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Sick of hearing about the health care law? Plenty of people have tuned out after all the political jabber and website woes. But now is the time to tune back in, before it's too late. The big deadline is coming March 31.
The administration quietly issued a health law fix Thursday to help those states still trying to solve website problems that have eclipsed those experienced earlier by the federal HealthCare.gov site.
Several U.S. senators are co-sponsoring a bill that would curb electronic cigarette marketing while the fast-growing industry awaits federal regulation. The bill introduced Wednesday by California Sen. Barbara Boxer, Iowa Sen. Tom Harkin and others would ban marketing to children based on standards set by the Federal Trade Commission.
Cuts are on the table next year for Medicare Advantage plans, the Obama administration says. The politically dicey move affecting a private insurance alternative highly popular with seniors immediately touched off an election-year fight.
While governors from Connecticut to Louisiana sparred on Sunday over how best to improve the nation's economy, governors of both parties shared a far more pragmatic outlook on the controversial program known as "Obamacare" as millions of their constituents begin to be covered.
Illegal Prescription Drug Sellers Arraigned on Charges for Smuggling Illicit Cancer Drugs into the United StatesFebruary 13, 2014 3:28 pm | News | Comments
Two individuals were arraigned today for charges that they smuggled adulterated and misbranded prescription cancer treatments from Turkey and other countries into the United States and conspired to defraud the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
New government figures show it's an older, costlier crowd that's signing up so far for health insurance under Obama's health care law. Enrollments are lower for the healthy, younger Americans who will be needed to keep premiums from rising.
The Republican-led House voted overwhelmingly Friday to bolt new security requirements onto President Barack Obama's health care law, with 67 Democrats breaking ranks to join with the GOP. It was the first skirmish of what is certain to be a long and contentious election-year fight.
Record-keeping snags could complicate the start of insurance coverage this month as millions of people begin using policies they purchased under President Barack Obama's health care overhaul. Insurance companies are still trying to sort out cases of so-called health insurance orphans, customers for whom the government has a record that they enrolled, but the insurer does not.
Even as his health care law divided the nation, President Barack Obama's first term saw historically low growth in health costs, government experts said in a new report Monday. The White House called it vindication of the president's health care policies, but it's too early to say if the four-year trend that continued through 2012 is a lasting turnaround that Obama can claim as part of his legacy.
The Obama administration urged a Supreme Court justice Friday to stop blocking the new health care law's requirement that some religion-affiliated organizations provide health insurance that includes birth control.
The Supreme Court has thrown a hitch into President Barack Obama's new health care law by blocking a requirement that some religion-affiliated organizations provide health insurance that includes birth control.
Years after being exiled to New York City's sidewalks by a ban on smoking in indoor public places, some smokers relished electronic cigarettes as a way to come in from the cold. Now they're down to their last few puffs after the City Council voted 43-8 Thursday to expand the ban to include the devices.
Problems with the government's main health care overhaul website carry a bigger risk than frequent crashes: Higher prices could follow for many Americans if technical troubles scare off young people.
The FDA reviews advertising and promotional labels for prescription drugs to make sure the content isn't false or misleading. What materials are regulated? How can advertising violate the law? And what are the consequences? FDA Drug Info Rounds pharmacists discuss the many elements surrounding the marketing and advertising of a drug product.
The federal health-care law is becoming a heavier political burden for President Obama, despite increased confidence on the economy and the public’s own generally upbeat sense of well-being.
Political damage to Democrats from the 2010 health law is prompting Republican policy experts to reconsider their own party’s long-standing approach to health policy.
Federal health officials, after encouraging alternate sign-up methods amid the fumbled rollout of their online insurance website, began quietly urging counselors around the country this week to stop using paper applications to enroll people in health insurance because of concerns those applications would not be processed in time.
The University of Notre Dame has filed another lawsuit opposing portions of the federal health care overhaul that forces it to provide health insurance for students and employees that includes birth control, saying it contravenes the teachings of the Roman Catholic Church.
Biogen Idec announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has extended the initial Prescription Drug User Fee Act (PDUFA) date for its review of the Biologics License Application (BLA) for ALPROLIX™, the company’s investigational long-lasting recombinant factor IX Fc fusion protein candidate for hemophilia B.
The Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to referee another dispute over President Barack Obama's health care law, whether businesses can use religious objections to escape a requirement to cover birth control for employees.
This class action seeks to recover damages against the Company and certain of its officers and directors as a result of alleged violations of the federal securities laws.
A top government technology official told Congress that about 30% of the federal health-insurance marketplace "is still being developed," suggesting more tough hurdles await the administration.
The proposed legislation is part of a set of new proposals, outlined Tuesday, that are meant to address problems revealed by a series of catastrophic failures at the Stafford Hospital in central England, when hundreds of patients died unnecessarily from 2005 to 2009.
Congress is taking a half step toward increasing federal oversight of so-called compounding pharmacies that custom mix medications in bulk, a year after a meningitis outbreak from contaminated steroid pain injections killed at least 64 people and sickened hundreds more.
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