With a vote of 98 to one, the Senate approved legislation Thursday to create opioid prevention and treatment programs.
Sen. Richard Blumenthal and others oversaw hearings amid fallout from sexual abuse conviction of Olympics doctor Larry Nassar.
Senators Grassley and Feinstein issued bipartisan condemnation of China’s efforts to curb the fentanyl epidemic in the United States.
Senators Grassley and Feinstein issued bipartisan condemnation of China’s efforts to curb the fentanyl epidemic in the United States.read more
The director of Medicare praised President Trump’s health care policies at a healthcare conference hosted by The Atlantic.read more
WASHINGTON — A growing number of big companies are moving to help cut the price of prescription drugs for their workers as pressure builds on the health-care industry to rein in rising costs. Businesses have grown frustrated by what they view as a murky and outdated...read more
Some North Dakotans met with their senators at the Capitol on Wednesday to advocate for citizens with pre-existing health conditions.
WASHINGTON – Big companies are fighting back against the spiraling costs of employee health care by shaking up how care is delivered and paid for – including direct contracting with health care providers or tying pay to quality of total patient care, a new report...
Washington has an emergency heat plan to combat heat-related illnesses and deaths, but homeless people often can’t access its benefits.
WASHINGTON -- Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar said Thursday his agency will start taking steps to create a more open market for prescription drugs. The United States lacks “a real market for prescription drugs, ” Azar said in a speech at the conservative...
WASHINGTON -- Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb Wednesday blamed pharmaceutical companies for manipulating rebates to stymie competition, which blocks patients’ access to affordable copycat drugs and costs them billions in higher-cost medicine....
WASHINGTON — A federal program that requires pharmaceutical manufacturers to sell discounted drugs to certain health care providers was intended to expand services and lower costs for low-income consumers. But federal investigators found some hospitals are keeping the...
One hundred years after the “Spanish flu” killed more than 50 million people worldwide, another influenza pandemic still is the biggest threat to global health, public health experts told lawmakers Friday.
A financial crisis at rural hospitals driven by inadequate government funding is hurting millions of Americans’ access to quality healthcare, experts told the Senate Committee on Finance on Thursday.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Thursday said doctors are prescribing too many opioids, the same day that Justice Department indicted five doctors working at Pennsylvania opioid addiction treatment centers for health care fraud.