'Sham' Sharing Ministries Test Faith Of Patients And Insurance Regulators
Insurance regulators in Washington and other states are taking a hard look at healthcare sharing ministry ? faith-based co-ops in...
CMS Issues New Guidance on PBM Up-Charging
Feds spell out how 'spread pricing' is calculated in medical loss ratios.
FinanceSurprise! Fixing Out-Of-Network Bills Means Someone Must Pay
Insurers and healthcare providers each oppose the other side's preferred solution to end surprise bills.
Clinical CareMore States Pushing for Autonomy in Scope-of-Practice Battle
Allowing autonomy for advanced practice practitioners continues to be contested state by state.
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...
FinanceChronically Ill Patients Less Likely to Meet Medicaid Work Requirements
For hospitals, a lack of coverage for chronically ill patients translates to more uncompensated care and bad debt.
Health IT Rules of the Road Must Be Clear, Senate Told
A Senate committee examines two proposed rules issued by CMS to make healthcare records more interoperable, including banning information blocking...
Finance3 Dos and Don'ts of Medicaid Work Requirements
Hospitals should take action in the face of shrinking Medicaid rolls and revenue loss.
Clinical CareFDA Chief Calls For Stricter Scrutiny Of Electronic Health Records
Secretary Scott Gottlieb said Congress would need to enact legislation to define when an electronic health record would require government...
Clinical CareHidden FDA Reports Detail Harm Caused By Scores Of Medical Devices
The FDA has let medical device companies file reports of injuries and malfunctions outside a widely scrutinized public database, which...
StrategyCMS Wants Input on Selling Health Insurance Across State Lines
The Trump administration says offering health insurance across state lines will enhance competition and lower premiums, but states may raise...
Clinical CareWhy Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners Need Supervision, Say Physician Groups
The ongoing expansion of responsibilities for physician assistants and nurse practitioners is renewing opposition from physician groups.