Jack O'Brien is the Content Team Lead and Finance Editor at HealthLeaders, an HCPro brand.
Several provisions affecting healthcare made it into the two-year omnibus package, while a few were left on the cutting room floor.
McConnell and Schumer announced an agreement Wednesday to avoid a second government shutdown, but Pelosi says the immigration issue stands in the way.
Last month’s continuing resolution runs out February 8, which could trigger a second government shutdown of the year, with repercussions for the healthcare industry.
After a bullish start to 2018, stock prices for the top health insurance companies are up year-over-year, but in the midst of a difficult week.
CMS released a table of Alternative Payment Models for 2018, displaying changes and new designs involving MIPS and Advanced APMs.
As Congress approaches the Thursday funding deadline to avoid a second government shutdown, community health centers urge action ahead of funding cliff.
After deciding in December to merge with Aurora Health Care, the Chicago-based health system detailed plans to use the same EHR system as its partner.
Despite a groundswell of bipartisan support, funding for community health centers remains an outstanding issue just over a week from another potential government shutdown.
The president outlined healthcare accomplishments from his first year in office, addressing a closely watched issue for many Americans.
The Amazon-JPMorgan Chase-Berkshire Hathaway plan has created a stir in the healthcare world but also in the broader business community.