Imperial Valley News
Sacramento, California - Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia (D-Coachella) released the following statement on AB 2x-1 and SB 2x-2 Managed Care Organization (MCO) Funding:
Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today lauded bipartisan managed care organization (MCO) financing legislation – SBX2-2, ABX2-1 and AB 133 – passed by both houses of the Legislature, that will result in a net tax cut, maintain more than $1 billion in critical federal funds, reduce debt by more than $400 million and direct approximately $300 million in new funding to help those with developmental disabilities. These bills will be signed as soon as they reach the Governor’s desk.
Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the following appointments:
FDA takes additional action to better understand safety of Essure, inform patients of potential risks
Washington, DC - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced today actions to provide important information about the risks of using Essure and to help women and their doctors be better informed of the potential complications associated with implantable forms of sterilization. The FDA issued a new, mandatory clinical study for Essure to determine heightened risks for particular women.
Washington, DC - Increasingly, health care is moving out of the doctor's office and into the home, allowing greater patient freedom and monitoring, but also giving rise to new security risks.
Washington, DC - The National Advisory Committee on Meat and Poultry Inspection (NACMPI) will host a 2-day public meeting to review Listeria monocytogenes control at retail outlets, and the possibility of including mandatory features on the label of processed, not-ready-to-eat products that appear as ready-to-eat.