Seniors and People with Disabilities Likely to Save Over $230 Million on Vaccines Thanks to Inflation Reduction Act, According to New HHS Report

Eliminating out-of-pocket costs in Medicare Part D for recommended vaccines including shingles and others is bringing cost savings to consumers and is likely to increase vaccine uptake

Today, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued a new report showing that in 2021, 3.4 million people with Medicare paid $234 million in out-of-pocket costs for recommended vaccines covered under Medicare Part D.

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HHS Announces the Availability of $25 Million to Expand Primary Care – Including Mental Health – Services in Schools

For the first time, awardees will be required to provide mental health services in schools.

March 10, 2023 – Today, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), through the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), announced the availability of approximately $25 million to expand primary health care, including mental health services, in schools.

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Blood Test Identifies Acute Myeloid Leukemia Patients at Greater Risk for Relapse After Bone Marrow Transplant

A small portion of adults in remission from a deadly blood cancer had persisting mutations that were detected, which predicted their risk of death from having the cancer return.

Researchers at the National Institutes of Health show the benefits of screening adult patients in remission from acute myeloid leukemia (AML) for residual disease before receiving a bone marrow transplantRead full story