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Not Fake News! A Trump Administration Rule Models Government Civility

By MICHAEL L. MILLENSON  A Trump administration regulation issued just hours before the partial federal shutdown offers quiet hope for civility in government. What happened, on its face, was simple: an update of the rules governing a particular Medicare program. In today’s dyspeptic political climate, however, what didn’t happen along the way was truly remarkable – and may… Read More »

Trump administration eyes allowing Medicare to negotiate more drug prices

The U.S. pays 180 percent more than other countries for most of the drugs that are given to Medicare patients while they’re with a doctor, according to a report out Thursday from the Department of Health and Human Services. The timing of the report suggests that it will factor into President Trump’s speech on drug… Read More »

Trump administration launches program for moms, babies with opioid withdrawal

The Trump administration is launching a program to help states care for pregnant women who are using opioids and for their babies who are born dependent on the drugs. The Maternal Opioid Misuse program, or the “M-O-M model,” will work with state Medicaid programs to help set up services for pregnant women who are dependent… Read More »