InnovationHHS Extends Comment Period for Interoperability Proposed Rules to June 3
New documents also released for comment along with clarification of liability issue.
StrategyCMS Launches 'Comprehensive Review' of Nursing Homes Regulation
CMS Administrator Seema Verma details a five-point plan to improve quality of care and regulatory enforcement at the nation's nursing...
StrategyTrump's War on Middlemen Might Reach Well Beyond PBM Rebates
When policymakers say they aim to eliminate the middlemen who drive up healthcare costs, they're not just talking about prescription...
FinanceBlame Game, Again: PBM Execs Jockey With Senators Over Price Transparency
During the hearing, PBMs committed to help lower prescription drug costs but wavered on total rebate transparency.
StrategyConsumers Rejected Drug Plan That Mirrors Trump Administration Proposal
The CVS Caremark plan wasn't popular with customers, and CVS Health, which owns CVS Caremark, was quick to point this...
StrategyPBM Lobby Raps 'Poorly Conceived' HHS Drug Rebate Proposal
The pharmacy benefits managers-backed study says it would be 'premature' for policymakers to adopt the rule without better understanding its...
FinanceHHS Inspector General Daniel Levinson Resigns, Will Leave Next Month
The inspector general's tenure will end next month, then his longtime deputy will take the reins.
FinanceMedicaid Work Requirements Blocked in Kentucky and Arkansas
The HHS secretary keeps trying to advance Medicaid objectives that aren't rooted in the law itself, the judge ruled.
Clinical CareNew Rules Will Ease Patients' Access To Electronic Medical Records, Senate Panel Says
The rules proposed by HHS take aim at data blocking, in which tech companies or health systems limit the sharing...
InnovationDeath By A Thousand Clicks: Where Electronic Health Records Went Wrong
The U.S. government claimed that turning American medical charts into electronic records would make healthcare better, safer, and cheaper. Ten...
Judge Vows To Rule On Medicaid Work Requirements By End Of March
A ruling against a Medicaid work requirement would have vast repercussions in states that have been approved for the mandate.
FinanceHHS Releases 2020 Budget Ahead of Azar's Grilling on Capitol Hill
The budget proposal includes less discretionary authority and more mandatory funding than last year's proposal.