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NYSAG Asks Health Insurers to Review Opioid Prescription Policies
The New York State Attorney General (NYSAG) has sent a letter to health insurance companies asking t.
AHRQ Issues Update on Complex Health Interventions
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) has issued an update on its initiatives relati.
HHS OIG Issues Monthly Update of Enforcement Work Plan
The Office of the Inspector General (OIG) of the United States Department of Health and Human S.

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Apr
03
2017
HHS Issues Information on Drop in Life Expectancy Due to Opioid Abuse Epidemic

The United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has issued information in honor of N... Read More

Apr
03
2017
NGC Highlights Clinical Practice Guidelines for Oral Cancer and NQMC Highlights Clinical Quality Measures for Oral Cancer

The National Guideline Clearinghouse (NGC) is highlighting Oral Cancer Awareness Month with its appr... Read More

Apr
03
2017
NYSDOH Issues Report on Medicaid DSRIP PPS Job Vacancy Rates

The New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) has issued a new report on the Medicaid Delive... Read More

Apr
03
2017
Governor Cuomo to Send State Budget Extender Bill Until May 31 to New York State Legislature

Governor Cuomo has issued a statement that he is sending a State Budget extender bill to the New Yor... Read More

Apr
01
2017
Governor Cuomo Issues Statement on Status of State Budget

Governor Cuomo has issued a statement that he is allowing a grace period for the New York State Legi... Read More

Mar
31
2017
GAO Issues Reports on Using Data Analytics to Combat Fraudulent Payments and on Lobbyists Compliance with Disclosure Requirements

The United States Government Accountability Office (GAO) has issued two reports: 1) on using data an... Read More

Mar
31
2017
NYEC Issues Update on New York HIT Topics

The New York eHealth Collaborative (NYEC) has issued its monthly newsletter updating people on all t... Read More

Mar
31
2017
NIH Issues Annual Report on Cancer

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has issued its annual report on the status of cancer in the ... Read More

Mar
31
2017
AHRQ Opens Registration for TeamSTEPPS Office-Based Care Course

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) has opened registration for its TeamSTEPP... Read More

Mar
31
2017
NYSDOH Offering Free Pain Management/Opioid Prescribing Course

The New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) is offering a free pain management/opioid pres... Read More

Mar
31
2017
FBI Issues Cybersecurity Warning to Dental and Medical Entities on FTP Servers

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has issued a warning to dental and medical entities o... Read More

Mar
30
2017
Governor Cuomo Endorses Federal Legislation to Increase Medicaid Funding for New York

Governor Cuomo has endorsed the federal Empire State Equity Act that would increase federal Medicaid... Read More

Mar
30
2017
NIDCR Launches Dental Research Initiative -- NIDCR 2030

The National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR) has launched NIDCR 2030,&nbs... Read More

Mar
30
2017
NPHL Issues 2017 Local County Health Ratings

The Network for Public Health Law (NPHL) has issued the local county health ratings for all counties... Read More

Mar
30
2017
CMS Issues Latest Medicare Regulatory Update

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued its latest update on its regulatory ... Read More

Mar
30
2017
FDA CDRH Issues Updated Strategic Regulatory Priorities and Accomplishments

The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDR... Read More

Mar
29
2017
CDC Issues Updated HCV Testing Protocols for Health Care Workers

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued updated testing protocols for h... Read More

Mar
29
2017
NYSDOH Launches Medicaid FIDA Program in Suffolk and Westchester Counties

The New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) has launched the expansion of the Medicaid Ful... Read More

Mar
29
2017
AHRQ Updates Patient Safety Information and Resources

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) has issued its weekly update on patient safety... Read More

Mar
29
2017
United States Supreme Court Vacates Decision That Had Upheld New York Prohibition on Credit Card Surcharges

Continuing the litigation saga of New York's law prohibiting charging different prices for using cas... Read More