Category: Health news

The Biden administration started to unwind a controversial Trump-era policy that allows states to force low-income residents to work to enroll in Medicaid coverage. But it could take time to undo the waivers. Source link … Read the rest

Vaccination efforts are being hindered by supply unpredictability and a lack of a cohesive national plan to distribute the vaccine, hospital executives say. Source link … Read the rest

Congress could adopt several measures to expand health coverage that hospitals and insurers have been lobbying for. Source link … Read the rest

The medical association plans to seek a court injunction against the state's recently announced $2.1 billion Medicaid managed-care program. Source link … Read the rest

Boston-based Mass General Brigham reported a 3.4% operating margin in the first quarter of its fiscal 2021, which ended Dec. 31, 2020. That's compared with a 1.3% margin in the prior-year period. Source link … Read the rest

The average salary for licensed practical nurses and licensed vocational nurses nationally is $45,800, according to the most recent data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Source link … Read the rest

Some experts see an opportunity to refocus U.S. testing less on medical precision than on mass screening that they believe could save hundreds of thousands of lives. Source link … Read the rest

We’ve teamed up with plant-based food blogger, Amy Lanza, to share our recipe for these Pink Coconut Overnight Oat Jars – the most perfect way to start the day. Had enough of us harking on about having a special place…

The American Hospital Association is asking the federal government to restrict UnitedHealthcare policies that threaten reimbursement for diagnostic lab tests and specialty drugs. Source link … Read the rest

Frazier, Merck’s CEO since early 2011 and an advocate for minority advancement who took on then-President Trump’s tacit support of white supremacists, will retire on June 30. Source link … Read the rest