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Sen. Grassley Demands Scrutiny Of Medicare Advantage Plans

Apr 20, 2017 at 12:47 am by Staff

Fred Schulte Kaiser Health News Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) wants federal health officials to tighten scrutiny of private Medicare Advantage health plans amid ongoing conce.... Read More

Tax Day Is Zero Hour For Health Insurance, Too

Apr 17, 2017 at 12:06 pm by Staff

Julie Rovner Kaiser Health News   Despite a lengthy debate, Congress has not yet acted on a bill to repeal portions of the Affordable Care Act. That means the law and.... Read More

Can We Tax Away The Opioid Crisis?

Apr 15, 2017 at 09:09 pm by Staff

Pauline Bartolone Kaiser Health News California lawmakers this month will consider legislation that would impose a tax on prescription opioids such as OxyContin and Norco to.... Read More

CMS Proposes 2018 Medicare Hospital Admissions Payment and Policy Updates and Request for Information

Apr 14, 2017 at 03:58 pm by Staff

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a proposed rule that would update 2018 Medicare payment and policies when patients are admitted into hospitals..... Read More

Repeal, Replace ... Revise: Your Guide To How A Trump Proposal Might Change ACA Insurance

Apr 13, 2017 at 05:21 pm by Staff

Julie Appleby Kaiser Health News Repeal and replace is on-again, off-again, but that doesn't mean the rules affecting your insurance will remain unchanged. The Trump admini.... Read More

CMS Issues Final Rule to Improve Choice and Stability in 2018 Health Insurance Market

Apr 13, 2017 at 04:17 pm by Staff

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) today issued the final Market Stabilization rule, to help lower premiums and stabilize individual and small group mark.... Read More

As Some Holdout States Revisit Medicaid Expansion, New Data Show It Pays Off

Apr 12, 2017 at 05:14 pm by Staff

Shefali Luthra Kaiser Health News Although the GOP-controlled Congress is pledging its continued interest -- despite stalls and snags -- to dismantle Obamacare, some "red s.... Read More

While Washington Fiddles, Calif. Leaders Forge Ideas For Universal Health Care

Apr 08, 2017 at 01:37 am by Staff

Pauline Bartolone Kaiser Health News As the nation's Republican leaders huddle to reconsider their plans to "repeal and replace" the nation's health law, advocates for univ.... Read More

GOP Has No Choice But To Keep Pushing Health Care Rock Up The Hill

Apr 06, 2017 at 11:56 am by Staff

Julie Rovner Kaiser Health News   This week's effort to resurrect the GOP bill to overhaul the Affordable Care Act has apparently met the same end as the first try in.... Read More

Where There's Willingness, There's A Way For Congress And Trump To Fix Health Law

Apr 05, 2017 at 05:19 pm by Staff

Julie Rovner Kaiser Health News Now that the GOP effort to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act is in limbo, is there a way to make it work better? Democrats and Repu.... Read More

Register Now for MIPS Group Web Interface and CAHPS Reporting

Apr 04, 2017 at 07:23 am by Staff

Groups participating in the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) track of the Quality Payment Program are not required to register, except for groups that intend to u.... Read More

Register Now MIPS Group Web Interface and CAHPS Reporting

Apr 04, 2017 at 07:22 am by Staff

Groups participating in the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) track of the Quality Payment Program are not required to register, except for groups that intend to u.... Read More

'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

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