Medicare Advantage plan provider to pay $270M in false claims

A Medicare Advantage plan provider agreed to pay $270 million to resolve its False Claims Act liability for providing inaccurate information that caused Medicare Advantage Plans

REPORT: 1 in 3 Americans Has Prediabetes

A successful initiative that has already helped more than two million Americans learn their risk of developing type 2 diabetes, the “Do I Have...

US to Purchase $170 Million in Smallpox Vaccines for Stockpiling

The US can purchase additional vaccine over the next 10 years, with a target of $2 billion in procurement and surge options for up to a total of nearly $2.8 billion.

Sub-organization of CDC launches new framework to tackle opioid crisis in the workplace

Opioid use and misuse in the workplace are a definite part of America’s opioid crisis – and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) has a new plan to fight it.

CDC Awards New Funds to Stop Drug Overdoses, Deaths

$301 million in new Overdose Data to Action funds is headed to states and local jurisdictions.

CDC: More than Half of People who Misuse Prescription Opioids also Binge Drink

CDC’s analysis shows that people who binge drank were nearly twice as likely to misuse prescription opioids as non-drinkers.

New Study: Alzheimer’s grows rapidly in Georgia, more than national average

One of the biggest takeaways from this year’s report is that the Alzheimer’s burden in this country and Georgia continues to grow.

FDA Considering Roll Back on Frozen Cherry Pie Regulations

Did you even know frozen cherry pies were this regulated?

2 Georgia HIV/AIDS Housing Programs to Receive Cut of $25 Million from HUD

These grants provide a combination of housing assistance and supportive services for this vulnerable population.

FDA cuts regulations to make it easier for class labeling on diagnostic tests for...

FDA looks to roll back regulations on cancer therapeutics.