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Medicare Patients Win the Right to Appeal Gap in Nursing Home Coverage

Feb 02, 2022 at 10:18 am by pj

By Susan Jaffe, Kaiser Health News A three-judge federal appeals court panel in Connecticut has likely ended an 11-year fight against a frustrating and confusing rule th.... Read More

Georgia Bill Aims to Limit Profits of Medicaid Managed-Care Companies

Feb 02, 2022 at 10:08 am by pj

Repercussions for surrounding states? By Andy Miller and Rebecca Grapevine, Georgia Health News, Kaiser Health News ATLANTA — Georgia lawmakers wi.... Read More

Justices Block Broad Worker Vaccine Requirement, Allow Health Worker Mandate to Proceed

Jan 16, 2022 at 11:38 am by pj

By Julie Rovner, Kaiser Health News  The Supreme Court on Thursday blocked a key Biden administration covid-19 initiative — putting a stop, for now, to a rule.... Read More

Covid-19 Liability Protection Advancing Through Legislature

Jan 16, 2022 at 10:07 am by pj

The past week has seen rapid progress for extending Covid-19 legal protection for healthcare providers, hospitals and nursing homes set to expire March 29. Thursday the Senat.... Read More

Supreme Court Weighs Biden’s Workplace Vaccine Requirements

Jan 10, 2022 at 08:11 pm by pj

  By Julie Rovner, Kaiser Health News  The Supreme Court on Friday took up one of the most contentious issues of the covid-19 pandemic, hearing a series of ca.... Read More

As Patients Fell Ill With Covid Inside Hospitals, Government Oversight Fell Short

Dec 29, 2021 at 11:19 am by pj

  By Lauren Weber and Christina Jewett, Photos by Heidi de Marco, Kaiser Health News One by one, the nurses taking care of actress Judi Evans at Riversid.... Read More

HHS Seeks Public Comments to Advance Equity and Reduce Disparities in Organ Transplantation, Improve Life-Saving Donations, and Dialysis Facility Quality of Care

Dec 01, 2021 at 06:36 pm by pj

   This effort builds upon the recent Organ Procurement Organizations’ Conditions for Coverage (CfCs) final rule to help thousands of patients on waitlists&nb.... Read More

Becerra Says Surprise Billing Rules Force Doctors Who Overcharge to Accept Fair Prices

Nov 23, 2021 at 10:01 am by pj

  By Michael McAuliff, Kaiser Health News    Overpriced doctors and other medical providers who can’t charge a reasonable rate for their services.... Read More

CMS Physician Payment Rule Promotes Greater Access to Telehealth Services, Diabetes Prevention Programs

Nov 17, 2021 at 04:24 pm by pj

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is announcing actions that will advance its strategic commitment to drive innovation to support health equity and high q.... Read More

CMS Takes Steps to Reduce Disparities Among Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease and End-Stage Renal Disease

Oct 29, 2021 at 05:57 pm by pj

   Changes to ETC Model are among Innovation Center’s unprecedented steps to close health equity gaps Today, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.... Read More

Pharma Campaign Cash Delivered to Key Lawmakers With Surgical Precision

Oct 27, 2021 at 12:00 pm by pj

  By Victoria Knight and Rachana Pradhan and Elizabeth Lucas, Kaiser Health News The Biden administration and Congress are embroiled in high-st.... Read More

FDA’s Delay on Juul, Menthol Cigarettes and other Tobacco Products Puts Kids at Risk 

Oct 18, 2021 at 08:50 pm by pj

By JANELLE HOM   As many students return to school for the first time in months, the American Lung Association urges FDA to act swiftly in ending sale of.... Read More

Surprise-Billing Rule ‘Puts a Thumb on the Scale’ to Keep Arbitrated Costs in Check

Oct 16, 2021 at 11:22 pm by pj

By Julie Appleby, Kaiser Health News  Patients are months away from not having to worry about most surprise medical bills — those extra costs that can amount.... Read More

The Deadline to Claim the ERC is December 31, 2021

Oct 14, 2021 at 10:32 am by dcovell

By Dan Covell The Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act, also known as the CARES ACT was enacted in April 2020. The Employee Retention Credit (ERC), under the CAR.... Read More

Biden Releases a New Plan to Combat Covid, but Experts Say There’s Still a Ways to Go

Sep 15, 2021 at 10:18 am by pj

By Victoria Knight and Julie Appleby, Kaiser Health News Promise: “I’m never going to raise the white flag and surrender. We’re going to beat.... Read More

Though Millions Are at Risk for Diabetes, Medicare Struggles to Expand Prevention Program

Jul 22, 2021 at 04:42 pm by pj

  By Harris Meyer, Kaiser Health News  Damon Diessner tried for years to slim down from his weight of more than 400 pounds, partly because his size embarrasse.... Read More

Senate Democrats’ Plan Boosts Spending on Medicare, ACA Subsidies, Long-Term Care

Jul 15, 2021 at 08:03 pm by pj

  By Michael McAuliff, Kaiser Health News  The budget package Democrats are assembling in Congress would likely provide the biggest jolt to the American healt.... Read More

Food for Thought Presentation: A Look at Lockdowns

Jul 13, 2021 at 03:00 pm by pj

In the interest of providing differing perspectives on lockdowns and how the pandemic was managed, we bring this presentation to our readers.  PANDA’s co-founder,.... Read More

Labor Department Issues Emergency Rules to Protect Health Care Workers From Covid

Jun 13, 2021 at 07:35 pm by pj

  By Christina Jewett, Kaiser Health News  Labor Department officials on Thursday announced a temporary emergency standard to protect health care workers, say.... Read More

Expanding Insurance Coverage Is Top Priority for New Medicare-Medicaid Chief

Jun 06, 2021 at 09:22 pm by pj

  By Julie Rovner, Kaiser Health News  The new head of the federal agency that oversees health benefits for nearly 150 million Americans and $1 trillion in fe.... Read More