Trump Tries to Kill Obamacare by a Thousand Cuts
New York Times
Having failed in its effort to have Congress repeal the Affordable Care Act, the Trump administration has been relentlessly trying to destroy the health care law on its own
North Country Sen. Ritchie questions Department of Health at budget hearing
North Country Now
North Country Sen. Patty Ritchie, R-Heuvelton, is calling on the New York State Department of Health to address a number of issues affecting health care in rural regions of our state.
NYC Officials: We Are On Track To Reduce Opioid Deaths
New York City officials say that their plan to address opioid addiction through the Healing NYC program has resulted in fewer deaths in 2017, giving hope that comprehensive efforts can make an impact against opioid addiction.
Prescription drug spending declined slightly in 2017
Drug spending trends moderated again in 2017, with Eagan-based Prime Therapeutics reporting a slight year-over-year decline in terms of per-member, per-month expenditures on medications.
Excellus awards $24.2 million to Upstate hospitals
Rochester Business Journal
Excellus BlueCross BlueShield awarded 38 upstate New York hospitals and health centers a total of $24.2 million for quality improvements in 2017.