HHS under a newly proposed rule would allow insurers to sell short-term health plans that are valid for up to 12 months—a move that some experts say could have negative consequences for the individual health insurance market.
Home health aide is the hardest health care job to fill this year, ranking No. 4 on CareerCast's list of the "Toughest Jobs to Fill in 2018."
The countersuit defends Kentucky's Medicaid work requirements waiver and requests that a lawsuit challenging the waiver be heard in Kentucky, instead of the District of Columbia.
A survey by the New York Times' "The Upshot" finds experts on the opioid misuse epidemic generally believe that an effective response would fund treatment, harm reduction, supply-focused solutions, and demand-focused solutions—though experts are divided on the specific funding allocations.
Leemore Dafny, a professor of business administration at Harvard Business School, says, "Research to date suggests that consolidation in the health care industry, on average, has not yielded benefits to consumers."