As states' hope for CSR and reinsurance funding collapsed this week in Congress, officials and legislators are racing against the clock to rein in individual market premiums for 2019.
CMS' risk-adjustment changes under the Next Generation ACO Model sparked concerns from some ACOs that they couldn't make money under the program.
The CMS will allow some states to opt out of a Obama-era rule meant to ensure Medicaid beneficiaries have adequate access to care. States have sought a reprieve, citing the administrative burden of implementing the policy.
John Bardis announced he is departing as HHS assistant secretary for administration effective April 5.
Spring is upon us and flu season is winding down, but it’s not over yet. In data from its weekly report for March 3, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention indicates that a majority of states are still seeing high flu activity during what has been a robust flu infection season.
Hospitals would benefit from changes to the VA Choice program under a bill being discussed in the House.
The CMS says the University of Maryland Medical Center violated the Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act with its handling of a mentally ill patient who was found in just a gown and socks outside the center's midtown Baltimore campus on a freezing January night.
The U.S. Justice Department settlement involves claims that Alere, which was acquired by Abbott Laboratories last year, sold its Triage-branded devices to hospitals from 2006 to 2012 despite customer complaints warning of erroneous results.
An attempt to get long-stalled reforms to VA Choice in the spending omnibus bill broke down due to opposition from House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, putting on hold legislation that would substantially open up private care to veterans.