US regulators give full approval to Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine
The FDA gave full approval to Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine, a milestone that may help lift public confidence in the shots as the nation battles the most contagious coronavirus mutant yet.
Excellus BlueCross BlueShield to grant organizations up to $30K to address health disparities
Democrat & Chronicle
The funding will go to local nonprofit organizations to use for health and wellness programs that address racial and ethnic health disparities in upstate New York.
Unvaccinated Americans hospitalized with COVID-19 cost the US health care system $2.3 billion in June and July: Report
An estimated 98.3% of the adults hospitalized due to COVID in June and July were unvaccinated, the report said.
Business groups sue over healthcare price transparency rule
The Wall Street Journal
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the Pharmaceutical Care Management Association filed lawsuits against the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and other federal agencies.