The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Evofem Biosciences Inc.’s Phexxi (lactic acid, citric acid and potassium bitartrate) vaginal gel for the prevention of pregnancy in females of reproductive potential for use as an on-demand method of contraception.

A look at potential new developments important to health communications and marketing.

A federal judge stuck down a Trump administration rule aimed at enabling millions of Americans to buy skimpy health insurance plans that do not comply with key Affordable Care Act requirements – part of administration efforts to chip away at the healthcare law.

Centene Corp. will buy smaller rival WellCare Health Plans Inc. for $15.27 billion in stock and cash, in a move to bulk up the U.S. health insurer’s government-backed Medicare and Medicaid businesses while reducing exposure to Obamacare healthcare exchanges.

  By Susan Cornwell   WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Senate Republicans will vote on a straight repeal of Obamacare after efforts to overhaul the law collapsed, rattling financial markets on Tuesday and clouding the path forward for President Donald Trump’s other domestic policy goals. After two Republicans said they would not back the latest Obamacare […]

As President Donald Trump and Republicans in Congress lurched between repealing Obamacare or rewriting the U.S. tax code as their top priority, House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan dampened White House hopes for a quick vote on healthcare legislation.

Congressional Republicans recrafted their Obamacare replacement bill in hopes of satisfying critics.

U.S. House Republicans are working on changes to their healthcare overhaul bill to provide more generous tax credits for older Americans and add a work requirement for the Medicaid program for the poor, House Speaker Paul Ryan said.

A potentially lengthy U.S. legislative fight over replacement of the Obamacare health law got underway as two House of Representatives committees begin negotiating over changes to a Republican plan backed by President Donald Trump.

The President-Elect Donald Trump Administration has a new website and has updated – sort of – Trump’s intended policies for healthcare and biopharma.