For years, leading pediatricians, families and advocates have called for transforming pediatric care to focus more on addressing the family, social, emotional and economic issues that affect child health outcomes.
Healthcare continues to be one of the key factors driving voters’ decisions in the upcoming elections.
As a condition of receiving enhanced federal funding under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA), states are required to maintain continuous coverage for Medicaid enrollees during the COVID-19 public health emergency (PHE).
The first quarter of 2020 saw venture capital funding for telemedicine companies surging to $788 million—a jump of 258% over last year.
According to a recent Pew Study, 68% of voters say healthcare will play an important role in determining which candidate they choose—and 62% say the coronavirus pandemic will be a key factor in driving their decision in November.
On March 20, 2020, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) issued a Declaratory Ruling that exempted certain calls and texts related to COVID-19 from Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) requirements.
On July 24, President Trump signed four executive orders (EOs) designed to lower drug prices, adding new fuel to the already raging debate around prescription drug costs.
Long before COVID-19, evidence was mounting that social determinants of health (SDOH)—the conditions in which people are born, grow, live, work and age—have a significant impact on health outcomes and healthcare costs.