Hospitals are urging HHS not to delay a rule that would set new ceiling prices for the 340B drug discount program. If the delay happens, 340B providers would be on the hook for high drug costs.
A Tenet Healthcare Corp. hospital is under CMS scrutiny after a patient died and others are at risk for harm because staffers didn't follow proper restraint procedures.
A Maine state judge said Thursday that Gov. Paul LePage's administration has a "duty to enforce" a voter-passed law to expand Medicaid to low-income adults.
The Senate Finance Committee believes global budgets would bolster struggling rural healthcare systems.
U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Jerome Adams called on emergency physicians to take a bigger role advocating for evidence-based treatment, supporting harm reduction strategies like safe injection sites and needle exchanges.
The U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday passed a compromise VA Choice reform bill. Congress aims to send it to the president before funding runs out in May.
A bipartisan group of House lawmakers introduced a bill to delay the health insurance tax until 2021. This would be the third delay of the Affordable Care Act taxes on the industry.
Providers, advocacy groups and some policymakers are pressing for stronger enforcement of mental health parity laws. But congressional Republicans and Democrats disagree about giving the federal government more enforcement power.