StrategyCMS Proposes Three-Year Extension to Joint Replacement Model
In addition to the extension, CMS included episode definition and pricing changes in the proposed rule.
FinanceWe Showed How Easy It Is to Commit Health Care Fraud. Now Senators Want to Close the Loophole.
The bipartisan proposal comes in response to a ProPublica story that showed how a personal trainer posed as a doctor...
NursingPresident Trump's Budget Calls for Cuts to Nursing Programs
Steep reductions to nursing workforce, education, and research are proposed.
FinanceSen. Cassidy Pans 'Insurer-Friendly' Surprise Billing Legislation
HELP Committee bill would put rural hospitals out of business, senator says.
StrategyWhen Your Doctor Is Also A Lobbyist: Inside The War Over Surprise Medical Bills
Bills with the most momentum are making more and more concessions to physicians.
StrategyHospital Groups Rap Trump Budget Proposal
The $4.8 trillion proposed budget is not expected to get much traction in Congress. However, critics say it demonstrates the...
FinanceMedicaid Block Grant Savings Varies from State to State
An new analysis estimates what savings states will need to generate in aggregate and per capita Medicaid models.
StrategyHouse Ways & Means Committee Releases Surprise Billing Legislation
Leaders of both the Senate and House health committees commented on the new proposal.
StrategyPresident Trump Defends Price Transparency Rule, Attacks Medicare for All at State of the Union
President Donald Trump also called on Congress to deliver a bipartisan plan to lower prescription drug prices.
StrategyWhat Healthcare Policies Will President Trump Highlight at the State of the Union?
President Trump is likely to focus his message on several healthcare policy objectives as he aims for reelection in November.
StrategyStakeholders Pan CMS' Health Adult Opportunity
Both provider and payer associations criticized the Trump administration's Medicaid block grant announcement.
StrategyCMS Releases Medicaid Block Grant Plan: Healthy Adult Opportunity
CMS' announcement comes more than three months after Tennessee unveiled its block grant program for TennCare, the state's Medicaid plan....