TelehealthCMS Expands Medicare FFS Telehealth Services
Medicaid and CHIP have seen the number of services delivered via telehealth increased by more than 2,600%.
Covid-19CHIP Data Show Steep Drops in Vaccinations, Health Screenings
The COVID-19 Public Health Emergency is blamed for dramatic year-over-year reductions in healthcare services for children.
Clinical CareBlack Women Turn to Midwives to Avoid COVID and 'Feel Cared For'
As the COVID-19 pandemic has laid bare healthcare inequities, more Black women are looking to home birth.
Clinical CareKids Are Missing Critical Windows for Lead Testing Due to Pandemic
In states such as Michigan, Ohio and Minnesota, testing for the brain-damaging heavy metal fell by 50% or more this...
Clinical CareWith Schools Starting Online, Vaccinations Head for Recess
The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in steep declines in vaccinations.
Clinical CareResearch: Black Newborns Die Less Often With Black Doctors Than White Doctors
More research is needed to determine why the disparity in black newborn mortality exists.
StrategyBillionaire T. Denny Sanford Was Under Investigation for Child Pornography
The richest man in South Dakota, T. Denny Sanford, was investigated for possible possession of child pornography. Sanford is a...
Covid-19True or False? DeSantis Says COVID Is a Lower Risk for School-Aged Kids Than Flu.
Kaiser Health News examined the claim and found it "mostly true."
Covid-19HHS Readies $1.4B in Additional Aid for Children's Hospitals
So far, CARES Act and the Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act funds have doled out $175 billion...
StrategyHospital Merger in Washington State Stokes Fears About Catholic Limits on Care
It is unclear whether secular hospitals can continue to offer services forbidden by church doctrine, including abortion, birth control, gender...
StrategyThe COVID-19 Downturn Triggers Jump in Medicaid Enrollment
Program sign-ups are widely expected to accelerate through the summer, reflecting the higher number of unemployed.
FinanceConnecticut Children's, Guidehouse Form RCM Company
The Children's Health Consortium will officially launch in early 2021.