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A Big Hearing For 'Medicare-For-All' -- In A Small Room

May 02, 2019 at 09:16 pm by Staff

. Julie Rovner, Kaiser Health News The first congressional hearing on a "Medicare-for-all" bill in at least a decade took place Tuesday, but without the usual phalanx of T-shi.... Read More

AMA Welcomes CDC's Revised View on Opioids Guidelines

Apr 29, 2019 at 02:43 am by Staff

. "The AMA appreciates that the CDC recognizes that patients in pain require individualized care and that the agency's 2016 guidelines on opioids have been widely misappli.... Read More

Amid Opioid Prescriber Crackdown, Health Officials Reach Out To Pain Patients

Apr 25, 2019 at 08:02 pm by Staff

.Blake Farmer, Kaiser Health Newsl A pharmacist in Celina, Tenn., was one of 60 people indicted on charges of opioid-related crimes last week, in a multistate sting. John Pols.... Read More

Hospitals Chafe Under A Medicare Rule That Reduces Payments To Far-Flung Clinics

Apr 25, 2019 at 06:58 pm by Staff

Carmen Heredia Rodriguez, Kaiser Health News Eric Lewis' plans of expanding his community hospital's reach have been derailed. As CEO of Olympic Medical Center, he oversees.... Read More

HHS To Deliver Value-Based Transformation in Primary Care

Apr 22, 2019 at 04:40 pm by Staff

. The CMS Primary Cares Initiative to Empower Patients and Providers to Drive Better Value and Results U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar.... Read More

Saving Medicare/Medicaid While Preventing Federal and State Insolvency

Apr 18, 2019 at 07:20 pm by Staff

. By KENNETH A. FISHER, MD Medicare and Medicaid were passed in 1965 as an amendment to the Social Security Act after decades of political posturing. Unlike Social Security.... Read More

As Sanders Officially Revives Medicare-For-All, Plan B For Democrats Gains Traction

Apr 11, 2019 at 09:23 pm by Staff

. Shefali Luthra, Kaiser Health News As Democratic presidential primary candidates try to walk a political tightrope between the party's progressive and center-left wings, the.... Read More

FDA Chief Calls For Stricter Scrutiny Of Electronic Health Records

Mar 28, 2019 at 08:57 pm by Staff

Fred Schulte, Kaiser Health News and Erika Fry, Fortune Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb on Wednesday called for tighter scrutiny of electronic healt.... Read More

New Rules Will Ease Patients' Access To Electronic Medical Records, Senate Panel Says

Mar 28, 2019 at 08:21 pm by Staff

. Fred Schulte, Kaiser Health News and Erika Fry, Fortune The chairman of the Senate health committee on Tuesday backed new federal regulations to remove roadblocks patients c.... Read More

Whistleblower Center Looking for Florida MD to Expose Short-Staffed Nursing Homes in Florida Overbilling Medicare-Medicaid For Whistleblower Rewards

Mar 25, 2019 at 01:30 am by Staff

. The Corporate Whistleblower Center says, "We are inviting a medical doctor in Florida to give us a call anytime at 866-714-0303 so we can discuss our whistleblower initiat.... Read More

Measuring the Cost of Bureaucracy in U.S. Healthcare

Mar 21, 2019 at 07:35 pm by Staff

. By ROBERT E. GRANT In 2014, Health Affairs published a comprehensive study conducted by a team of international health policy experts who analyzed and compared hospital ad.... Read More

Death By 1,000 Clicks: Where Electronic Health Records Went Wrong

Mar 21, 2019 at 05:11 pm by Staff

. Fred Schulte, Kaiser Health News and Erika Fry, Fortune The pain radiated from the top of Annette Monachelli's head, and it got worse when she changed positions. It didn't f.... Read More

As Hospitals Post Price Lists, Consumers Are Asked To Check Up On Them

Mar 12, 2019 at 02:18 am by Staff

. Steven Findlay, Kaiser Health News With much fanfare, federal officials required hospitals nationwide this year to post their "list" prices online. But it's not yet clear.... Read More

FDA Announces Sweeping Plan To Review Safety Of Surgical Staplers

Mar 12, 2019 at 02:11 am by Staff

Christina Jewett, Kaiser Health News The Food and Drug Administration announced a sweeping plan on Friday to review and address the safety of surgical staplers, including a.... Read More

Hidden FDA Reports Detail Harm Caused By Scores Of Medical Devices

Mar 07, 2019 at 08:44 pm by Staff

Christina Jewett, Heidi de Marco, Kaiser Health News Dr. Douglas Kwazneski was helping a Pittsburgh surgeon remove an appendix when something jarring happened. The surgical.... Read More

There's A New 'Medicare-For-All' Bill In The House. Why Does It Matter?

Feb 28, 2019 at 09:12 pm by Staff

Shefali Luthra, Kaiser Health News Members of the House on Wednesday offered their version of a "Medicare-for-all" bill that is broader than what's been put forth by Sen. Be.... Read More

Jumping Into Medicare For All With Eyes Wide Shut

Feb 27, 2019 at 12:54 am by Staff

By Marilyn M. Singleton, MD, JD The unveiling of the ballyhooed House of Representatives Medicare for All Act of 2019 bill will be met with chants of "equal healthcare for.... Read More

In Florida, Drug Re-Importation From Canada Finds New Champions, Old Snags

Feb 26, 2019 at 03:18 am by Staff

Shefali Luthra, and Phil Galewitz, Kaiser Health News Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis said Wednesday he intends to bring down skyrocketing drug prices by leaning on an existing fe.... Read More

Beyond Beltway's 'Medicare-For-All' Talk, Democrats In States Push New Health Laws

Feb 18, 2019 at 07:23 pm by Staff

Sarah Varney, Kaiser Health News Sandra Yamileth Lopez works at one of San Francisco's most celebrated bakeries, Tartine. She fled horrific violence in Honduras and applied.... Read More

HHS Launches Innovative Payment Model to More Effectively Meet Beneficiaries' Emergency Needs

Feb 14, 2019 at 06:24 pm by Staff

Supporting ambulance triage options aims to allow beneficiaries to receive care at the right time and place Today, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS),.... Read More