Judge rules against Florida in fight to place children in nursing homes

TALLAHASSEE After a decades-long legal battle, a federal judge on Friday ordered Florida to make changes to keep children with complex medical conditions out of nursing homes and help them receive care in their homes or family communities. US District Judge Donald Middlebrooks, siding with the US Department of Justice, ruled that Florida violated the … Read more

CMS Introduces 2024 Medicare PFS, Rules Proposed by OPPS – MedLearn Publishing

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The OPPS proposal did not contain references to several high-profile issues on which industry leaders awaited reform. Federal officials yesterday unveiled a pair of proposed rules, with potential adjustments to the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) and Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) for calendar year 2024. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announcement … Read more

Health Canada’s new rules target vaping ‘Wild West’ – National | globalnews.ca

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Health Canada will soon have a clearer look into the haze of Canadian vaping habits as new reporting requirements for retailers and manufacturers aim to address what some are calling a Wild West. Under new regulations passed in June, companies now must submit semi-annual sales data and ingredient lists to Health Canada, with the first … Read more

Governor Kevin Stitt rejects online medical records rules

Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt addresses the media June 23 in the Capitol's Blue Room.

Gov. Kevin Stitt reversed an agency rule about implementing a statewide health information exchange program that sparked concerns about patient privacy. The rule would have implemented new definitions and exemption criteria for electronic health records shared between a patient’s caregivers. According to the Oklahoma State Medical Association, Oklahoma’s HIE’s goal is to improve patient outcomes … Read more

DEA relaxed online prescribing rules during covid. Now he wants to keep them in check.

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Federal regulators want most patients to see a healthcare provider in person before receiving prescriptions for potentially addictive drugs through telehealth, which hasn’t been required in more than three years. During the covid-19 public health emergency, the Drug Enforcement Administration has allowed doctors and other healthcare professionals to prescribe controlled medications during telehealth appointments without … Read more

The 6 golden rules of eating for longevity, according to the longest-lived people on earth

The 6 golden rules of eating for longevity, according to the longest-lived people on earth

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