Monday, May 9, 2022: Access & Coverage

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said the Senate will vote on legislation to codify abortion rights into law on Wednesday in reaction to the leaked draft decision indicating the Supreme Court is poised to overturn its landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade ruling. “Every...

Friday, April 8, 2022: D.C. News

A federal appeals court voted 2-1 to reverse an earlier ruling by a district judge who in January blocked the COVID-19 vaccine mandate for federal workers. The 5th Circuit Court further ordered that the district court dismiss the case. Judge Carl Stewart, writing for...

Friday, April 8, 2022: D.C. News

The Senate confirmed President Joe Biden’s Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson yesterday. The vote was 53-47, with Republican Senators Susan Collins, Mitt Romney, and Lisa Murkowski joining Democrats to vote in favor. Jackson will be sworn in after...

Monday, March 7, 2022: Life Sciences

The FDA is getting closer to authorizing Novavax Inc.’s COVID-19 vaccine after the company said it fixed production issues that delayed its application. However, U.S. clearance for the protein-based shot is still a ways off given the FDA must review a lot of...

Tuesday, February 15, 2022: Payers

Cigna’s Evernorth announced it is adding Monument’s virtual care services to its behavioral health network. Monument offers an evidence-based, virtual treatment program for alcohol use disorder that includes specialized psychotherapy, physician-prescribed...