InnovationCMS Looks to Fund Innovation for Home Dialysis
A proposed rule would pay for innovative dialysis equipment and support in the home setting for patients with end-stage renal...
Covid-19NEJM: 5 Recommendations to Mitigate Social Risk Factors During Pandemic
Mass General Brigham's chief patient experience and equity officer details effective ways to support frontline workers and assist communities afflicted...
Strategy2021 Health Plans Granted Leeway to Limit Consumers' Benefit from Drug Coupons
Advocates for consumers with chronic conditions say the rule will make it harder for patients who rely on very expensive...
FinanceFCC Boosts Rural Health Care Program Funding by $198M
The total support available to eligible health care providers in 2020 will top $802M.
Covid-19COVID-19-associated Deaths Significantly Undercounted
JAMA study estimates that 35% of excess deaths during pandemic's early months were tied to causes other than COVID-19.
FinanceAHA: Hospital Losses Could Top $323B in 2020
Financial woes for the nation's hospitals are worsening as the coronavirus pandemic continues to surge.
StrategyIn Arizona Race, McSally Makes Health Care Pledge At Odds With Track Record
"Of course I will always protect those with preexisting conditions. Always." ? U.S. Sen. Martha McSally, in a campaign ad...
Strategy487K Gained Coverage Through Special Enrollment Period for Loss of Minimum Essential Coverage
CMS stated that 487,000 people gained coverage through health insurance exchanges using the HealthCare.gov platform during the loss of MEC...
StrategyDOJ to SCOTUS: Scrap Entire ACA
The Trump administration argues in a Thursday filing that the entire ACA "must fall with the individual mandate."
Covid-19Cities Brace for 'Collision Course' of Heat Waves and COVID-19
Across the country, authorities are finding that their usual strategies for protecting people against heat-related health problems are in direct...
StrategyCOVID Pandemic Jeopardizes Vote On Oklahoma Medicaid Expansion
Oklahoma voters head to the polls June 30 to decide if the state should expand Medicaid. If approved, State Question...
Clinical CareA Hospital Was Accused of Racially Profiling Native American Women. Staff Said Administrators Impeded an Investigation.
Federal regulators are investigating a New Mexico hospital accused of racial profiling. This comes as hospital staff said administrators appeared...