Kaiser Health News
Patients with weakened immune systems, who are at high risk from COVID-19, say pharmacies are turning them away when they seek additional vaccine doses recommended by federal health officials.
A journalist with Type 1 diabetes describes unexpectedly battling prior authorization delays as his supply of insulin dwindled.
Mobile COVID-19 testing tents and vans have sprouted on urban sidewalks and street curbs, sparking concerns about risks.
The rule, which covers an estimated 80 million workers, took effect earlier last week.
Just 27% of children ages 5 to 11 have received at least one dose of the COVID vaccine, and 18% have received two.
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.
The future of nursing homes is deeply uncertain, with more than 300 closures in 2020 and 2021 and 54% operating at a financial loss.
Lawmakers around the country have passed laws, issued emergency orders or activated emergency statutes that severely limited families’ ability to seek recourse for lapses in COVID-related care.
In the Cincinnati area, nursing home administrators blame low Medicaid reimbursements rates to the loss of entry-level employees.