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Senate health panel to craft insurance stabilization bill

Senate health panel to craft insurance stabilization bill

By Mara Lee and Virgil Dickson  |  August 01, 2017

If Congress doesn't act by late September to protect cost-sharing subsidies for insurers, millions of Americans with government subsidies may find themselves with no plan options, Sen. Lamar Alexander said.

Eight academic centers join effort to address home-care shortage

Eight academic centers join effort to address home-care shortage

By Maria Castellucci  |  August 01, 2017

The academic centers will give newly trained providers the unique skills needed to offer home-based primary care. Only about 1,000 providers currently offer home visits even though about 2 million Medicare patients need the service.

Final week to send nominations for Up & Comers

By Modern Healthcare  |  August 01, 2017

It's the final week to submit nominations for Modern Healthcare's annual Up & Comers recognition. Nominees must be no older than 40 as of the Aug. 4 submission deadline

Senate GOP sees no path on healthcare, despite Trump prods

By Associated Press  |  August 01, 2017

Top Senate Republicans think it's time to leave their derailed drive to scrap the Obama healthcare law behind them. And they're tired of the White House prodding them to keep voting until they succeed.

Trump panel calls opioid crisis a 'national emergency'

Trump panel calls opioid crisis a 'national emergency'

By Steven Ross Johnson  |  July 31, 2017

The White House's drug commission called for mandatory prescriber education initiatives to combat overprescription of opioids and the granting of state waivers so Medicaid can cover more substance abuse treatment programs.

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