The newer images are more expensive, but it’s not yet clear if they are more effective in catching cancers that will kill.
Moly-99, as it’s called, is created in just six government-owned nuclear research reactors — none in North America — raising concerns about the reliability of the supply.
At a panel discussion this week in Sacramento, patients, caregivers and others shared their perspectives on how Alzheimer’s disease affects women, who account for two-thirds of those living with the condition.
The program will also set monthly premiums for Medicaid coverage and penalties for those who don’t make the payments.
States that opt to change their Medicaid program must figure out how to delineate who is covered by the new mandate, how to enforce the rules and how to handle the people seeking exemptions.
'We’re really in historic territory'
A particularly nasty flu is widespread in 46 states. Nationally, at least 106 people have died from the infectious disease.
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