CMS conducted an inspection of a nursing home based in Kirkland, Washington, the Life Care Center, considered to be the epicenter of the state’s outbreak of the new coronavirus, and is planning to inspect more nursing homes impacted by the virus.
Medicaid has undergone significant changes over the last several years, both after states were allowed to expand the federal program under the Affordable Care Act and after President Trump recently announced states will be allowed to cap spending for the program.
Another round of studies prove that consuming red and processed meat is bad for health. The studies, both from Harvard researchers, were presented at the American Heart Association’s EPI Scientific Sessions.
A probable carcinogen NDMA has been found in a diabetes drug metformin, testing by a pharmacy has confirmed. The FDA previously announced it was testing metformin, which helps control blood sugar, for NDMA.