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Failures Of VA Pharmacy System Put Patient Safety At Risk, GAO Report Finds

KHN Morning Briefing

The pharmacy operations are part of the Veterans Affairs Department’s soon-to-be-replaced electronic health record system. In other news on veteran health, VA Secretary David Shulkin talks about disparities in access to care depending on a patient’s location.

The New War On Sepsis

KHN Original

Armed with strict guidelines and motivated by sheer urgency, a specialized team of nurses makes the rounds, seeking to thwart the No. 1 killer in U.S. hospitals.

State Officials Scramble To Woo Insurers Back Into ACA Marketplaces

KHN Morning Briefing

In Washington state, an insurer that was going to pull out of the exchanges reversed course after “repeated discussions” with state officials. And in Iowa, a company that had been considering leaving the individual marketplace announced it will stay in it.

Marketing Sanctions Lifted Off Cigna

KHN Morning Briefing

The federal sanctions barred the company from marketing and selling its Medicare Advantage policies to new beneficiaries.

Trump’s Working Group On Drug Prices Catering To Pharma’s Wish List

KHN Morning Briefing

Despite promising action to reel in an industry that he said was “getting away with murder,” President Donald Trump and his administration’s working group on high prescription drug costs is leaning toward policy recommendations backed by pharmaceutical companies.