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The future of State of Reform

DJ Wilson | Sep 22, 2021 | Federal

I have some pretty big news to share with you this afternoon. State of Reform is joining the growing family of smart, mission-driven folks at Health Management Associates. It's an alignment that we are very excited about and one that will allow us to continue to grow State of Reform...[ Read More ]

NIH builds large nationwide study population to support research on long-term effects of COVID-19

| Sep 15, 2021 | Federal

The National Institutes of Health awarded nearly $470 million to build a national study population of diverse research volunteers and support large-scale studies on the long-term effects of COVID-19. The NIH REsearching COVID to Enhance Recovery (RECOVER) Initiative(link is external) made the parent award to New York University (NYU) Langone Health, New...[ Read More ]

Study shows negative long-term physical and financial impacts for hospitalized COVID-19 patients

| Aug 23, 2021 | Federal

A study released last week shows negative physical and financial long-term impacts after hospitalizations for COVID-19 across the U.S. Early results from the third wave of the pandemic — from fall 2020 through early 2021 — show that 85% of those hospitalized said they were not back to pre-infection lives...[ Read More ]

FDA authorized emergency use of portable negative pressure tent

| Aug 13, 2021 | Federal, Michigan

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted emergency use Wednesday to newly designed negative pressure tents made by Michigan Medicine in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Michigan Medicine is in talks with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to stockpile these tents for the next pandemic and assist...[ Read More ]

HHS releases AAPI cultural competency RFI

| Jul 19, 2021 | Federal, Hawaii

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Minority Health (OMH) released a request for information (RFI) Friday to receive input from Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) communities and AAPI-serving organizations on the best practices regarding cultural competency, language access and sensitivity toward Asian Americans and...[ Read More ]

The complicated politics of a federal “coverage gap” workaround

| Jul 14, 2021 | Federal

The Biden administration and Democrats in Congress are pursuing a two-track legislative agenda for the second half of 2021, although political considerations and a crowded calendar may force a merger. The first bill is supposed to consummate an agreement among a bipartisan group of ten senators for more infrastructure spending....[ Read More ]

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