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October 13, 2023

October is Patient-Centered Care Awareness Month

Patient-Centered Care Awareness Month is an international awareness-building campaign to commemorate the progress that has been made toward making patient-centered care a reality and to build momentum for further progress. It is a time to raise awareness about the importance of providing care that is respectful of, and responsive to individual patient preferences, needs, and values.

October 13, 2023

A Look at 2024 Medicare Premiums

Monthly Medicare premiums for physician and outpatient care will rise about 6 percent for 2024, CMS announced this week.

October 12, 2023

A New Type of Heart Disease

The American Heart Association this week sent a national alert identifying a new condition that connects obesity, Type 2 diabetes, kidney disease, and cardiovascular disease.

October 09, 2023

DEA Extends Telehealth Prescribing through 2024

For the second time, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) has extended the COVID-19 flexibilities that have allowed clinicians to virtually prescribe certain medications through 2024.

October 05, 2023

How Should AI be Regulated in Health Care?

The future of health care may be supported by artificial intelligence (AI), and federal lawmakers are starting to debate how to regulate this emerging technology.

October 03, 2023

Drugmakers agree to negotiate Medicare prices

The manufacturers of the 10 drugs selected for the Medicare Drug Price Negotiation Program have agreed to take part in the new federal program, CMS said today.