‘Right to try’ impact on patients uncertain

May 25, 2018
On May 22, the House of Representatives voted 250-169 to pass the “right to try” legislation which was previously approved by the Senate…

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…

Experts say Trump’s plan to lower drug prices misses mark, unlikely to work

May 15, 2018
Experts told Healio Family Medicine that the drug pricing plan presented by President Donald J. Trump to lower drug costs suggests he fails to…

Trump unveils long-promised plan to lower drug prices

May 11, 2018
President Donald J. Trump said the days of pharmaceutical companies, special interest groups and foreign governments controlling drug pricing are…

ACR warns CMS against extending duration of short-term insurance plans

April 24, 2018
The American College of Rheumatology has urged CMS to reconsider a proposed rule that would increase the coverage period of Short-Term…
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ACG to lawmakers: Support legislation to remove GI care barriers

April 24, 2018
Last week, American College of Gastroenterology governors from across the country gathered in Washington, D.C., to discuss important legislative…
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ACR disappointed by CMS final rule on essential health benefits

April 12, 2018
The American College of Rheumatology has issued a statement expressing concern over a CMS final rule that, among other provisions, would allow…

Controversial CDC pick draws mixed reactions

March 22, 2018
The Trump administration’s selection of longtime AIDS researcher Robert R. Redfield, MD, to be the next CDC director drew mixed reactions from…

Trump’s ‘new plan’ to combat opioid crisis draws criticism, optimism

March 22, 2018
Addiction experts and medical societies were generally receptive to the administration focusing its attention on the opioid crisis as outlined in a…

ACR, physician groups warn HHS against new pricing proposals for biologics

March 14, 2018
The American College of Rheumatology has joined eight other national physician groups in calling on HHS to reconsider a series of new drug pricing…