HHS is unsure if Medicare will be financially viable long term and is concerned that doctors may exit the program in coming years.
Although the CMS said premiums and deductibles for Medicare Part B beneficiaries will remain flat in 2018, many Medicare beneficiaries will pay higher monthly premiums next year for outpatient coverage
IlliniCare, a private insurer that's part of Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner's Medicaid managed-care overhaul, is cutting reimbursement rates to medical suppliers by up to 50%.
Newly disclosed financial records show that President Donald Trump's nominee to become HHS secretary reaped big earnings during his tenure as a top pharmaceutical executive.
The opioid crisis cost the economy $95 billion in 2016, with $21.4 billion spent on treating patients who suffer from opioid abuse, a new analysis from Altarum found.
Hospitals would benefit from changes to the VA Choice program under a bill being discussed in the House.
The CMS' proposed changes to the Medicare Advantage program and Medicare prescription drug plans aim to reduce opioid abuse among seniors and dual-eligibles and lessen regulatory burdens for Advantage plans.
Out of nearly 24,000 resolved state and federal lawsuits against Florida doctors in the past decade, the state's Health Department filed disciplinary charges just 128 times, according to a newspaper report.
As part of its effort to expand private healthcare, the VA is exploring merging its health system with the Pentagon's, a cost-saving measure that veterans groups say could threaten the viability of VA hospitals and clinics.