In its annual meeting in early June, the association labeled climate change a “public health crisis that threatens the health and well-being of all people.”
The payer said its decision came after analyzing real-time data when the requirement was in place and that it will continue to perform retrospective reviews.
Zimmer Biomet and Canary Medical are rolling out the first knee implant with an integrated sensor, though it will take time to learn how to incorporate that data into patient care, experts say.
The new law received bipartisan support as lawmakers become increasingly frustrated with the VA’s management of the seven-year-old program, which has been dogged by delays, growing spending and operational issues.
The HHS Office for Civil Rights issued privacy guidelines Wednesday clarifying how to protect patient health information following the Supreme Court’s ruling ending the constitutional right to an abortion.
Ahmed Hassan, who will assume the role Friday, will be tasked with leading CVS’ long-term care business and formulating business strategy.
UHS is not the first system to slash guidance this year citing adverse operating conditions and trailing HCA and CHS.
The distribution will take place on a four-tier basis with areas that have the highest case rates coming first. Within the tiers, priority will be based on the number of people at risk for monkeypox who have preexisting conditions.
The 14 governors said they’re concerned many Americans will be forced to reduce insurance coverage or forgo it entirely if Congress allows the subsidies to expire.
AllWays Health Partners will change its name to Mass General Brigham Health Plan as it looks to leverage the name recognition of the system and deepen integration with the provider.