More than 4,100 Medicaid expansion enrollees in Arkansas will lose coverage for the rest of 2018 because they did not comply with the state's work requirement. That's on top of the 4,353 people who were dropped last month.
The CMS released a proposed rule that would require drugmakers to list prices for their drugs in their consumer advertising.
Maine Gov. Paul LePage's top health official and vocal Medicaid expansion critic Mary Mayhew has been named as director of Medicaid and CHIP at the CMS.
Low-income people in states that haven't expanded Medicaid are much more likely to forgo needed medical care than the poor in other states, according to a government report. Several states have Medicaid expansion on the ballot in November.
Health insurers in Pennsylvania pledged to remove advanced approval requirements for prescribing medication-assisted treatment for substance use disorder. Advocates expect the move could expand access to thousands throughout the state.
Dr. David Shulkin, whose departure from the VA was announced through Twitter this past spring, will be chief innovation officer at Sanford Health in South Dakota.
Detroit Medical Center faces a surprise quality inspection that could happen any time from state and federal regulators, according to officials from the Chicago office of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulation.
The four men and their companies were indicted for attempting to defraud insurers by overbilling for various prescriptions.
The businesses will offer insight as Cerner works to implement the VA's new electronic health record. Cerner and the VA are working to make sure the EHR is "fully interoperable."