61 Articles Matching "shutdown"

Insurers say shutdown delays benefit plan design

Jan 16, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The partial government shutdown has stalled a proposed rule outlining plans for the 2020 coverage year for the Affordable Care Act's...
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Are there foods you should avoid during the government shutdown? It depends who you ask

Jan 16, 2019 , CNN Health
Should you be worried about the safety of your food during the government shutdown?...
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Hundreds of FDA staff return to work amid shutdown: Commissioner

Jan 16, 2019 , Reuters
About 400 U.S. Food and Drug Administration staffers have returned to their posts from furlough, including some food inspectors and support professionals, Commissioner Scott Gottlieb said in a tweet on Tuesday....
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Here's How the Government Shutdown Could Affect Your Health

Jan 13, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Here's How the Government Shutdown Could Affect Your HealthCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/11/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/11/2019 12:00:00...
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FDA forced to halt inspections during government shutdown

Jan 13, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The partial government shutdown has ground some healthcare activities to a halt, but other key agencies remain...
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The first $0 paychecks emerge, along with outcry to end the government shutdown

Jan 12, 2019 , Healthcare Comm.
Members of the Coast Guard are advised to hold garage sales, and businesses ranging from airports to craft breweries feel the effects of the work stoppage and plead for a...
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Podcast: KHN’s ‘What The Health?’ New Year, New Health Proposals

Jan 11, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Democratic governors and mayors are unveiling new ideas to control costs and expand coverage. The federal government shutdown has spared most health agencies, but not all. And learn the latest on that lawsuit out of Texas, which is threatening the Affordable Care Act once again. Margot Sanger-Katz of The New York Times, Anna Edney of Bloomberg News and Rebecca Adams of CQ Roll Call join KHN’s Julie Rovner to discuss these issues and, for “extra credit,” provide their favorite health...
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Federal shutdown delays some healthcare lawsuits while others proceed

Jan 11, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Several major healthcare lawsuits are moving ahead despite the partial federal government shutdown, while federal judges have delayed...
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With no end in sight for the shutdown, thousands of federal workers file for unemployment

Jan 11, 2019 , CNBC Health
Unemployment offices across the country are reporting an uptick in claims from federal workers. President Donald Trump has said the stalemate could persist for "months or even...
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Partial Government Shutdown's Impact On FDA Drug Approvals

Jan 11, 2019 , Forbes
Besides the government shutdown's impact on food inspection, there are also short-term and possibly longer-term implications for drug development. The FDA has suspended reviews of existing Investigational New Drug (IND) and Biologics License Application (BLA) applications not covered by user...
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Shutdown Limits FDA Efforts to Protect Food Safety

Jan 11, 2019 , WebMD
The partial government shutdown has the FDA focused only on "high risk" facilities, leaving many food manufacturing without...
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Government shutdown slows FDA inspections, food safety watchdogs warn of outbreak risks

Jan 11, 2019 , CNBC Health
The FDA has stopped a large portion of its safety inspections, as about 41 percent of the organization's 17,000 employees have been furloughed due to the federal government's...
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FDA employees think shutdown could be deadly

Jan 09, 2019 , CNN Health
With about 41% of the US Food and Drug Administration off the job due to the government shutdown, some agency employees worry about the safety and health of the American public....
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Investors get dose of government shutdown as FDA chief delivers keynote via video call, loses audio

Jan 09, 2019 , CNBC Health
FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb's keynote address Tuesday was delivered via video conference from Washington, D.C., to thousands of bankers and health executives, and his audio cut out just as he was making a key point on teen nicotine...
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Indian Health Service urban programs threatened by government shutdown

Jan 08, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Some Indian Health Service urban health programs are close to running out of money as the partial government shutdown enters week...
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Government Shutdown is Affecting Health Programs

Jan 04, 2019 , WebMD
Medicare and Medicaid are fine, but the food safety component of the Food and Drug Administration and bio-threat surveillance done by the Department of Homeland Security are among the public health functions feeling the...
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How the US government shutdown could hamstring digital health

Jan 03, 2019 (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
Ongoing FDA submissions and other HHS services are safe, but new regulatory filings will have to be put on...
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Government Shutdown Brings Cuts in Food Assistance Programs

Dec 30, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Government Shutdown Brings Cuts in Food Assistance ProgramsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 12/27/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/28/2018 12:00:00...
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Shutdown to cut office overseeing federal food stamps by 95%

Dec 27, 2018 , CNN Health
As the government shutdown loomed over the holidays, heads of federal agencies and departments overseeing health and public assistance services tweeted that, regardless of what was happening in Washington, they were attending, as much as possible, to business as usual....
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How a partial government shutdown could affect your health: 'It's narrow'

Dec 22, 2018 , CNN Health
With a holiday government shutdown looming in the United States, there could be an impact not just on government workers but on you and public health -- but that impact is expected to be small....
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