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'Pre-Hospice' Saves Money By Keeping People At Home Near The End Of Life

Apr 02, 2017 at 10:44 am by Staff

Anna Gorman Kaiser Health News Gerald Chinchar isn't quite at the end of life, but the end is not far away. The 77-year-old fell twice last year, shattering his hip and femu.... Read More

House Leaders 'Came Up Short' In Effort To Kill Obamacare

Mar 24, 2017 at 08:07 pm by Staff

Mary Agnes Carey Kaiser Health News   Despite days of intense negotiations and last-minute concessions to win over wavering GOP conservatives and moderates, House Rep.... Read More

GOP Health Plan Aims To Curb Medicaid, Expand State Options

Mar 23, 2017 at 09:20 am by Staff

  Phil Galewitz Kaiser Health News For all its populist design, the House GOP's latest proposal to overhaul federal Medicaid funding creates financial risks for states.... Read More

GAO To Launch Investigation Of FDA's Orphan Drug Program

Mar 22, 2017 at 12:33 am by Staff

Sarah Jane Tribble Kaiser Health News Acting on a request from three influential U.S. senators, the government's accountability arm confirmed that it will investigate potent.... Read More

GOP Scraps Individual Mandate, Sets Penalty for skipping

Mar 21, 2017 at 10:28 am by Staff

Anna Gorman and Jordan Rau Kaiser Health News The Affordable Care Act's tax penalty for people who opt out of health insurance is one of the most loathed parts of the law,.... Read More

Deciphering CBO's Estimates On The GOP Health Bill

Mar 19, 2017 at 04:14 pm by Staff

The Congressional Budget Office is out with its estimate of what effects the Republican health bill, "The American Health Care Act," would have on the nation's health care sys.... Read More

Providers Supporting Bill to Drop MoC Requirements

Mar 14, 2017 at 10:42 pm by Staff

If it becomes law, a little-discussed bill would reap significant benefits for Florida physicians. State Rep. Julio Gonzalez, MD, an orthopedic surgeon from Venice, sponsored.... Read More

AMA: American Health Care Act is Critically Flawed

Mar 08, 2017 at 08:57 am by Staff

In a letter to congressional leaders, the American Medical Association (AMA) today outlined provisions of the American Health Care Act that would have an adverse impact on pat.... Read More

Health Care Coalition Calls for Prior Authorization Reform

Feb 14, 2017 at 09:19 am by Staff

CHICAGO - Responding to unreasonable hurdles for patients seeking care, a coalition including the American Medical Association (AMA) and 16 other health care organizations urg.... Read More

'Massive Confusion' Abounds For Insurers As GOP Wavers On Obamacare Redo

Feb 12, 2017 at 09:44 am by Staff

Jay Hancock Kaiser Health News Premiums for Obamacare plans sold by New Mexico Health Connections could rise as little as 7 percent next year, says Martin Hickey, the insuranc.... Read More

Five Quick Ways HHS Secretary Tom Price Could Change The Course Of Health Policy

Feb 12, 2017 at 09:29 am by Staff

Julie Rovner Kaiser Health News After a bruising confirmation process, the Senate confirmed Rep. Tom Price, R-Ga., to head up the Department of Health and Human Services, by.... Read More

If Obamacare Is Being Repealed, Do The Uninsured Still Face Penalties?

Feb 07, 2017 at 12:19 pm by Staff

By Michelle Andrews Kaiser Health News In some recent emails, readers asked about what to expect as Republicans move to overhaul the health law. Should people bother paying th.... Read More

HSAs: 'Tax-Break Trifecta' Or Insurance Gimmick Benefiting The Wealthy?

Feb 05, 2017 at 10:09 am by Staff

By Julie Appleby Kaiser Health News They are just three little words -- "health savings accounts" -- but they are generating a lot of buzz as Republicans contemplate plans t.... Read More

Trump's Immigration Ban Fuels Fear For Young Doctors Whose Jobs May Be In Limbo

Feb 02, 2017 at 07:11 pm by Staff

By Carmen Heredia Rodriguez Kaiser Health News President Donald Trump's executive order on immigration, which sparked protests abroad and in the U.S., is also raising fears ab.... Read More

Hospitals Worry Repeal Of Obamacare Would Jeopardize Innovations In Care

Feb 01, 2017 at 07:19 pm by Staff

By Kristin Espeland Gourlay, RINPR Kaiser Health News Much has been written about the 20 million people who gained health insurance under the Affordable Care Act, and what cou.... Read More

Medicare's Coverage Of Therapy Services Again Is In Center Of Court Dispute

Jan 30, 2017 at 06:24 pm by Staff

By Susan Jaffe Kaiser Health News Four years after Medicare officials agreed in a landmark court settlement that seniors cannot be denied coverage for physical therapy and oth.... Read More

Repeal Ripples: Five Obamacare Exchange Chiefs Contemplate An Uncertain Future

Jan 29, 2017 at 03:43 am by Staff

Kaiser Health News The health insurance marketplaces created by the Affordable Care Act are in their third year of selling health insurance plans to people who don't get insur.... Read More

Everything You Need To Know About Block Grants -- The Heart Of GOP's Medicaid Plans

Jan 25, 2017 at 10:52 pm by Staff

By Shefali Luthra Kaiser Health News President Donald Trump's administration made explicit this weekend its commitment to an old GOP strategy for managing Medicaid, the federa.... Read More

Health Law Coverage Has Helped Many Chronically Ill -- But Has Still Left Gaps

Jan 23, 2017 at 11:20 pm by Staff

By Shefali Luthra Kaiser Health News As President Donald Trump and Republicans in Congress devise a plan to replace the 2010 health law, new research suggests a key component.... Read More

Trump's Nominee For Agriculture Has Key Health Role

Jan 21, 2017 at 08:05 pm by Staff

By Carmen Heredia Rodriguez Kaiser Health News Amid the cacophony of confirmation hearings for Cabinet nominees, President-elect Donald Trump reportedly has settled on former.... Read More