The CMS will allow some states to opt out of a Obama-era rule meant to ensure Medicaid beneficiaries have adequate access to care. States have sought a reprieve, citing the administrative burden of implementing the policy.
The merger, which would unite comparably sized systems in Illinois and Wisconsin to form the country's 10th largest not-for-profit hospital system, got the nod from Wisconsin regulators Thursday.
CMS' risk-adjustment changes under the Next Generation ACO Model sparked concerns from some ACOs that they couldn't make money under the program.
A list of common billing codes do little to ensure patients are getting quality care, doctors told the CMS during a call Wednesday.
The House is considering a bill that would roll back the enhanced HIPAA protections now given to substance use disorder patients, re-opening a debate that pits providers against patient advocates concerned about stigma and privacy.
HCA Healthcare plans to add North Carolina to the list of 20 states it operates in, having signed a letter of intent to acquire Mission Health, a six-hospital health system based in Asheville, N.C.
John Bardis announced he is departing as HHS assistant secretary for administration effective immediately.
The $1.3 trillion omnibus spending bill the House passed Thursday lacks funding for two things insurers want: cost-sharing reduction payments and federal reinsurance. That likely means they'll hike premiums and rethink participating in the individual market for 2019.
The House on Wednesday passed a bill that would allow dying patients to receive experimental treatments. Here's how, if it passes, the bill would affect providers.
Hospitalizations cause only about 4% of personal bankruptcies among non-elderly U.S. adults, according to an analysis published Wednesday in the New England Journal of Medicine.
A peek at who got a piece of the $1.3 trillion two-year omnibus spending bill.
Stabilization talks fall apart ahead of congressional leaders' $1.3 trillion spending deal, leaving insurers disappointed.