Along with a payment hike, the CMS finalized plans to launch a Hospice Compare site this month.
If Congress doesn't act by late September to protect cost-sharing subsidies for insurers, millions of Americans with government subsidies may find themselves with no plan options, Sen. Lamar Alexander said.
Health insurers have warned for months that they will raise premiums if the Trump administration and Congress fail to fund crucial cost-sharing subsidies. Now, the Trump administration faces the threat that states will sue over the payments.
Marketplace insurers want to tweak the open-enrollment process and to make it easier to not cover certain drugs as part of their wish list of ways to stabilize the individual marketplace without involving Congress.
The constant, complicated stream of administrative documents flooding healthcare providers' back offices involved can pose significant financial risks, but new software aims to streamline the process.
The academic centers will give newly trained providers the unique skills needed to offer home-based primary care. Only about 1,000 providers currently offer home visits even though about 2 million Medicare patients need the service.
It's the final week to submit nominations for Modern Healthcare's annual Up & Comers recognition. Nominees must be no older than 40 as of the Aug. 4 submission deadline
LifePoint posted a second-quarter earnings gain but has come face-to-face with a deteriorating admissions trend.
Pfizer second-quarter earnings jumped thanks to rising sales of key drugs, but its overall revenue declined as the drugmaker was dogged by increased biosimilar competition and the divestiture of Hospira Infusion Systems.
Top Senate Republicans think it's time to leave their derailed drive to scrap the Obama healthcare law behind them. And they're tired of the White House prodding them to keep voting until they succeed.
The White House's drug commission called for mandatory prescriber education initiatives to combat overprescription of opioids and the granting of state waivers so Medicaid can cover more substance abuse treatment programs.
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