PharmaIRA-mandated Free Vax Could Save Seniors More Than $230M
As of January 1, vaccines are now free under Medicare Part D, and include vaccines for Tdap and shingles.
TechnologyDEA Proposal Expands Telemedicine Prescriptions for Controlled Medications
The US Drug Enforcement Agency has proposed expanding the rules to allow providers to use telemedicine to prescribe controlled medications....
Post-AcuteHHS Proposes Rule for Transparency in Nursing Home Ownership
Under the rule, facilities will be required to disclose whether they're private equity groups.
TechnologyHHS Names 6 HIEs as Qualified to Pursue TEFCA Integration.
Six healthcare organizations have been selected to implement and test the TEFCA standards as the next step in becoming Qualified...
Revenue Cycle5 Demands From the AHA to HHS on Recent 340B Ruling
The district court recently remanded remedy decisions to HHS for its underpayments related to the 340B drug pricing program.
TechnologyONC: Most IT Developers Have Met Cures Act Guidelines for APIs
More than 95% of certified healthcare IT developers met last year's deadline to upgrade interoperability standards as mandated in the...
Revenue CycleMajor Associations Back TMA's Latest No Surprises Act Fight
Several associations have filed an amicus brief backing the Texas Medical Association's (TMA) latest suit against HHS.
PayerBiden-Harris Administration proposes new rules to expand access to birth control coverage under the Affordable Care Act
Today, the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) and the Departments of Labor and the Treasury (Departments) proposed...
TechnologyONC Data Brief Charts Impressive Increases in Healthcare Interoperability
The number of hospitals improving their EHR platforms to enable data sharing, especially from outside sources, has more than doubled...
Supply ChainNew Report Details Federal Spending on Medical Supplies
The federal government buys a wide range of medical supplies, including hospital beds, surgical instruments, defibrillators, bandages, needles, and syringes.
PharmaHHS Sets Key Dates for Medicare Drug Price Negotiations
Lowering the cost of prescription drugs is a key component of the Inflation Reduction Act.
PayerHHS Allows States Flexibility to Address Medicaid Beneficiaries' Social Needs
States will have the opportunity to give additional benefits through the use of "in lieu of services and settings."