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New Alzheimer’s Drug Could be Covered by Medicare

Aduhelm, the new Alzheimer’s drug, has a $56,000 per year price, but Medicare has launched a formal process to determine if it will include it in coverage. A final decision is not anticipated to be met until the Spring of 2022 from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), but a ruling could come

When You Should Seek Professional Help For Sleep Problems

Sleep disorders are among some of the most common medical issues for Americans. Sleep disorders are defined as something that inhibits you from sleep or causes an increased level of sleepiness in daytime hours. Anyone can have a sleep disorder, but those affected by stress, anxiety, depression, and even genetics, have a higher likelihood of

CMS and CDC Update Guidelines for Nursing Home Staff Testing

New guidelines released by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for nursing home visitation and community activities and testing seek to focus on the residents and the community staff. Memorandum 38 (also technically referred to as QSO-20-38-NH) addresses the effects of vaccinations and testing

What You Should Know About Florida’s Health Care Budget

Florida receives an annual budget of $101.5 billion from the federal government, and much of it goes towards health care programs. Currently, Florida estimates a $44 billion spend on healthcare annually. Recently, Florida lawmakers met and answered many questions from the Sunshine State's residents about how healthcare funds would be spent. There are a few