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US measles cases surpass 1,000 for 2019 as CDC urges parents to vaccinate their children

This picture shows shows Antonia Diaz reacting as she receives the measles, mumps and rubella vaccine at the Rockland County Health Department in Haverstraw, Rockland County, New York. Johannes Eisele | AFP | Getty Images The number of measles cases in the U.S. this year had surpassed 1,000, the CDC announced on Wednesday. This puts… Read More »

Rheumatology group urges CMS to use caution when considering IPI drug pricing model

In comments submitted to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the American College of Rheumatology urged the agency to proceed with caution when considering the International Pricing Index drug pricing model, which was announced in an Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking in October. The ACR is concerned that, without substantial changes, the demonstration program… Read More »