StrategyThe FDA Seeks a New Way to Review Old Drugs Without Causing Prices to Soar
The departing Trump administration unexpectedly ended the FDA program that led to a price spike for colchicine and other older...
StrategyBiden Moves to Overturn Trump Birth Control Rules
HHS says the Trump policy 'has been devastating to the hundreds of thousands of Title X clients who have lost...
Strategy'No Good Choices': HHS Is Cutting Safety Corners to Move Migrant Kids Out of Overcrowded Facilities
According to internal government statistics and interviews with former officials, legal observers, advocates and congressional staff, those decisions came weeks...
StrategyBecerra Touts Expanded Access, Lower Costs for Marketplace Coverage
HHS said four out of five consumers now enrolled in a plan through HealthCare.gov will be able to find a...
StrategyOIG: U.S. Hospitals in 'Survival Mode'
Hospital finances are stressed, care access is threatened, and staff are burned out.
StrategyDemocrats Eye Medicare Negotiations to Lower Drug Prices
President Joe Biden, progressives and moderates support proposals that would generally allow the government to set restrictions on brand-name drugs.
StrategyMedicare Recovered $1B in Fraud in FY20
Medicare Fraud Control Units recovered $3.36 for every $1 spent investigating fraud.
StrategyHealthcare Stakeholders Applaud Becerra Confirmation
Becerra's confirmation to lead the nation's health department was warmly received by healthcare organizations still dealing with the lingering challenges...
StrategyXavier Becerra Confirmed as HHS Secretary
Becerra, who served as a congressman and Attorney General of California, is the first Latino HHS Secretary in history.
StrategyHHS Extends Public Comment Period for HIPAA Privacy Rule Modifications
The proposed changes to the longstanding HIPAA Privacy Rule focus heavily on individuals' right to access protected health information (PHI).
Covid-19Moody's Deems $1.9T Rescue Plan Act 'Positive' for Providers, Payers
President Joseph R. Biden signed the bill into law Thursday afternoon.
TechnologyNew Cost to Paying Ransom on Cyberattacks
Evolving threats, new guidance add to need for healthcare cybersecurity.