House leaders have reached a deal on the 2016 omnibus spending bill. The bill, which was introduced Wednesday, includes the last minute addition of the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act, a controversial bill with government surveillance implications that was designed to help the federal investigators work with private industry to combat hackers.
The FDA launches its web-based, genetics research platform, precisionFDA.
A study investigating geographical differences in the cost of care have analyzed 92 billion private health insurance claims and have found that spending patterns for the privately insured are not the same as those for Medicare.
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation has published a dataset containing pricing information for public exchange insurance plans, concluding that the average premium will spike between 11 and 16 percent between 2015 and 2016.