A federal judge has granted HHS more time to respond to a series of ideas filed by the American Hospital Association to reduce the backlog of denied Medicare claims. The provider trade group had attempted to fight the extension in court.
Although providers are concerned that the CMS' plan to overhaul some Medicare billing codes could spark underpayment and fraud, CMS officials say there's no reason to worry yet.
The CMS plans to open a new 30-day federal public comment period on Kentucky's Medicaid work requirement demonstration as a way to overcome a federal judge's objections to how the waiver was approved.
Between 2010 and 2017, more than 19 million people moved from the ranks of the uninsured to insured. With the 2019 open-enrollment season fast approaching, here's a look at some key demographic data.
The dog days of summer have arrived—running from July 3 to Aug. 11, according to the Old Farmer's Almanac. The 40-day stretch typically coincides with the hottest days of the year. Perfect for sitting by the pool, lake or ocean. But don't forget that sunscreen, or better yet, head-to-toe...
While Roe v. Wade will be the hot-button issue in the fight over the next Supreme Court justice, the high court could continue to reshape the broader healthcare landscape if cases on the Affordable Care Act and Medicaid work their way through the courts.
Heavy hitters Anthem, HCA and UHS will release their Q2 earnings. Meanwhile, a House panel will delve into the MIPS program.
The Food and Drug Administration is forming a task force to find ways to improve the supply of crucial drugs. It's a new approach for the drug regulator, which has no control over companies.
The Senate VA Committee approved Robert Wilkie's nomination to head the Veterans Affairs Department. A full Senate floor vote is expected shortly.