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Vic child flu death prompts vaccine push

The death of a Victorian child from the flu over the summer season is a reminder for everyone at risk to get immunised, state health authorities say. It’s unclear when and where the child died, but Deputy Chief Health Officer Brett Sutton said authorities are not releasing further details to protect the family’s privacy. “I… Read More »

Massachusetts Democrats push bill to allow more late-term abortions

Massachusetts Democrats are pushing a sweeping bill to allow more third-trimester abortions, meaning the commonwealth would join New York in having some of the loosest restrictions in the country. Massachusetts law currently bans abortions after 24 weeks of pregnancy except if a woman’s pregnancy endangers her life, or if continuing the pregnancy would risk “grave… Read More »

Groups call on CMS to push out Medicare Shared Savings Program application deadline

The National Association of ACOs and America’s Physician Groups are telling the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services that its application deadline to apply for the revamped Shared Savings ACO program does not give providers enough time to consider the new rule that was only finalized on December 21. On Thursday, CMS set the deadline… Read More »