Health Regulation

Can the U.S. Outpace Disease Outbreaks?

In the United States, disease outbreaks challenge emergency preparedness.

State-Level Marijuana Regulation

As states legalize marijuana, regulators must determine how to oversee its use.

Increasing Organ Donation in the United States

Two proposed rules aim to improve the rate of organ donations in the United States.

FDA Announces Age Change for Tobacco Sales

Online announcement declares that new tobacco age restrictions are effective immediately.

Drug Approval During a Public Health Crisis

FDA’s approval of an Ebola vaccine can serve as a framework for drug development during other epidemics.

Proposed Rule Seeks to Promote Value-Based Health Care

Federal regulators seek to expand safe harbors for provider care coordination arrangements.

The Little Health Bill That Could

A proposed law would reduce the amount households spend on health care each year.

Robotic surgery

Robotic Surgeries Need Regulatory Attention

Lawyers and regulators are concerned about the lack of regulations for the use of robotic technology in surgeries.

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Challenges in Implementing Brazil’s Universal Health Care

Brazil has recently made efforts to streamline the introduction and distribution of drugs.

How Ending an ACA Subsidy Was Worth its Weight in Silver

Court sides with insurance companies in cost-sharing subsidies class action despite their use of “silver loading.”

The Uncertainty of Regulating 3D Organ Printing

Policymakers around the world are determining how to apply existing regulations to 3D organ printing.

Relaxing Patient Privacy Laws to Tackle Substance Abuse

To fight opioid misuse, the U.S. government proposes expanding access to medical records on substance use.