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Despite the surging older population, there are fewer geriatricians now -- just over 7,400 -- than there were in 2000.
New policy will enable doctors and nurses to offer street medicine to homeless people.
Under a new federal policy, Medicare will cover PrEP pills and injections for people age 65 and older.
Cancer patients in rural areas, socioeconomically deprived areas and the South had less access to palliative care physicians.
People with continuous private or public insurance coverage had higher rates of breast, colon and cervical cancer screening.
New limit on out-of-pocket drug costs will help people who take expensive medications for conditions like cancer or hepatitis.
Many nursing homes will not begin inoculations until well into October or even November.
Patient groups had sued over a Trump administration Medicare rule that allowed insurers not to count co-pays as out-of-pocket costs.
New types of plans target cultural and ethnic communities with special offerings and native-language practitioners.
Shutdown could affect NIH, CDC, community health centers and HIV/AIDS programs, but Medicare and Medicaid payments won’t stop immediately.
They’re in DC to advocate for cancer research funding and to expand access to prostate screenings and multi-cancer early detection.
Already, more than 100 million Americans don’t have regular access to primary care, a number that has nearly doubled since 2014.
Proposal would require all facilities to increase staffing up to certain minimum levels, but it includes no money for new hires.
Who should get flu, COVID and RSV vaccines—and when?
The Biden initiative marks a turning point in a long-fought battle to control ever-rising drug prices.
Breast cancer patients, physicians and advocates implored officials to scrap plan that would limit payment for DIEP flap surgery.
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