FinanceCMS Final Rules Cut 340B, OPPS as Hospitals Carp
The new final rules did not sit well with providers, who complained that the cuts are coming at a critical...
Covid-19How Pharma Money Colors Operation Warp Speed's Quest to Defeat COVID
The Trump administration relied on an unusual maneuver that allowed executives to keep investments in drug companies that would benefit...
FinanceAfter Kid's Minor Bike Accident, Major Bill Sets Legal Wheels in Motion
When Robert Woodrum fell off his bike in July, he got stitches at Carson Tahoe Regional Medical Center. The family's...
StrategyMedicare Open Enrollment Is Complicated. Here's How to Get Good Advice.
For all its complexity and nearly endless options, Medicare fundamentally boils down to two choices: traditional fee-for-service or the managed...
StrategyTrump Unveils Sweeping Reforms to Lower Drug Prices
The administration will eliminate Medicare Part D drug rebates for "middlemen" and impose a Most Favored Nation pricing policy on...
StrategyHHS Finalizes Medicare Part D Drug Rebate Rule
The announcement came the same day that the administration released the interim final rule for the "Most Favored Nation Model."
StrategySurprise Federal Drug Rule Directs Insurers to Reveal What They Pay for Prescription Drugs
The drug price provisions, which would not begin until 2022, were a surprise because they were not included in the...
StrategyFTC Sues to Block Tenet's Memphis Hospitals Sales
Federal regulators say the consolidated health system would reduce competition in the region and raise healthcare costs for consumers.
FinancePBGH Survey: Nearly 60% of Employers Prioritize Reducing Healthcare Costs in 2021
The survey also revealed three top priorities large employers and healthcare purchasers are concerned about post-election.
FinanceHumana Reports Revenues of $20B, Pretax Income of $1.7B
The Louisville-based insurer also updated its full year earnings per share guidance.
StrategyCalifornia's Progressive — and Expensive — Health Care Ambitions Rely on Biden Win
If Republican President Donald Trump prevails, Democratic state lawmakers worry, they?ll be forced to scale back their ambitious plans.
FinanceA $200 Debit Card Won't Do Much for Seniors' Drug Costs
Many observers question the value, timing and legality of Trump's drug card plan, with the promise coming just ahead of...