Two key senators have reached a bipartisan agreement to extend funding for cost-sharing reduction payments to insurers for two years in exchange for greater state flexibility on insurance market rules. While the proposal has industry support, it's unclear whether it can clear Congress.
The Puerto Rican healthcare system, which serves the 3.4 million people devastated by Hurricane Maria, operates under patently unfair Medicaid and Medicare funding rules.
The CMS has approved Kansas' waiver request to put most of its Medicaid population on managed-care plans, but the state will have to address issues that prevented the Obama administration from signing off on the plan.
Hospitals say President Donald Trump's expected declaration that the opioid epidemic is a national crisis will have little impact on their strategies to combat abuse.
Doctors need to take a more active role in addressing guns and gun violence with their patients, according to one of the nation's leading medical journals.
A VHA pilot program hopes to pull patient data from military and commercial electronic health record systems, applications, devices and wearables and send it to a patient's healthcare team in real-time.
Some hospitals in northeast Ohio are adding attorneys to their care teams through medical-legal partnerships, or MLPs.
HHS' OIG called on the CMS to collect medical-device specific information as part of its claims process, a move that could help the agency quickly identify poorly performing devices.