President Joe Biden’s battle against high drug prices is mostly embodied in the IRA, as the law is known — a grab bag of measures intended to give Medicare patients immediate relief and, in the long term, to impose government controls on what pharmaceutical companies charge for their products. The law represents the most significant overhaul for the U.S. drug marketplace in decades.
The state agency charged with overseeing services to Nevadans with disabilities or special health care needs is facing “major vacancy rates,” with the largest shortfall among social workers and specialists who provide oversight to state long-term care facilities, lawmakers were told Wednesday.
On Monday, the United States Department of the Treasury and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services announced a 30-day public comment period after determining that the waiver application needed to assess Nevada’s health insurance public option was complete.
Nevada’s health insurance marketplace had its second largest open enrollment period in the state’s history, according to data released this week.
Nevada lawmakers passed legislation during their 2023 session to create a working group to study the therapeutic use of psychoactive substances such as psilocybin.
As attempts to limit or ban gender-affirming care for transgender children continue to be pushed across the country, one Nevada state senator is vowing to revisit his vetoed bill that could have offered protections for transgender patients and their providers.
On the presidential campaign trail, former President Donald Trump is, once again, promising to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act — a nebulous goal that became one of his administration’s splashiest policy failures.