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Group Says House-Passed AHCA Is Still Government-Controlled Health Care

May 04, 2017 at 02:22 pm by Staff

ST. PAUL, Minn. - The U.S. House of Representatives today passed the amended American Health Care Act (AHCA), but before the bill goes to the U.S. Senate, Citizens' Council fo.... Read More

AMA Statement on House Passage of American Health Care Act

May 04, 2017 at 02:17 pm by Staff

CHICAGO - American Medical Association (AMA) President Andrew W. Gurman, M.D., released the following statement today after the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Amer.... Read More

Clock Is Ticking On GOP Bill: 5 Ways Health Care Tug-Of-War May Play Out

May 04, 2017 at 12:53 am by Staff

Julie Rovner Kaiser Health News   The House may pass its bill to repeal and replace parts of the Affordable Care Act. But Republicans' pathway to fulfilling their sev.... Read More

Federal Money For State-Level Zika Tracking, Prevention May End This Summer

May 03, 2017 at 01:32 am by Staff

Ana B. Ibarra Kaiser Health News Money that has helped states with Zika tracking and education may come to an end by this summer, putting at risk efforts to better understand.... Read More

HHS, States Move To Help Insurers Defray Costs Of Sickest Patients

Apr 25, 2017 at 01:37 pm by Staff

Steven Findlay Kaiser Health News As congressional Republicans' efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act remain in limbo, the Trump administration and some stat.... Read More

Conservatives' Goal To Relax Mandatory Health Benefits Unlikely To Tame Premiums

Apr 23, 2017 at 06:43 pm by Staff

Julie Rovner Kaiser Health News As House Republicans try to find common cause on a bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, they may be ready to let state.... Read More

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