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If the Affordable Care Act is repealed, providers of the Diabetes Prevention Program will need to replace the path to Medicare reimbursement that were covered in the law.
Described as a public–private partnership between the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, the NCI Formulary is expected to provide researchers rapid access to anticancer drugs for use in clinical trials.
Researchers have found that accountable care organizations with a higher proportion of minority patients tend to score worse on Medicare’s quality performance measures.
The governor's plan takes aim at prior authorization from insurers and seeks a prescription cap of a 5-day supply, which would be stricter than the revamped CDC guidelines.
President-elect Donald J. Trump's transition team declined to confirm that vaccine skeptic Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., would head a vaccine safety commission in the new administration, but the move would be consistent with Trump's prior positions on vaccination and autism.
What we're reading, January 11, 2017: in the last 2 decades, the drug pipeline hasn't gotten any faster; smoking and its side effects cost world economies $1 trillion; and Maryland introduces 2 bills aimed at curbing drug prices.
A screening study conducted over 2 decades in Denmark has raised questions about the need and implications of biennial mammography for women between 50 and 69 years of age.
Director Tom Frieden, MD, MPH, said the results show that a population health–based approach can save lives and money when there are "rigorous" standards for accountability.
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