Tuesday, May 24, 2022: Access & Coverage

North Carolina Senate Republicans are strongly considering legislation that would expand Medicaid coverage to approximately 600,000 additional low-income adults. According to a summary of the draft bill obtained by The Associated Press, the legislation would include a...

Tuesday, May 24, 2022: Mental Health

On June 28, Third Horizon Strategies Senior Director Mindy Klowden will join the National Council for Mental Wellbeing for its sixth webinar in the Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic (CCHBC) Criteria Series. The series is designed to provide the newest...

Tuesday, May 24, 2022: Life Sciences

The U.S. is working to release a vaccine from the nation’s Strategic National Stockpile to combat the global outbreak of monkeypox cases. Per the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), there is one confirmed case of monkeypox and four suspected cases...

Tuesday, May 24, 2022: Payers

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released year seven results for its Independence at Home Demonstration, indicating that the federal government spent 18 percent below its 2020 target. The ten medical practices that participated in the model saw...

Monday, May 23, 2022: Life Sciences

Pfizer and BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine was more than 80 percent effective at eliciting a strong immune response in children between the ages of 6 months and 5 years old. Pfizer is seeking an emergency use authorization to vaccinate children five and under. The...