From the Affordable Care Act to Medicaid expansion, news about health care is constantly changing.
From the Affordable Care Act to Medicaid expansion, news about health care is constantly changing. Stay updated with the latest healthcare news and legislation with our comprehensive coverage.
Photo credit: iStock.com/metamorworks In 2022, Connecticut became the fifth state to pass a comprehensive data privacy law. One particularly complex area within data privacy is consumer health data, which includes biometric data and certain location [...]
Woman hugging her elderly mother Adult day care refers to a service that provides elderly and disabled adults with supervision, socialization, and healthcare services during the day, allowing them to remain living in their own [...]
Photo credit: iStock.com/Antoine Johnson Medical marijuana telemedicine services allow medical providers to issue medical marijuana certifications for eligible patients via a phone or video call. Since the COVID-19 pandemic, people have increasingly relied on Internet [...]
Photo credit: iStock.com/Standart A recent study found that, between 2017 and 2020, 19.5% of children and adolescents aged 2–19, roughly 14.7 million youth, were obese. A Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) study [...]
Photo credit: iStock.com/LightFieldStudios For decades, smoking in casinos has been widely accepted nationwide. However, there has been an uptick in legislation aimed at banning the use of cigarettes in casinos in response to the impacts [...]
Photo credit: iStock.com/Tippapatt In 2021, DMGS discussed the increased push for remote telehealth services due to the Covid-19 pandemic and new insurance policies and legislation enacted. One year later, we revisit this topic to examine [...]
Photo credit: iStock.com/bbourdages In anticipation of and in response to the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to overrule Roe v. Wade in its Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization opinion, many states took immediate action to [...]
Photo credit: iStock.com/Diy13 Just as the risk of contracting COVID-19 begins to abate, U.S. states and municipalities are facing another virus. On July 23, 2022, the World Health Organization announced an outbreak of the monkeypox [...]
Photo credit: iStock.com/KenKPhoto State legislatures are looking into possible solutions to address the adverse effects of per- and poly-fluoroalkyls (PFAS). PFAS are human-made chemicals found in many everyday products linked to increased risks of diseases [...]
Photo credit: iStock.com/Liudmila Chernetska Contaminants in supplies of drinking water remain a regulatory challenge at both the state and federal levels. Recent legislation in California is the first of its kind to regulate microplastics [...]
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