Pew’s Health Initiatives
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The Pew Charitable Trusts is working to protect the health of all Americans through a variety of projects, conducting fact-based research and seeking nonpartisan policy solutions. From stemming the rising tide of opioid overdose deaths to reducing risks from foodborne pathogens, Pew endeavors to improve the public’s health and well-being.
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In November, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a proposed rule intended to protect Medicare beneficiaries who are at risk from opioid misuse. The rule sets expectations for insurers developing drug management programs known as patient review and restriction (PRR) programs, which are used to identify at-risk patients and assign them to designated prescribers and/or... Read More
On Jan. 16, The Pew Charitable Trusts’ substance use prevention and treatment initiative submitted comments to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services on proposed regulations for Medicare Part D that would allow insurers to use drug management programs to protect beneficiaries from opioid-related harms. Pew’s comments outline why the regulations would fail to protect patients... Read More
Starting Jan. 26, large farming operations in the U.S. must meet new federal rules intended to reduce the number of foodborne illnesses caused by contaminated produce. Read More