NursingNurse Staffing at Nursing Homes is Lacking
Nursing homes only met nurse staffing requirements less than 60% of the time, a new analysis finds.
StrategyFlorida Repeals CON Law, and One Hospital CEO Cheers
Cleveland Clinic Florida CEO Wael Barsoum, MD, says removing the artificial barrier to competition will improve access to care and...
FDA Overlooked Red Flags In Drugmaker's Testing of New Depression Medicine
Spravato maker Janssen provided the FDA modest evidence that it worked and only in limited trials. It presented no information...
With Public Meeting, FDA Signals Interest in New Opioid Limits
Agency seeks input on possible approaches to discourage high-dose prescribing.
FinancePayers, Providers Butt Heads on Surprise Billing Solutions
Stakeholders agree surprise billing is a problem but offered different solutions for how to tackle it during a congressional hearing....
'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...