House Democrats seek authorization to intervene in ACA lawsuit (January 02, 2019) House Democrats introduced a package of rules for the 2019 session that includes a provision calling for authorization to intervene in Texas v. United States, the lawsuit that seeks to dismantle the ACA.
Judge who struck down ObamaCare says it will remain in place during appeal process (12/30/18). The federal judge who struck down ObamaCare earlier this month issued an order on Sunday saying it will remain in place during the appeal process.
Surgeon General Calls for Reversing the 'Epidemic' of Youth Vaping in Rare Advisory (December 18, 2018). With teen vaping rates at an all-time high, U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams took the rare step Tuesday of issuing a public health advisory to address the “epidemic” of youth e-cigarette use, and propose prevention strategies ranging from better education to legal restrictions on the products’ use.
Drug use during pregnancy not child abuse: Pennsylvania top court (Dec 28, 2018) Reuters - A divided Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruled on Friday that mothers who use illegal drugs during their pregnancies are not committing child abuse against their newly-born children.
What exactly is CPT Code 96127? (09Jan19) CPT Code 96127 is a code that may be used to report brief behavioral or emotional assessments for reimbursement. These assessments may include any standardized screening instruments that will provide both scoring and further documentation to the healthcare provider.
When Will We Solve Mental Illness? (November 30, 2018) The New York Times. — Biology was supposed to cure what ails psychiatry. Decades later, millions of people with mental disorders are still waiting.
Another Mass Shooting? 'Compassion Fatigue' Is A Natural Reaction (November 9, 2018) — (NPR) As the incidents of mass shootings in the U.S. occur, some people are starting to feel numbed by them. Psychologists says this is normal.
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