Health

The Institutions for Mental Diseases Exclusion Rule is an Anachronism

The time has come for repealing Medicaid’s Institutions for Mental Diseases Exclusion rule.

Prescription Drug Affordability

The court ruling striking down the Affordable Care Act may get in the way of making drugs affordable.

Defining and Establishing Goals for Medicare for All

Although “Medicare for all” has picked up political traction, how it will materialize remains unclear.

What Tomorrow Holds for U.S. Health Care

Experts offer solutions to pressing issues in American health care.

Addressing the Constitutionality of Federal Quarantine Rules

Scholars say constitutionally shaky infectious disease regulations must yield to better prevention programs.

Should the Federal Government Allow States to Require Medicaid Recipients to Work?

A federal judge strikes a blow to two states’ Medicaid work requirements.

Determining How to Regulate Encapsulated Placenta

Scholar argues that FDA should use a narrowly tailored framework to regulate encapsulated placenta pills.

Got Soy Beverage?

Plant-based milk producers may soon no longer be able to put “milk” on their labels.

Regulations Coming Soon for Lab-Grown Meat

FDA and USDA’s plan to jointly regulate lab-made meat raises new questions for the future of food regulation.

The Case for Eating Bugs

Scholar argues FDA should regulate insects as food to help address food insecurity.

Judge Suspends Rules Expanding Exemptions to the Contraceptive Mandate

National injunction stops corporations from claiming religious or moral exemptions to birth control coverage.

How FDA Drug Review Contributed to the Opioid Epidemic

Scholars argue that FDA should use larger health data sets in its approval process for high-risk drugs.