Cuomo seeks to reduce impact of latest Trump administration effort to weaken Obamacare
New York Daily News
The state agency that regulates the insurance industry in New York will look for ways to reduce the impact on health premiums in the wake of the Trump administration’s Sunday decision to freeze certain Obamacare-related payments.
Trump administration freezing billions in health insurance payments
The Trump administration is suspending a federal program that sent billions of dollars from health insurers with largely healthy customers to insurers with larger numbers of customers with chronic illnesses or other pre-existing conditions.
Major Capital Region Health Provider Dropping CDPHP
WAMC Northeast Public Radio
Employees with the Capital Region’s largest health care provider will no longer be covered by the area’s largest health insurer at year’s end.
News organizations push for opioid data to be made public
News organizations are pushing for the public release of data detailing the distribution of prescription opioids throughout the U.S., information that could show how drug manufacturers and distributors contributed to the nation’s addiction and overdose crisis.
Maryland governor signs federal all-payer health contract
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan signed a contract with the federal government on Monday to enact the state’s unique all-payer health care model, which he said will create incentives to improve care while saving money.
Doctor Burnout Widespread, Helps Drive Many Medical Errors
More than half of American doctors are burned out, a new national survey suggests, and those doctors are more likely to make medical mistakes.
The pipeline to primary care is drying up
Last week, a study published in science posited that there is no ceiling in sight for the human lifespan.