The CMS wants hospitals to post how much they charge patients for services and, separately, will overhaul the meaningful use program to give providers incentives for interoperability.
The Senate took a bipartisan step toward helping states fight the opioid epidemic, although several Democratic senators said the proposed legislation wasn't strong enough.
The White House is standing by VA secretary nominee Dr. Ronny Jackson as key senators delay his confirmation hearing. The senators haven't revealed specific allegations, but they are seeking information on Jackson's conduct.
Along with the rest of the industry, Project Japan is eager to hear what President Donald Trump has to say about drug prices. But that's not all we are watching this week.
What could rein in rising drug prices? Project Japan sought to find out.
Testingers are teaming with states to hone physician and hospital referrals to food-assistance programs as congressional lawmakers clash over SNAP.
Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam has said previously that he would sign the bill to impose work requirements on some people receiving Medicaid benefits.
Gov. Scott Walker said the $200 million reinsurance program would lower premiums by 5% in 2019, a dramatic shift after they increased 44% this year as enrollment dropped and fewer providers offered coverage.
A committee of the Republican-controlled Michigan Senate approved legislation to add a work requirement to the state's Medicaid program. If the bill is enacted, it could affect up to 1 million nonelderly, nondisabled Michigan adults.
Illinois' governor has cut off Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Illinois from enrolling patients in the state's revamped Medicaid managed-care program, a blow to the dominant insurer.
Two top Senate Democrats say the Trump administration is raising more questions than it is answering by changing course on funding risk-corridor payments.
Stakeholders bring the debate over third-party premium assistance for kidney patients to HHS Secretary Alex Azar as key California lawmakers prepare to vote on a bill that would severely limit the payments.