Trump Administration Preparing Fix for Obamacare Risk Payments
The Trump administration is preparing a regulation that would allow the resumption of billions of dollars in payments to health insurers in Obamacare.
Trump’s Drug Plan Picks Up Momentum as Merck Lowers Some Prices
The Trump administration moved swiftly in the past 24 hours to implement pieces of its plan to bring down drug prices, preparing several significant steps as one of the biggest U.S. drugmakers said it would bring down the cost of some medicines.
Doctors and Health Workers Reflect on Rural America’s Limited Access to Care
New York Times
Kela Abernathy’s urgent ride to the Missouri hospital where she would give birth to premature twins covered 100 miles, took nearly four hours, and featured one stop at a hospital that couldn’t help because its labor and delivery ward was defunct.
Opioid prescriptions down at Excellus
Opioid prescriptions at Monroe County’s largest health insurer have decreased, even as deaths from opioids have continued to climb.