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Every day, about 90 Americans overdose on Opioids, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse. This has been termed the 'opiod crisis.' Opioids come in a variety of modes, including prescription pain relievers, synthetic opioids, and even heroin. The CDC estimates that the “economic...

Last night the Senate voted against the so called ACA “Skinny-Bill” Repeal, 49-51.  This bill would have eliminated the medical device tax as well as the individual and employer mandates. Practically speaking, this means that the protections and health insurance options created by the ACA remain,...

Here is a quick update on what has happened in the Senate this week to make changes to our health care system. The Senate attempted to vote on an amendment that included the last version of the Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA), and $100 billion...

Yesterday, the U.S. Senate released its revised proposal to overhaul health insurance in America.  Unfortunately, this new version of the Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA-2) would still cause significant harm to the cancer community. For clarity, here we will focus just on the changes to the...