What the White House’s actions on medical debt could mean for consumers

What the White House’s actions on medical debt could mean for consumers

This post was originally published on this site The Biden administration announced new measures to ease the financial burden of high medical bills. Here’s how the measures can help and what’s still missing to protect patients. (Image credit: Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images)

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An FDA Advisory Panel is Discussing Ways to Evolve the US Vaccine Strategy

An FDA Advisory Panel is Discussing Ways to Evolve the US Vaccine Strategy

This post was originally published on this siteOutside experts are exploring the need to reconfigure vaccines in order to better protect the nation against new variants.

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Biden looking to open up Obamacare subsidies to more families

Biden looking to open up Obamacare subsidies to more families

This post was originally published on this siteMore families would be able to access Affordable Care Act subsidies next year, under a rule proposed by the Biden administration Tuesday.

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Obama to return to White House for first time to promote Affordable Care Act

Obama to return to White House for first time to promote Affordable Care Act

This post was originally published on this sitePresident Joe Biden is expected to announce new actions to improve the 2010 Affordable Care Act when former President Barack Obama returns.     

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Medicare enrollees can get free COVID-19 home tests at more than a dozen retail pharmacies

Medicare enrollees can get free COVID-19 home tests at more than a dozen retail pharmacies

This post was originally published on this siteCostco, CVS, Kroger, Rite Aid, Walgreens and Walmart are among retail pharmacies that will allow Medicare recipients to get free COVID-19 home tests.     

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Congress members from N.Y. want info on contract to run health care for some 9/11 survivors

Congress members from N.Y. want info on contract to run health care for some 9/11 survivors

This post was originally published on this siteHouse members from New York say a probe of a health care program for some 9/11 first responders and survivors shows the program “consistently struggled.”

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Congress urges DOJ, Treasury to examine drug companies aiming to turn opioid settlements into tax breaks

Congress urges DOJ, Treasury to examine drug companies aiming to turn opioid settlements into tax breaks

This post was originally published on this siteWith billion-dollar deductions, House members say, businesses may be trying to “shift the financial burden of the damage they have caused to American taxpayers.”

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Biden heads to Texas to work on an issue that hits close to home

Biden heads to Texas to work on an issue that hits close to home

This post was originally published on this sitePresident Joe Biden on Tuesday will travel to Fort Worth, Texas, where he is expected to meet with veterans and discuss a newly proposed federal rule that would add certain rare respiratory cancers to the list of disabilities that are considered to be...

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Drugmaker settles EpiPen antitrust litigation for $264M

Drugmaker settles EpiPen antitrust litigation for $264M

This post was originally published on this siteU.S. health care company Viatris, formerly known as Myland, on Monday announced it had agreed to pay $264 million to settle a class-action lawsuit over the pricing of EpiPens.The agreement, which must still be approved by the court, would seek…

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Florida Senate confirms controversial DeSantis pick for surgeon general

Florida Senate confirms controversial DeSantis pick for surgeon general

This post was originally published on this siteThe Florida State Senate on Wednesday approved Gov. Ron DeSantis’s (R-Fla.) nominee to be the state’s Surgeon General who has publicly opposed federal health policies to combat the COVID-19 pandemic, including masking and vaccine mandates….

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