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Trump Stays Silent On Health Law In Speech, Then Sets Tone For Repeal

Jan 21, 2017 at 08:01 pm by Staff

By Julie Rovner Kaiser Health News Repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act has been considered the new Trump administration's top priority. But you wouldn't know that.... Read More

Six U.S. Senators Confronting Trump's HHS Cabinet Pick Own Health Care Stocks, Too

Jan 19, 2017 at 08:13 pm by Staff

By Sydney Lupkin Kaiser Health News President-elect Donald Trump's pick to run Health and Human Services is taking heat for his controversial stock holdings in companies affec.... Read More

Health Law Sleepers: Six Surprising Health Items That Could Disappear With ACA Repeal

Jan 18, 2017 at 03:14 am by Staff

By Julie Appleby and Mary Agnes Carey Kaiser Health News The Affordable Care Act of course affected premiums and insurance purchasing. It guaranteed people with pre-existing c.... Read More

Budget Scorekeepers Say GOP Plan Would Raise The Number Of Uninsured By 32M

Jan 18, 2017 at 01:53 am by Staff

By Julie Rovner Kaiser Health News The bill considered the most likely prototype for partial repeal of the Affordable Care Act would result in as many as 32 million more peopl.... Read More

Obama's Health Care Legacy: A Landmark Becomes A Question Mark

Jan 14, 2017 at 05:43 pm by Staff

By Sarah Varney Kaiser Health News When President Barack Obama signed his landmark health care bill on March 23, 2010, he achieved what presidents and members of Congress had.... Read More

HHS Secretary: Give Medicare Authority To Negotiate Drug Prices

Jan 09, 2017 at 07:19 pm by Staff

By Rachel Bluth Kaiser Health News Giving Medicare authority to negotiate drug prices is the best way to keep those spiraling costs under control for the program's recipients,.... Read More

Obama's Challenge To GOP: Show Me Your Plan Before Repealing Mine

Jan 07, 2017 at 07:58 pm by Staff

By Julie Rovner Kaiser Health News Trying to protect his signature Affordable Care Act from being hastily dismantled by the new GOP Congress, President Barack Obama took to th.... Read More

Federal Judge Denies Request To Delay EEOC Rules On Wellness Programs

Jan 07, 2017 at 07:51 pm by Staff

By Michelle Andrews Kaiser Health News Last week, a federal judge refused to halt new rules allowing employers to tie participation in wellness programs to financial incentive.... Read More

Medicare Failed To Recover Up To $125 Million In Overpayments, Records Show

Jan 07, 2017 at 07:41 pm by Staff

By Fred Schulte Kaiser Health News Six years ago, federal health officials were confident they could save taxpayers hundreds of millions of dollars annually by auditing privat.... Read More

AMA Releases Letter to Congressional Leaders on Reform of Health Care System

Jan 04, 2017 at 11:45 pm by Staff

The American Medical Association (AMA) released the following letter to congressional leadership from Chief Executive Officer and Executive Vice President James L. Madara, M.D.... Read More

Leading Republicans See A Costly Malpractice Crisis -- Experts Don't

Jan 04, 2017 at 11:29 pm by Staff

By Chad Terhune Kaiser Health News As top Republicans see it, a medical malpractice crisis is threatening U.S. health care: Frivolous lawsuits are driving up malpractice insur.... Read More

Bundled Payments Work, Study Finds, But HHS Nominee No Fan

Jan 03, 2017 at 11:00 pm by Staff

By Rachel Bluth Kaiser Health News A recent change in the way Medicare pays for joint replacements is saving millions of dollars annually -- and could save billions -- without.... Read More

Vowing To Jettison Obamacare, Republicans Face Immediate Resistance And Risks

Jan 03, 2017 at 10:30 pm by Staff

By Julie Rovner Kaiser Health News The 115th Congress started work Tuesday with Republican majorities in both the House and Senate in agreement on their top priority -- to rep.... Read More

New Medicare Rules Should Help 'High Need' Patients Get Better Treatment

Dec 29, 2016 at 10:33 am by Staff

Judith Graham Kaiser Health News Doctors have complained for years that they're not paid adequately for time-consuming work associated with managing care for seriously ill old.... Read More

Latest Hospital Injury Penalties Include Crackdown On Antibiotic Resistant Germs

Dec 21, 2016 at 09:45 pm by Staff

By Jordan Rau Kaiser Health News The federal government has cut payments to 769 hospitals with high rates of patient injuries, for the first time counting the spread of antibi.... Read More

CMS Finalizes Rules for the Health Insurance Marketplace, Improving Stability

Dec 17, 2016 at 10:48 pm by Staff

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued the Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters final rule and the final Annual Letter to Issuers for 2018, whic.... Read More

Opinion: Finally, a Physician Chosen to Head HHS

Dec 13, 2016 at 09:17 am by Staff

By Elizabeth Lee Vliet, M.D. 12/13/2016 Congratulations to President-elect Donald Trump for a common-sense and much needed approach to selecting the new Secretary of Health.... Read More

Senate Approves Landmark Mental Health Bill As Part Of 21st Century Cures Act

Dec 07, 2016 at 09:56 pm by Staff

Liz Szabo Kaiser Health News The Senate passed the first major mental health legislation in nearly a decade, sending the 21st Century Cures Act to President Barack Obama, who.... Read More

Legislation To Improve Mental Health Care For Millions Sails Through House Vote

Dec 05, 2016 at 12:14 am by Staff

Liz Szabo Kaiser Health News Efforts to strengthen the country's tattered mental health system, and help millions of Americans suffering from mental illness, got a big boost W.... Read More

Grab Bag Of Goodies In 21st Century Cures Act

Dec 04, 2016 at 11:53 pm by Staff

Sydney Lupkin and Steven Findlay Kaiser Health News A sprawling health bill expected to pass the Senate and become law before the end of the year is a grab bag for industries.... Read More