There's only one way to resolve the dissonance between personal beliefs and professional obligations: remembering that physicians take an oath pledging fealty to patients' health, not their own belief systems.
Republicans who have fought against the Affordable Care Act (ACA) for years are at a crossroads after their opposition largely failed.
Additional codes have been approved by the Current Procedural Terminology Editorial Panel for chronic care remote physiologic monitoring and internet consultations.
FDA Approval of Medication With a Digital Monitoring System: Major Breakthrough or "Brave New World"?
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A new policy opposing lockout provisions that block Medicaid patients from the program for lengthy periods and instead supporting allowing patients to reapply immediately for redetermination was adopted by the American Medical Association House of Delegates during the AMA's annual meeting in Chicago, according to an article published in the association's AMA Wire.
The FDA continues to battle the nation's opioid problem even as it looks to detect and prevent the next threat.
Senator Elizabeth Warren introduced a bipartisan bill in June 2018 (S.3032) that would exempt most marijuana-related activities from the Controlled Substances Act when they are allowed under state or tribal law.
There are large coverage gaps in short-term health plans that were approved Wednesday by the Trump administration.
William Halford, PhD, reportedly administered a live attenuated herpes simplex virus vaccine to 17 participants at an off-campus hotel without approval from an institutional review board.
In the United States, legalization of medical cannabis on a statewide basis was associated with a nearly 30% decrease in schedule III (but not schedule II) opioid prescription numbers and dosages for Medicaid patients.
Twenty-eight medical organizations, including AMA, sent letter to Administrator Verma of CMS
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