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FDA to Lift Ban on Blood Donations From Gay Men
The Food and Drug Administration reversed a decades-old ban on gay men donating blood, concluding that modern scientific screening of blood makes the ban unnecessary.
Tue, 23 Dec 2014 14:12:35 EST

Health Policy
Deadline Lures Millions to
Federal officials said that largely held up during a key sign-up deadline despite some stumbles.
Tue, 16 Dec 2014 18:03:47 EST

Health Policy
Some States Extend Deadline for Health Plans Via Exchanges
Some states have extended a Monday deadline for residents to change or get new health-law insurance plans for next year because many consumers still haven’t picked plans.
Mon, 15 Dec 2014 14:50:34 EST

Health Policy
Health Law Hurts Some Free Clinics
Some free U.S. health clinics serving the uninsured are shutting their doors because of funding shortfalls and low demand they attribute to the Affordable Care Act’s insurance expansion.
Fri, 12 Dec 2014 19:20:14 EST

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Flu Vaccine Seen as Less Effective Due to 'Drifted' Virus
This year’s flu vaccine may not fully protect against the virus because the season’s most common strain has mutated, or “drifted,” from the form the shot targets, federal officials said.
Thu, 04 Dec 2014 19:05:11 EST

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Rate Falls for Often-Deadly Ailments Acquired in U.S. Hospitals
The rate of often-deadly ailments that patients fall prey to inside U.S. hospitals fell by 17% between 2010 and 2013, federal officials said, resulting in as many as 50,000 fewer deaths while hospitalized.
Tue, 02 Dec 2014 20:11:31 EST

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Insurers' Listings of In-Network Doctors Often Out of Date
The networks of doctors that many insurance companies are offering in Medicare Advantage and commercial health plans this year are narrower than they appear, because the lists are often erroneous or out-of-date, say physicians and regulators.
Tue, 25 Nov 2014 19:52:15 EST

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Lawmakers Seek Greater Bio-Research Funding
A bipartisan pair of senators is putting together a proposal to significantly increase federal funding for biomedical research, an issue that has taken on greater urgency in light of the Ebola outbreak.
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 19:56:11 EDT

Health Policy
Medicaid Backlogs Could Worsen as Health-Law Sign-Ups Resume
Hundreds of thousands of people who signed up for Medicaid months ago still don’t have coverage, a problem that could worsen as health-law sign-ups resume.
Sun, 12 Oct 2014 20:20:28 EDT

Health Policy Shortens Insurance Application
Most consumers shopping for insurance on starting next month will use an application that is about one-fourth as long as last year’s complex questionnaire.
Thu, 09 Oct 2014 11:38:01 EDT

Health Policy Testing to Be Confidential
The new is set to open for broad testing by insurers on Tuesday, but they’re not going to be publicly talking—or tweeting—about it.
Tue, 07 Oct 2014 21:55:04 EDT

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Indiana's Gov. Pence Presses Obama on Medicaid Plans
Indiana Gov. Pence put the future of the Medicaid program front and center when President Obama landed in Evansville, Ind., on Friday.
Fri, 03 Oct 2014 17:46:08 EDT

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Antibiotics Use in Animals Surges
The amount of antibiotics sold for use in cows, chickens and other animals raised for food increased 16% between 2009 and 2012, the U.S. government said on Thursday.
Thu, 02 Oct 2014 14:47:55 EDT

Health Policy Delays Web Host Switch
The U.S. government has shelved plans to move the insurance website to a new host, delaying a move that was supposed to fix reliability problems with the site before this year's enrollment season.
Wed, 01 Oct 2014 22:03:51 EDT

Health Policy
Health-Coverage Expansion Gets Tougher
A nationwide effort to enroll consumers in health insurance under the Affordable Care Act this fall will be more complicated than it was for 2014.
Sun, 28 Sep 2014 19:07:18 EDT

Health Policy
A Medicare Program Loses More Health-Care Providers
Four more hospital systems recently have dropped out of the Pioneer Accountable Care Organization program, a key part of the federal health law, leaving just 19 of the original 32 participants.
Thu, 25 Sep 2014 19:12:18 EDT

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States Add Insurers Under Health Law
Most states will have at least one more insurer selling health plans under the Affordable Care Act in the second year of the program's insurance expansion, the Obama administration said on Tuesday.
Tue, 23 Sep 2014 20:35:05 EDT

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Hospitals Cut Costs by Getting Doctors to Stick to Guidelines
Some hospitals across the nation are making a push to cut costs by standardizing care. While professional bodies publish guidelines advising doctors how best to treat patients, many deviate from them.
Mon, 22 Sep 2014 20:49:53 EDT

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