The Biden administration's proposed overhaul of nursing home care would require mandating adequate staffing levels for all homes without bankrupting those that can’t afford far higher labor costs.
Democrats in the Senate are primed this month to make their first attempt at salvaging one of the most popular elements of President Joe Biden’s stalled Build Back Better plan — the proposal to cap insulin costs at $35 a month.
It might not go well.
A year after President Joe Biden signed an order creating an entity modeled on FDR’s hugely successful Wartime Production Board, to be called the Pandemic Testing Board, there’s little trace of it.
The president's administration is moving to eliminate the monthly premiums Republican-led states charge Medicaid recipients.
The Biden administration’s effort to distribute free COVID-19 tests nationwide was supposed to start Wednesday, but the government began taking orders on Tuesday.
The rule, which covers an estimated 80 million workers, took effect earlier last week.
A decision by the justices is expected within days on cases that challenge rules set in November by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration and Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.
PhRMA regards drug price negotiation for Medicare as an existential threat to its business — potentially costing billions.
Health experts say this could be the only time a fix to the “Medicaid gap” in Republican controlled states will be possible for many years.