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November 22, 2021: TACHC

TACHC's 38th Annual Conference Pictures

 

November 17, 2021: WSJ

The Biden Administration plans to spend billions to join drug makers on increasing COVID-19 vaccine supply with a goal of producing one billion doses a year. Read more: 

November 16, 2021: KHN

The number and complexity of school quarantine policies have left American parents confused. Read more:

November 16, 2021: WSJ

 

Pfizer Inc. has asked U.S. health regulators to authorize the oral COVID-19 drug for use in high-risk patients, potentially making it available to take at home by the end of the year. Read more:

 

November 16, 2021: Texas Tribune

Around 770,000 Texans live in poverty because they can’t qualify for government health to pay for health insurance. A provision in the Build Back Better legislation, which is being considered by Congress, could fix that loophole through at least 2025. Read more: 

November 11, 2021: KHN

KHN’s podcast “What the Health? Why is healthcare so expensive, Chapter $22K” discusses government health spending, the rising cost of employer-provided health insurance, vaccine mandates, the expansion of telehealth, and more. Read more


November 10, 2021: KHN

 

As the pandemic continues, many employers have ramped up mental health and other benefits to support workers. Meanwhile, employee health insurance has remained steady, increases for health insurance premiums and out-of-pocket expenses were moderate, and deductibles were largely unchanged from the past two years. Read more: 

 

November 4, 2021: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

 

The CMS released its interim final rule on vaccine requirements for healthcare facilities participating in Medicare and Medicaid programs, including FQHCs. Read more:

 

November 1, 2021: TACHC

Tachc’s new board of directors