Providers struggling to understand the HIPAA privacy rule can unknowingly break it and risk exposing patient data.
The CMS has granted Texas a five-year renewal of a Medicaid waiver worth $25 billion that reimburses hospitals for uncompensated-care costs. The waiver's future was in doubt under the Obama administration.
Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) is giving insurance giant Anthem roughly 30 days to explain why the company has decided to stop paying for ED visits it deems unnecessary in several states.
The CMS has issued an interim final rule that allows ACOs impacted this year by natural disasters more leniency on quality reporting standards.
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Nearly nine years after a consortium of hospitals first started planning to bring a proton-beam therapy center to New York City, the more than $300 million project is nearing completion.
A doctor drops a box of medical records in a parking lot, Oscar sees revenue growth, and Americans' life expectancy drops by a tenth of a year.
The fight over 340B continues as two lawmakers introduce PhRMA-approved legislation to increase program transparency.
Congress is going home for the holidays, but lawmakers have left plenty of unfinished business. And the specter of big-picture health reform lingers.
The CMS has added updated star ratings to its Hospital Compare site using a new methodology that will give more hospitals 1 or 5 stars.
The fate of the federal government's planned 340B cuts will be known within days, as a federal judge considers whether the CMS has the authority to slash the drug discount program's spending.
The number of hospitals to be hit with a 1% payment reduction has been relatively consistent each year since the program began in 2014. Roughly 700 hospitals—or 25% of all hospitals—are penalized every year under the Hospital-Acquired Condition Reduction Program.