The National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) recently sent a letter to Congressional leaders urging them “to engage in meaningful debate and reform of the current practices of pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs) and to take decisive action to reform the …

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The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), through its Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC), recently finalized its “Health Data, Technology, and Interoperability: Certification Program Updates, Algorithm Transparency, and Information Sharing” (HTI-1) Rule.  The …

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently published a final rule amending “its regulations concerning direct-to-consumer (DTC) advertisements for human prescription drugs presented in television or radio format and stating the name of the drug and its conditions of …

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The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently reported that newborn syphilis cases increased over 10 times from 2012 to 2022.  “The increase in newborn syphilis follows rising syphilis cases among women of reproductive age combined with social …

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