On December 20, 2017, Congress passed a massive tax bill, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, that will impact nearly every individual and business in America. While the bill makes sweeping revisions to existing tax provisions, it will also largely impact the health industry. Individual Mandate Repealed The bill repeals the individual mandate established in […]
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Brian Nussenbaum, MD, has assumed the role of executive director of the American Board of Otolaryngology (ABOto), replacing Robert H. Miller, MD. Previously, Dr. Nussenbaum served as division chief of head and neck surgical oncology at Washington School of Medicine in St. Louis. ENTtoday physician editor Alex Chiu, MD, sat down with Dr. Nussenbaum to […]
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Despite the high prevalence of hearing loss in the United States, researchers of a new study published in JAMA Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery found substantial gaps in specialist referral patterns and the use of amplification options, including hearing aids and cochlear implants (CIs). The researchers, led by Hossein Mahboubi, MD, MPH, a resident in the […]
One in 20 children are prescribed codeine after undergoing tonsillectomy despite FDA black box warning regarding safety and efficacy issues associated with prescribing the opioid to children after these surgeries.
Despite advances in screening and treatment, many children are not receiving the benefits of early hearing detection and intervention
A new report concludes that many physicians avoid seeking mental health treatment due to concerns about repercussions to their medical licensure.
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The law aims to cut cost of hearing aids to make them more accessible, but may keep some patients from seeking proper care.