Month: March 2022
“H.R. 2954 will help all Americans successfully save for a secure retirement by expanding coverage and increasing retirement savings, simplifying the current retirement system, and protecting Americans and their retirement accounts,” said House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal, D-Mass., ahead of the Tuesday vote.
Second COVID-19 booster doses are now available for people 50 and older and people 12 and older who are immunocompromised at Southern Nevada Health District vaccination clinics, officials said.
Dr. Malinda Southard, a Carson City chiropractor and health preparedness official for the state, is the new executive director of Nevada’s Patient Protection Commission, a legislatively-created board charged with improving the delivery and cost of healthcare in the state.
Hoyer told reporters on Wednesday that it’s “inexcusable” people are being charged exorbitant prices for “a life-saving and life-sustaining drug whose costs [have] not increased and whose research costs have been amortized a very long period of time ago.”
The California Chamber of Commerce yesterday released the first wave of bills to be included on its 2022 job killer list. The preliminary list includes 9 new bills and two carry-over proposals from 2021. The CalChamber expects several additions to the list in the coming weeks.
The Health and Human Services Department would get a 26.8% spending boost in fiscal 2023 under a budget proposal the White House issued Monday. The budget plan outlines President Joe Biden's health priorities, which include improving public health infrastructure, advancing mental healthcare and making maternal health more equitable.
The White House has released its proposed budget for fiscal year 2023, and it highlights multiple healthcare priorities for the administration.
A group of truck drivers protesting COVID-19 mandates on roads and highways around the Washington, D.C., area in recent weeks will head to California next, an organizer announced Sunday night.
U.S. health care spending is likely to grow at about the rate of inflation over the rest of the decade after the pandemic fueled a nearly 10% jump between 2019 and 2020, federal experts said Monday. The big picture: The CMS actuaries’ projections in Health Affairs came with plenty of caveats. But if trends hold, out-of-pocket spending is ...
Accelerated Health Spending Expected Through 2030 As COVID Impacts Lessen
National health spending is expected to grow 4.9% annually over the next three years and 5.3% from 2025 to 2030, according to the latest estimates from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). This is expected to be driven in part by higher drug price growth and new pharmaceutical launches. National health spending growth is expected ...