Supreme Court Considers if Providers can Sue States for Higher Medicaid Pay

Originally posted by the Kansas Health Institute. The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments Tuesday in a case that could block hospitals, doctors — or anyone else — from suing states over inadequate payment rates for providers who participate in the Medicaid program for low-income Americans. Federal law...

Dentist and Dental Hygienist Both in Top 5 of Best Jobs of 2015

Originally posted by U.S. News & World Report. The Best Jobs of 2015 Each year, U.S. News faces a tall task: Ranking jobs to highlight those that are better than most. The problem? There isn’t one type of worker who wants one type of job to fit one type of lifestyle. But whether you’re drawn to work...

FDA Approves New Hydrocodone Product That’s Hard to Abuse

Originally posted by the American Dental Association. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved an extended-release hydrocodone product with properties that can reduce abuse of the drug. Hysingla ER (hydrocodone bitartrate) is an opioid analgesic that can treat pain severe enough to require daily,...

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