Category Archives: Education

United Airlines to offer rapid coronavirus tests for some passengers

United Airlines will offer rapid coronavirus tests to passengers traveling from San Francisco to Hawaii for a fee next month, a pilot program that could serve as a blueprint for other airlines. Hawaii-bound travelers will have the option starting Oct. 15 to receive an Abbott test that delivers results within 15 minutes for a fee… Read More »

HFMA task force releases best practices for resolving patient medical bills

The Association of Credit and Collection Professionals and the Healthcare Financial Management Association’s Accounts Receivable Resolution Task Force reconvened this year to update best practices for resolving patient medical bills. The updates, created in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, focus on patient education and communication. “This year was a critical time to revisit and update… Read More »

FDA Approves Trelegy Ellipta (fluticasone furoate/umeclidinium/vilanterol) for the Treatment of Asthma

Print this page London UK 9 September 2020 — GlaxoSmithKline plc (LSE/NYSE: GSK) and Innoviva, Inc. (NASDAQ: INVA) announced the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new indication for Trelegy Ellipta (fluticasone furoate / umeclidinium / vilanterol ‘FF/UMEC/VI’) for the treatment of asthma in patients aged 18 years and older adding to… Read More »

Payers, other stakeholders urge Congress to blunt COVID-19-spurred insurance losses

Dive Brief: A diverse set of stakeholders is urging lawmakers to push through measures that will help bolster health insurance as millions of people across the country have lost their jobs and risk losing their corresponding health coverage.    Policy experts outlined a handful of short-term policies they want Congress to adopt, including increased federal funding… Read More »