In the Journals

Trump supporters linked to chronic opioid use

June 22, 2018
There were parallels between voting for Donald J. Trump in the 2016 presidential election and chronic opioid use, according to findings recently…

ACP: Trump’s new insurance rule weakens patient protections

June 20, 2018
On Tuesday, President Donald J. Trump issued a new health insurance rule that would roll back essential patient protections established by the…

HHS: Trump’s drug pricing plan dramatically changes rebates, Medicare, other programs

June 12, 2018
President Donald J. Trump’s plan for lowering drug prices was described as “aggressive” and “comprehensive” by various…
Meeting News

FDA commissioner: Greater efficiencies can unlock opportunities created by better science

June 4, 2018
CHICAGO — FDA officials are taking several steps designed to make the drug development review process more efficient while reducing costs and…

AAFP, ACP urge expedited review of international medical graduates’ visas

June 1, 2018
The American Academy of Family Physicians and ACP were among the professional societies that recently pushed for a faster review of H-1B visas for…
FDA News

FDA issues draft guidance to promote competition, access to drugs

May 31, 2018
The FDA released several draft guidances today that it said it hopes will assist generic drug makers get their products through the development and…

‘Right to try’ impact on patients uncertain

May 25, 2018
On May 30, President Donald J. Trump signed “right to try” legislation, which allows terminally ill patients to seek investigational…

ACP: Trump’s rescission package would harm public health

May 15, 2018
The American College of Physicians recently sent a letter to Congress indicating that slashing expenditures would impair access to health coverage…