January 2, 2019
A federal district court judge last week ruled HHS unlawfully cut Medicare Part B reimbursements for drugs purchased via Medicare's 340B program, siding with the American Hospital Association and other hospital groups.
December 14, 2018
December 13, 2018
Hawaii is the healthiest U.S. state, according to the United Health Foundation's latest rankings, which considers 38 measures related to clinical care, policies, health outcomes, and more.
December 10, 2018
John O'Brien, a former executive at CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield, will oversee the Trump administration's implementation of a proposed Medicare Part B drug pricing model intended to bring provider reimbursements in line with prices paid in other countries.
Nonprofit hospitals will continue to see expenses outpace revenue in 2019 because of a number of factors, including weak inpatient admissions and increases in bad debt, according to a new report from Moody's Investors Service.
December 7, 2018
CMS actuaries say U.S. health care spending increased by 3.9% to $3.5 trillion in 2017, down from a growth rate of 4.3% in 2016.
Nearly 50% of Medicare Advantage directories that beneficiaries use to find a provider contained at least one inaccuracy, according to a federal audit released last week.
American Health Line rounds up the latest health care news in the states.
December 6, 2018
HHS, the Department of Labor, and the Department of the Treasury in a 119-page report recommend reforms across the U.S. health care market to promote choice and competition.
Hedda Martin, a 60-year-old Michigan resident who needs a heart transplant, was denied the procedure and told to raise $10,000 before providers would consider the transplant—and her viral social media post has shed a light on how cost can be a barrier to patients in need of new organs.
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