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Democratic debate round 2: Candidates split on 'Medicare for All,' but agree on coverage for undocumented immigrants

June 28, 2019


Health care again was a major focus in Thursday night's primary debate for candidates seeking the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, with candidates split on transitioning the United States to a single-payer health system, but agreeing on expanded access to coverage for undocumented immigrants.

Democrats' big split in last night's debate: Whether to 'abolish' private insurers

June 27, 2019


The first batch of 2020 Democratic presidential candidates squared off in a primary debate Wednesday night, and a question regarding so-called "Medicare-for-All" proposals emerged as a dividing factor between the candidates.

It's official: Medicare will reimburse more hospitals for TAVR

June 26, 2019


CMS on Friday finalized requirements that relax the number of procedures required to receive Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement for transcatheter aortic valve replacements.

Centene, WellCare merger just cleared a 'big milestone'

June 25, 2019


Centene and Wellcare on Monday received their shareholder's approval to merge, but the companies still need regulatory approval for the proposed merger, which would form a combined entity with revenue of about $97 billion in 2019 on a pro forma basis and 22 million members nationwide.

CMS announces an estimated $180M settlement of long-delayed Medicare claims

June 21, 2019


After two years of negotiations, CMS on Monday announced new voluntary options for Inpatient Rehabilitation Facilities to settle disputes over denied Medicare Part A claims.

How CMS wants to change Medicare Part D prior authorization requirements

June 20, 2019


CMS on Monday proposed a rule intended to streamline Medicare Part D's electronic prior authorization process by circumventing certain HIPAA requirements.

Lawmakers still split on how to address 'surprise' medical bills

June 19, 2019


Lawmakers and stakeholders during a Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee hearing Tuesday agreed steps must be taken to address so-called "surprise" medical bills, but they were divided over the best way to do so.

Are AMCs worth the price? 3 experts weigh in.

June 19, 2019


Despite some experts' calls to divert patients away from costly academic medical centers (AMCs), research demonstrates that AMCs might produce better patients outcomes—and might not cost as much as some policymakers fear, a trio of prominent health care experts argue.

Scammers are offering fake genetic tests to steal Medicare, Medicaid beneficiaries' data, HHS' OIG warns

June 17, 2019


HHS' Office of Inspector General earlier this month issued a fraud alert warning Medicare beneficiaries about an alleged ongoing scam involving genetic testing.

HHS OIG: Elder abuse often goes unreported in nursing facilities

June 14, 2019


Nursing facilities often fail to report serious cases of potential abuse and neglect of Medicare beneficiaries, according to two new reports from HHS' Office of Inspector General.

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