Tag Archives: Consumers

Vaping Illnesses: Consumers can Help Protect Themselves by Avoiding Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC)-Containing Vaping Products

Image Español Consumers are likely aware of the recent reports of respiratory illnesses — including some resulting in deaths – following the use of vaping products. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) remains deeply concerned about these incidents and is working closely with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), as well… Read More »

Nancy Pelosi’s latest Medicare proposal would pass drug discounts to all consumers

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaking at her weekly press conference at the US Capitol in Washington, DC. Michael Brochstein | SOPA Images | LightRocket | Getty Images House Speaker Nancy Pelosi‘s latest draft of legislation allowing Medicare to negotiate lower drug prices would also apply those discounts to private health plans across the U.S.,… Read More »

CMS continues to investigate information breach of more than 90,000 Healthcare.gov consumers

The Centers for Medicaid and Medicaid Services is continuing to work with law enforcement to investigate a breach of Healthcare.gov discovered on October 16 that could have affected 93,689 consumers, an increase from the 75,000 originally estimated, CMS said Tuesday. CMS has notified individuals whose personal information was exposed. THE IMPACT In a November 7… Read More »