Sunday, August 25, 2019
On Wednesday, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., spoke on the Senate floor on his America First Drug Pricing Plan to address the soaring costs of prescription drugs by promoting transparency and preventing drug companies from forcing American consumers to subsidize low drug prices in foreign countries.
Soto’s “Territories Health Care Improvement Act" would increase the limit on Medicaid payments and the Federal Medical Assistance Percentage for Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam, American Samoa and the Northern Mariana Islands.
"This will not only save the program, which is dangerously close to going bankrupt; It will save our aid for the people who need it most."
While she was elected to Congress for the first time last year, Shalala does have experience on the healthcare front, including serving eight years as U.S. secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) under President Bill Clinton.
This week, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., applauded President Donald Trump for offering an executive order directing the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to have hospitals and insurance companies reveal service rates and out-of-pocket expenses.
Hispanic voters are front and center this week as Telemundo hosts 20 contenders for the Democratic presidential nomination and two rounds of debates while Vice President Mike Pence launches Latinos for Trump in Miami.
A new report by AAA shows around 15 million Americans are high on marijuana while they are behind the wheel. The report also shows those drivers are most likely to be involved in a crash.
Sestak, who served more than three decades in the Navy and who rose to the rank of vice admiral, entered the race on Sunday.
The American Medical Association (AMA), the nation’s largest healthcare group, insists it is not the time for the U.S. to adopt the “Medicare for All” plan proposed by some Democrats running for president and in Congress.
Spano applauded the bill for including almost $9.5 billion for mental health services, almost $222 million for suicide prevention outreach and almost $1.9 billon for the VA to help homeless veterans.