Government & Policy
11:31 am March 16, 2017
In addition to reducing Health and Human Services budget by 18 percent, the proposal would move AHRQ into the NIH, take $4.2 billion from LIHEAP, but add $500 million to support substance abuse programs.
10:40 am March 16, 2017
MGMA senior VP calls out CMS for long overdue MIPS eligibility notices and vendor lists.
09:01 am March 16, 2017
The Health and Human Services head contended Americans want the administration to grant more control over Medicaid to states and drive down costs so people can afford the coverage they want.
12:59 pm March 15, 2017
A grand jury indicted two Russian Federal Security Service officers, a Russian resident and a Kazakh national for directing, aiding and paying criminal hackers.
09:08 am March 15, 2017
Scott Gottlieb, who served in the FDA under President George W. Bush, is a board member on several big pharma companies and an investor in medical startups.
08:07 am March 15, 2017
Expanding Medicaid coverage in Oregon increased the use of care services and improved overall health while diminishing financial strain on patients. Here’s what healthcare executives and policymakers around the country can learn from the experiment.
12:13 pm March 14, 2017
The consultant, a close ally of Vice President Mike Pence from their days in Indiana, replaces former CMS chief Andy Slavitt, who has been an outspoken opponent of Republican proposals to replace the Affordable Care Act.
11:43 am March 14, 2017
Corwin calls for keeping the individual mandate and taking care of poor people to help the insurance market function.
Democrats call CBO report a 'stop sign' for GOP health plan while HHS Secretary Price says projections are not believable
08:54 am March 14, 2017
Congressional Budget Office estimate that the Republican plan would save $337 billion but leave 24 million uninsured sparks federal debate about who the bill would really help.
12:03 pm March 13, 2017
The HR1313 bill passed 22-17 would penalize employees unwilling to share genetic testing information when participating in wellness programs.