Tuesday, 11 May 2021

Medications

KHN’s ‘What the Health?’: 100 Days of Health Policy

Can’t see the audio player? Click here to listen on SoundCloud. It’s been a busy 100 days for the Biden administration on health policy. The promise Joe Biden made as president-elect to get 100 million covid vaccinations in arms was doubled, healthcare.gov reopened to those without insurance, and steps were taken to undo a raft of […]

KHN’s ‘What the Health?’: ACA Packs More Benefits — And More Confusion

Can’t see the audio player? Click here to listen on SoundCloud. The covid relief bill signed by President Joe Biden a week ago includes billions of dollars in new health benefits for consumers. But those benefits may be hard for people to take advantage of because of the interaction with the income tax system and the […]

Analysis: The Trump Health Care Policies That Deserve to Stick Around

President Joe Biden’s goal of providing health care for more Americans advanced this week with his signing of an economic stimulus package that includes subsidies for health insurance premiums and new incentives for states to expand Medicaid, as well as the potential confirmation of Xavier Becerra as secretary of Health and Human Services. But as […]

With GOP Back at Helm, Montana Renews Push to Sniff Out Welfare Fraud

Montana is considering becoming the latest state to intensify its hunt for welfare overpayments and fraud, a move expected to remove more than 1,500 enrollees from low-income health coverage at a time when the pandemic has left more people needing help. With Republicans now controlling both chambers of the Montana legislature and the governor’s office, […]

Entresto Granted Expanded Indication in Chronic Heart Failure by FDA

EAST HANOVER, N.J., Feb. 16, 2021 — Novartis today announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the following expanded indication for Entresto® (sacubitril/valsartan): to reduce the risk of cardiovascular death and hospitalization for heart failure in adult patients with chronic heart failure.1 Benefits are most clearly evident in patients with left ventricular ejection fraction (LVEF) below normal.1 The […]

FDA Approves Evkeeza

FDA Approves Evkeeza (evinacumab-dgnb) for Patients with Homozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia TARRYTOWN, N.Y., Feb. 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: REGN) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Evkeeza (evinacumab-dgnb) as an adjunct to other low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) lowering therapies to treat adult and pediatric patients aged 12 years […]

FDA Approves Tepmetko

FDA Approves Tepmetko (tepotinib) as the First and Only Once-daily Oral MET Inhibitor for Patients with Metastatic NSCLC with METex14 Skipping Alterations ROCKLAND, Mass., Feb. 3, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — EMD Serono, the healthcare business sector of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany in the US and Canada, today announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) […]

Betaloc Injection

NOTICE: This Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) is intended for persons living in Australia. BETALOC®INJECTION Metoprolol tartrate Consumer Medicine Information What is in this leaflet This leaflet answers some of the common questions people ask about BETALOC INJECTION. It does not contain all the information that is known about BETALOC INJECTION. It does not take the […]

Bactroban Cream

NOTICE: This Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) is intended for persons living in Australia. BACTROBAN®CREAM Mupirocin Consumer Medicine Information What is in this leaflet? Please read this leaflet carefully before you start using BACTROBAN cream, or before helping someone else to use BACTROBAN cream. This leaflet answers some common questions about BACTROBAN cream.It does not contain […]

Cosopt

NOTICE: This Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) is intended for persons living in Australia. COSOPT® Dorzolamide hydrochloride/Timolol maleate Consumer Medicine Information What is in this leaflet This leaflet answers some common questions about COSOPT. It does not contain all the available information. It does not take the place of talking to your doctor or pharmacist. All […]

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