InnovationFCC to Vote on $100M Telehealth Initiative
Brendan Carr, the agency's commissioner, announced that the FCC will vote on the Connected Care Pilot Program on July 10.
You Say 'Network Matching,' I Say 'Arbitration'
Witnesses at Senate hearing disagree on solutions for surprise billing.
StrategyHouse Dems Press HHS, Citing Internal Memo That Warned Against ACA Changes
The memo from CMS Administrator Seema Verma acknowledged last year that three potential changes would result in 1.1 million fewer...
FinanceTexas Governor Signs Surprise Billing Legislation
Governor Greg Abbott signed the bill, which prevents surprise medical billing for patients, into law Friday.
NursingBill to Address Healthcare Workplace Violence Moves Forward
The Workplace Violence Prevention for Health Care and Social Service Workers Act is voted out of committee.
FinanceNew York Bill Targets PBMs, Would Extend Medicaid FFS Program
Empire State lawmakers are considering legislation that would implement a fee-for-service program and effectively cut out PBMs.
StrategyLouisiana Passes Bill to Ban Freestanding Emergency Departments
Backers of the legislation say it will help to protect rural hospitals from the encroachment of freestanding EDs that don't...
StrategyWonky Supreme Court Ruling on Medicare DSH Formula to Affect More Than Money
Moving forward, the government will have to complete notice-and-comment rulemaking for a broader set of its decisions.
FinanceDignity Health Hospital in Arizona Dinged for Inaccurate Wage Data
The numbers submitted by St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center would have resulted in more than $11 million in overpayments...
FinanceCalifornia Gov. Newsom Proposes Penalty To Fund Health Insurance Subsidies
The Democratic governor is proposing a tax penalty on Californians who don't have health insurance ? similar to the unpopular...
FinanceSupreme Court Sides With Hospitals in Multi-Billion-Dollar DSH Formula Dispute
The decision means HHS owes hospitals more money because the justices rejected an Obama-era rule change.
Prior Authorization Bill Expected in Congress This Week
The legislation would set standards for Medicare Advantage plans.