Jack O'Brien is the finance editor at HealthLeaders, a Simplify Compliance brand.
The White House calls for an increase in funding for veterans healthcare services, while proposing cuts to HHS and a repeal of the Affordable Care Act.
Medicare Advantage plans, ACOs, and physicians offering telehealth services stand to benefit from provisions set forth in the omnibus package.
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.