May 3, 2016
The poll found most Americans remain unaware of federal parity laws on access to mental health care, 2 years into the implementation of the Affordable Care Act.
April 10, 2016
The intravenous acetaminophen Ofirmev has been shown to decrease hospital length of stay, opioid-related complications, and overall costs compared with traditional opioid analgesics.
March 15, 2016
The guideline is designed to improve decision-making when prescribing pain medication. CDC authors note that the sheer rise of opioid prescriptions cannot be explained by the underlying health status of the population.
March 11, 2016
HHS Sylvia Mathews Burwell has made fighting opioid and heroin abuse a priority and has talked about the effects of addiction on her home state of West Virginia.
March 4, 2016
CMS has granted Michigan a waiver to expand free healthcare to an additional 15,000 children and pregnant women affected by lead poisoned water.