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Waiver Update: Where does it Stand?

Waiver Update: Where does it Stand?

It’s anyone’s guess what the election results mean for Texas’ 1115 waiver renewal. Just prior to the election, Commissioner Smith gave updates to THOT as well as the Executive Waiver Committee on HHSC/CMS waiver talks. Here’s where things were as of November 7th: CMS intends to decrease UC and DSRIP pool amounts in a waiver…

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NIH Grant Supports New Drug Trials for Lung Injury and Disease

NIH Grant Supports New Drug Trials for Lung Injury and Disease

Lung Therapeutics, Inc. is a pharmaceutical company that targets niche orphan drug indications for lung injury and disease with an emphasis on fibrosis. The company was founded in 2012 with initial support by the University of Texas Horizon Fund by Dr. Steven Idell (Sr. VP of Research & Graduate Studies and Dean of the School…

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