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One Step Closer: Price Transparency in Healthcare

Nov 23, 2019 at 02:55 am by pj

By Dr. Jonathan Kaplan  It's official: Price transparency in healthcare is closer to reality. On Nov. 15, the Trump administration released new rules requiring hospitals.... Read More

In This Democratic Debate, Health Care Issues Took A Back Seat

Nov 21, 2019 at 01:51 pm by pj

Emmarie Huetteman, Kaiser Health News   (Illustration by Hannah Norman/KHN Illustration; Wikimedia Commons) Marijuana decriminalization. Paid family leave. And, yes, &.... Read More

U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) Accepts Oberheiden, Proposal to Coordinate P-Stim Medicare Fraud Investigations

Nov 18, 2019 at 12:08 pm by pj

Oberheiden, P.C., a federal health care fraud defense law firm based in Dallas, Texas, has announced that the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has accepted the firm's recomm.... Read More

Trump Administration Announces Price Transparency Requirements to Increase Competition and Lower Healthcare Costs for All Americans

Nov 15, 2019 at 08:36 am by pj

Two regulations advance the Trump Administration’s commitment to increasing price transparency As directed by President Trump’s Executive Order on Improving Pric.... Read More

Warren Says Out-Of-Pocket Health Spending Will Total $11 Trillion In The Next Decade. We Checked Her Math.

Nov 12, 2019 at 08:15 pm by pj

Shefali Luthra, Kaiser Health News  “If we make no changes over the next 10 years, Americans will reach into their pockets and pay out about $11 trillion on insura.... Read More

Recent Advances in Florida's Telehealth Law

Sep 26, 2019 at 02:49 pm by Staff

. By BRIAN C. EVANDER, Esq. As we close in on the last quarter of 2019, the telehealth industry has never been larger, and Florida is no exception. On April 29, 2019, Flori.... Read More

Legislation To End Surprise Medical Bills Has High Public Support -- In Both Parties

Sep 12, 2019 at 10:49 pm by Staff

. Emmarie Huetteman, Kaiser Health News Nearly 8 in 10 Americans support legislation to protect people from surprise medical bills, a new poll from the Kaiser Family Foundatio.... Read More

CMS Announces New Enforcement Authorities to Reduce Criminal Behavior in Medicare, Medicaid, and CHIP

Sep 06, 2019 at 08:49 pm by Staff

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) today issued a final rule that strengthens the agency's ability to stop fraud before it happens by keeping unscrupulou.... Read More

How And When Immigrants' Use Of Government Benefits Might Affect Their Legal Status

Aug 29, 2019 at 01:01 pm by Staff

. Ana B. Ibarra, Kaiser Health News A new rule to restrict legal immigration, published by the Trump administration this month, is sowing confusion and anxiety even among immi.... Read More

What The Trump Home Dialysis Plan Would Really Look Like

Aug 22, 2019 at 03:28 pm by Staff

.. Judith Graham, Kaiser Health News Mary Epp awoke from a deep sleep to the "high, shrill" sound of her dialysis machine's alarm. Something was wrong. It was 1 a.m. and Epp,.... Read More

Trump Administration Hits Brakes On Law To Curb Unneeded Medicare CT Scans, MRIs

Aug 15, 2019 at 01:31 pm by Staff

. Phil Galewitz, Kaiser Health News Five years after Congress passed a law to reduce unnecessary MRIs, CT scans and other expensive diagnostic imaging tests that could harm pa.... Read More

CBD Regulatory Update

Aug 12, 2019 at 12:54 am by Staff

By MICHAEL PATTERSON With the passage of the 2018 Farm Bill, Hemp and all by-products from hemp including CBD are now 100 percent legal...sort of. Congress passed the 201.... Read More

Trump Administration 'Open For Business' On Drug Imports From Canada

Aug 01, 2019 at 09:27 pm by Staff

. Phil Galewitz, Kaiser Health News A year after calling proposals allowing Americans to import cheaper drugs from Canada a "gimmick," Health and Human Services Secretary Alex.... Read More

Trump Administration Moves To Make Health Care Costs More Transparent

Aug 01, 2019 at 09:13 pm by Staff

. Julie Appleby, Kaiser Health News Shopping around for the best deal on a medical X-ray or a new knee? The Trump administration has a plan for that. On Monday, it proposed ne.... Read More

'If You Like Your Plan, You Can Keep It.' Biden's Invokes Obama's Troubled Claim.

Aug 01, 2019 at 09:03 pm by Staff

Jon Greenberg, PolitiFact, Kaiser Health News Joe Biden invoked a risky -- and familiar -- phrase to sell his health care plan. At an AARP event in Iowa, Biden told voters h.... Read More

Democrats Favor Building On ACA Over 'Medicare For All'

Aug 01, 2019 at 08:59 pm by Staff

. Emmarie Huetteman, Kaiser Health News Most Democrats and Democratic-leaning independents would prefer to expand the Affordable Care Act rather than replace it with a "Medica.... Read More

Federal Cannabis Policies are Hurting Veterans - Here's How to Fix Them

Jul 26, 2019 at 04:33 pm by Staff

By Max Simon Military veterans face a number of challenging issues on the cannabis front, all thanks to outdated federal laws and regulations. The most painful of these.... Read More

AMA: Surprise Billing Legislation Will Hold Patients Harmless Despite Contrary Claims

Jul 25, 2019 at 12:49 am by Staff

CHICAGO - The American Medical Association said today that insurers are intentionally muddying the waters about the impact of surprise billing legislation - a bipartisan.... Read More

Insurers Running Medicare Advantage Plans Overbill Taxpayers By Billions As Feds Struggle To Stop It

Jul 18, 2019 at 09:47 pm by Staff

. Fred Schulte, Kaiser Health News and Lauren Weber Health insurers that treat millions of seniors have overcharged Medicare by nearly $30 billion the past three years alone.... Read More

Surprise Medical Bill Legislation Takes A Step Forward, But Will It Lead To A Step Back?

Jul 18, 2019 at 07:43 pm by Staff

. Rachel Bluth, Kaiser Health News The House Energy and Commerce Committee Wednesday approved its version of legislation to curb surprise medical bills. Though this step was a.... Read More