HHS Proposed Rule Would End Referral Mandate for Faith-based Providers
The proposed rule removes an Obama-era referral policy that the Trump administration says discriminates against religious providers.
StrategyOne-On-One With Trump's Medicare And Medicaid Chief: Seema Verma
CMS administrator speaks on a range of issues in an interview with Kaiser Health News.
Clinical CareCMS Wants More Input on Medicare Scope of Practice Regulations
Federal policy makers are examining regulations that require more-stringent supervision, or that limit providers from practicing at the top of...
StrategyElectronic Health Records Creating A 'New Era' Of Health Care Fraud
Major EHR software makers have allegedly gamed the system, repeatedly.
StrategyWhy Insulin Is Ineligible for Buyer-Led Drug Importation Under Trump's Proposal
The administration points to statutory language, including definitions amended by the ACA, as preventing that FDA from allowing states to...
StrategyHouse Passes Pelosi Drug-Pricing Bill
The Lower Drug Costs Now Act is unlikely to advance past the Senate.
FinanceHHS Announces CVS, Walgreens, Rite Aid Will Offer HIV Medication for Free
Qualified patients will receive free PrEP medication no later than March 30, 2020, the agency announced.
StrategyPresident Trump Promises Drug Importation Plan Soon
The president tweeted that he and HHS Secretary Alex Azar will release a plan to allow states to import prescription...
Clinical CareFederal Judge Vacates 'Conscience Rule'
Trump administration's healthcare agenda delivered another setback in court.
FinanceURMC Pays $3M to Settle HIPAA Breaches
The failure to encrypt mobile devices results in a hefty settlement.
FinanceHealthCare.gov Premiums For 'Benchmark' Silver Plan to Fall 4% in 2020
However, HHS says health insurance remains largely unaffordable to non-subsidized consumers.
StrategyAhead of 'Sabotage' Hearing, House Democrat Threatens to Subpoena Azar, Verma
The committee chairman accuses the administration of withholding analyses that show its healthcare policies are expected to result in higher...