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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

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