July 30, 2019
CMS on Monday issued a proposed rule to update the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule and Quality Payment Program for calendar year 2020, which includes proposals intended to reduce physicians' administrative burdens and promote value-based care.
July 29, 2019
CMS last week rejected Utah's proposed Medicaid waiver request seeking enhanced federal funding for the state's partial Medicaid expansion, and the agency said it will not approve similar requests in the future.
July 26, 2019
FDA on Tuesday announced the launch of the agency's first television advertisements intended to educate children about the risks of using e-cigarettes.
American Health Line rounds up the latest health care news in the states.
July 25, 2019
HHS Secretary Alex Azar on Tuesday laid out three of the Trump administration's top health care priorities heading into the 2020 election.
Allergan on Wednesday announced a global recall of the company's Biocell textured breast implants, after FDA found a link between the implants and a sharp increase in cases of and deaths involving a rare cancer.
A federal judge who earlier this year struck down Medicaid work requirements in Arkansas and Kentucky on Tuesday heard oral arguments in a lawsuit challenging the Trump administration's approval of Medicaid work requirements in New Hampshire, but it is unclear how the judge will rule in the latest case.
July 24, 2019
Major issues at Indian Health Service hospitals have led to unsafe conditions for patients, risky opioid prescribing practices, and information technology vulnerabilities, according to two reports released Monday by HHS' Office of Inspector General.
Google offers more accurate provider information than many health plan directories, such as health plans' Medicare Advantage directories and exchange plan directories, according to a study recently published in the American Journal of Managed Care.
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