The CMS plans to open a new 30-day federal public comment period on Kentucky's Medicaid work requirement demonstration as a way to overcome a federal judge's objections to the way the waiver was approved.
A workaround by states to counter Trump administration cuts to Affordable Care Act subsidies has largely succeeded in protecting consumers from higher costs, California and 17 other states said.
The three-judge panel sided with the federal government and rejected the American Hospital Association's attempt to stop Medicare Part B payment cuts to 340B hospitals. The hospitals vowed to continue fighting the cuts.
The FDA is evaluating ways to make sure patients don't take an inappropriate over-the-counter drug. That could include adding information to the packaging label and offering online questionnaires to help people decide if a drug is right for them.
The massive physician payment rule continues a trend of exempting a large number of doctors from MIPS.
The proposed rule for the Medicare physician fee schedule for 2019 offers hints that the CMS will keep focusing on transparency and cost reduction in Medicare.
A White House report suggests that Congress may need to pass a new law compelling Medicaid enrollees to work, as it has found evidence that some beneficiaries choose to work very little or not at all.
An expansive HSA-focused package of bills passed the House Ways and Means Committee largely along party lines following a two-day hearing.
The CMS' suspension of the ACA's risk-adjustment payments will hit large insurers the hardest, but the timing and rollout has drawn sharp condemnation for causing more individual market turmoil for 2019.
The mainstream medical community has avoided engaging in the abortion debate in the years since Roe v. Wade, but it still holds a key role in future fights.
The Trump administration is halting billions of dollars of payments to insurers under the Affordable Care Act's risk-adjustment program, a move that further disrupts the insurance market and could lead to more premium increases next year.
On June 26, voters made Oklahoma the 31st state to legalize some form of medical marijuana. Nine of those states (and the District of Columbia) also have approved recreational use, so the legalized pot trade has become big business. In the eyes of the feds, all of this activity is still against the...