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Missouri Supreme Court backs Medicaid expansion in unanimous decision

Dive Brief: Missouri’s highest court ruled Thursday that the state must expand Medicaid coverage to about 275,000 people, overturning a lower court ruling that found the voter-backed initiative in 2020 was unconstitutional.      In a unanimous ruling, the court said the ballot amendment voters approved in 2020 to expand the program to more people does not… Read More »

Supreme Court upholds ACA in 7-2 decision, leaving intact landmark US health law during pandemic

The Supreme Court on Thursday issued an opinion upholding the Affordable Care Act by a 7-2 vote, allowing millions to keep their insurance coverage amid the coronavirus pandemic. In the decision, the court reversed a lower court ruling finding the individual mandate unconstitutional. However, the court did not get to the key question of whether the… Read More »

‘Hunger hormone’ ghrelin affects monetary decision making

Higher levels of the stomach-derived hormone ghrelin, which stimulates appetite, predict a greater preference for smaller immediate monetary rewards over larger delayed financial rewards, a new study finds. The study results will be presented at ENDO 2021, the Endocrine Society’s annual meeting. This research presents novel evidence in humans that ghrelin, the so-called “hunger hormone,”… Read More »

AHA voices concerns about FDA guidance on clinical decision support

The American Hospital Association is concerned that if the Food and Drug Administration’s draft guidance on clinical decision support software is implemented it could hinder innovation. According to the FDA, its draft guidance—released in September for public comment—is a proposed approach for regulating CDS software that not only fulfills the provisions of the 21st Century… Read More »