FRIDAY, Sept. 29, 2023 (HealthDay News) – Despite reports of trouble last week where some people may have been denied insurance coverage while seeking COVID shots at pharmacies, the Biden administration said Thursday those issues have been ironed out. That issue is “largely, if not completely,” resolved after U.S. HealthContinue Reading

THURSDAY, Aug. 31, 2023 (HealthDay News) — A Medicaid “glitch” is removing health care coverage for potentially millions of children, U.S. health officials warned Wednesday. Automated systems involved in a large-scale eligibility review are causing entire households to be removed from Medicaid coverage, according to a news release from theContinue Reading

TUESDAY, Aug. 29, 2023 (HealthDay News) — The Biden administration on Tuesday named the first 10 medicines that will be subject to price negotiations between Medicare and participating drug companies. The list represents the first step in a landmark program aimed at reducing the government’s drug spending, and potentially U.S.Continue Reading

MONDAY, July 31, 2023 (HealthDay News) — Large numbers of Americans who were dropped from Medicaid this spring lost their coverage because of paperwork problems, and not because they weren’t still eligible for the public health insurance program. “I am deeply concerned about high rates of procedural terminations due toContinue Reading

WEDNESDAY, July 26, 2023 (HealthDay News) — President Joe Biden announced Tuesday that his administration is seeking new rules to push insurance companies to increase coverage of mental health treatment. The new rules, which still must go through a public comment period, would require insurers to study if customers haveContinue Reading