InnovationCMS to Combine, Standardize Compare Tools
The new format is designed to facilitate access through a single-entry point.
Clinical CareFederal Regulators: Newark Beth Israel Put Patients in 'Immediate Jeopardy'
A government investigation found that the New Jersey hospital's transplant team was failing to learn from surgical errors.
FinanceHospital Stakeholders File Suit to Block Outpatient Payment Cuts
AHA, AAMC seek preliminary and permanent injunctions to block $800 million in cuts.
FinanceDOJ Collected $2.6B in FCA Recoveries in 2019 from the Healthcare Sector
It's the 10th straight year that DOJ's civil healthcare fraud settlements and judgments have exceeded $2 billion.
StrategyNearly 8.3M Selected Plans Through HealthCare.Gov
Just over 2 million new customers selected plans through HealthCare.gov, according to the final weekly enrollment snapshot released by CMS....
StrategyHospitals Might Get Penalized by CMS for Serving Disadvantaged Patients
Provider organizations servicing vulnerable communities could be judged on "social factors outside of their control," according to the study.
StrategyOne-On-One With Trump's Medicare And Medicaid Chief: Seema Verma
CMS administrator speaks on a range of issues in an interview with Kaiser Health News.
StrategyFeds Extend Comment Period for Health Insurance Transparency Rule
The rule would require insurers to disclose negotiated rates for in-network providers and allowed amounts paid for out-of-network providers.
FinancePhysician Groups Cautious About Medicare's 'Primary Care First' Payment Model
Lots of analysis needed to figure out whether to sign up, they say.
Clinical CareChicago Psychiatric Hospital Will Lose Federal Money, and Its License Is Threatened After Allegations of Abuse
CMS terminated an agreement and federal funding for Chicago Lakeshore Hospital, and the Illinois Department of Public Health is moving...
Clinical CareCMS Eliminates Direct Supervision Requirement for Hospitals
This rule places decisions about supervision in the control of hospitals and physicians involved in patient care and will make...
Clinical CareCMS Wants More Input on Medicare Scope of Practice Regulations
Federal policy makers are examining regulations that require more-stringent supervision, or that limit providers from practicing at the top of...