Vulnerable Medicaid members would go without necessary care and some would even lose coverage, driving up the cost of uncompensated care at hospitals throughout the states, the insurers said.
Medical practices around the country are uncertain how to prepare for the upcoming removal of Social Security numbers from Medicare ID cards because the CMS has failed to provide clear guidance. The change could affect their billing privileges and patients' access to care.
The Senate's proposed legislation to repeal the Affordable Care Act could have widespread implications for healthcare providers across the country, sparking hospital closures, lower provider rates and decreased access to nursing homes if the bill becomes law.
Healthcare providers and insurers had differing reactions to the Senate Republican bill unveiled last week to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. The "discussion draft" draft bill bombed with healthcare providers, while some insurers reveled at the offering of cost-sharing reduction...
Senate Republicans' bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act deals a heavy blow to public health efforts by eliminating key funding created by the landmark healthcare reform bill.
A VHA pilot program hopes to pull patient data from military and commercial electronic health record systems, applications, devices and wearables and send it to a patient's healthcare team in real-time.
Prosecutors say the co-founder of a Massachusetts pharmacy linked to a deadly nationwide meningitis outbreak should be sent to prison for 35 years for showing "an unconscionable disregard for the lives of the patients."
Genesis Healthcare, one of the nation's largest investor-owned skilled nursing, senior living and rehabilitation therapy providers, will settle six lawsuits alleging that its acquired companies billed Medicare for unnecessary treatment and delivered grossly substandard nursing care.
The VA doesn't yet know how much replacing its current electronic health record with a commercial product will cost, but President Donald Trump's proposed budget should fit the bill, at least for now, according to VA Secretary Dr. David Shulkin.