FinanceDialysis Industry Spends Big To Protect Profits
This year's political spending is aimed at killing a bill in the California legislature that would disrupt the industry's business...
StrategyHHS Drug Pricing Advisor to Depart
John O'Brien had replaced Dan Best after his predecessor's death in November 2018.
Providers Pan Trump Administration Final Rule on Public Charge
The 837-page expanded public charge rule limits who can get or keep a green card based on their use of...
StrategyHospitals Win Showdown With N.C. Treasurer Over Public Health Plan
The resulting hybrid network will include more than 68,000 healthcare providers, more than twice as many as had been in...
StrategyNew Illinois Law Makes Hospital Closures More Difficult
The new rules add administrative hurdles to the process by which hospital owners can close facilities or reduce services.
FinanceHealthcare Stocks, Dow Index Slide After Fed Cuts Rates
The Federal Reserve issued its first benchmark rate cut since 2008.
StrategyAzar Outlines Drug Importation Plan After Reversing His Position
The breadth of the plan's impact will depend in large part on proposals brought forward by the industry.
Strategy'All Too Familiar': Judge Blocks N.H. Medicaid Work Requirements
The same federal judge has tossed out the Trump administration's approval of Medicaid work requirements in three states.
StrategyGOP Senators Distance Themselves From Grassley And Trump's Efforts To Cut Drug Prices
Even some Republicans who supported legislation in committee warned they may not back the sweeping package in a full Senate...
FinanceSenate Finance Committee Passes Bipartisan Drug Pricing Bill
The bipartisan drug pricing bill passed the committee but faces industry opposition and uncertainty in the full Senate.
HHS OIG Offers 25 Ways to Reduce Healthcare Waste and Fraud
OIG says these recommendations 'would most positively affect HHS programs in terms of cost savings, program effectiveness and efficiency, and...
Biden's 'Incremental' Health Plan Still Would Be A Heavy Lift
The proposal put forward by Biden is much more ambitious than Obamacare ? and would make some very controversial changes.