Advances to Mirror From Women’s Health: Examining Gender Disparities in Healthcare Policies & Resources

Advances to Mirror From Women’s Health: Examining Gender Disparities in Healthcare Policies & Resources In recent years, there has been commendable progress in implementing policies and acts aimed at enhancing women’s health outcomes. These initiatives have rightfully focused on addressing the unique health challenges faced by women. However, as we celebrate these advancements, it’s imperative...Continue reading

The Wrong Prescription At Exactly The Wrong Time: Build Back Better Prescription Negotiation Strategies Will Limit Access To Needed Medications and Chill Innovation

Men’s Health Network (MHN) as do all Americans, want to insure access to affordable, effective and safe medications.  There have been many suggested approaches on how to achieve this goal, including those now being negotiated as part of the Biden Administration’s Build Back Better legislative package.  Analysis of the proposed approaches to achieve the goal...Continue reading

Male Reproductive Health Alliance

The American Fertility Association (The AFA) and Men’s Health Network (MHN) have joined forces to disseminate monthly articles about Male Reproductive Health. As you’ll read in the introduction from Dr. Ajay Nangia and Dr. Stanton Honig, below, the articles are being generated from a collaborative organization called MRHA – the Male Reproductive Health Alliance, of...Continue reading

Medicare Evidence Development and Coverage Advisory Committee Recommends Medicare Reimbursement of Provenge

Yesterday, the Medicare Evidence Development and Coverage Advisory Committee’s (MEDCAC) vote on a number of questions amounted to a recommendation to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to cover Provenge, a therapeutic vaccine for men with advanced prostate cancer.  While the recommendation was not overwhelmingly enthusiastic, Provenge clears one hurdle on its way...Continue reading

New Men’s Health Website Launched by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

A new men’s health website called Healthy Men was launched today by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ).  AHRQ falls under the U.S Department of Health & Human Services.  It primarily functions as a research agency and additionally provides research grants to academic institutions, private entities, and public organizations.

Prostate Cancer Screening Policy Update

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) is a large piece of legislation that can be confusing.  Much of the legislation leaves the formation of regulations and implementation to the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.  Men’s Health Network (MHN) is closely monitoring and analyzing regulatory developments for prostate cancer...Continue reading

BREAKING NEWS: Creation of a Federal Office of Men’s Health

TAMH is pleased to announce that the Indian Health Service (IHS) will welcome a new initiative into its effort, the Office of Indian Men’s Health. The novel Office was included within each version of the two congressional houses’ Indian Health Care Improvement Act (IHCIA), H.R. 2708 and S. 1790. The IHCIA was reauthorized permanently and...Continue reading

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