StrategyTrump Races to Implement Last-Minute Policies Before Inauguration
The Trump administration is rushing to approve dozens of eleventh-hour policy changes. Among them: The Justice Department is fast-tracking a...
StrategyHHS is Looking for Your Pandemic Success Stories
You have until December 24 to deliver your gift of information to HHS through its Innovation RFI Response Portal at...
FinanceWhat Hospitals Need to Know About the Changes to Stark Law
Three healthcare stakeholders spoke with HealthLeaders about the changes to Stark Law and what the impact will be on provider...
Covid-19Two School Districts Had Different Mask Policies. Only One Had a Teacher on a Ventilator.
Eleven states let school districts decide whether students and staff must wear masks. One Georgia middle school where masks were...
Clinical CareNew Legal Push Aims to Speed Magic Mushrooms to Dying Patients
Recently, several U.S. cities and states have voted to decriminalize possession of small amounts of psilocybin.
StrategyWhat Biden Can Do to Combat COVID Right Now
Until the formal transition begins, there are critical ? and usually routine ? things the incoming Biden officials cannot do.
FinanceCMS Finalizes Stark Law Overhaul, AEH Praises Changes
The final rule on Stark Law has an effective date 60 days following publication in the Federal Register.
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."
StrategyTrump's Lame-Duck Status Leaves Governors to Wing It on COVID
With record hospitalizations and new cases, many governors have decided they can't afford to wait.
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...
Covid-19States' Face-Covering Mandates Leave Gaps in Protection
Many public health experts wonder whether it's time to move beyond the anything-goes approach toward more standardization and higher-quality masks.
Revenue CycleOIG to Restart Short Stay Inpatient Audits for 2-midnight Compliance
The OIG will audit hospital short stay claims with dates of service after the implementation of the 2-midnight rule in...