July 23, 2019
For more than four years, a personal trainer who called himself "Dr. Dave" fraudulently billed major health insurers for about $25 million, collecting about $4 million in cash.
HHS on Saturday informed health care providers and state governments that the department will not penalize providers who are making efforts to comply with a final rule that bars entities that receive Title X family planning grants from providing or referring patients for abortion care.
Hahnemann University Hospital in Philadelphia is winding down after nearly two centuries of service, leaving clinical staff, patients, and medical students at Drexel University, the hospital's long-time partner, uncertain about their futures.
July 22, 2019
A federal judge on Friday upheld the Trump administration's expansion of short-term health plans, which are not required to comply with certain Affordable Care Act requirements.
July 19, 2019
CMS this week finalized a rule that repeals a policy issued under former President Barack Obama that banned nursing homes from entering into pre-dispute binding arbitration agreements with residents, and instead prohibits long-term care facilities from forcing residents to sign them as a condition of residency.
American Health Line rounds up the latest health care news in the states.
July 17, 2019
The Trump administration on Monday announced that it will immediately start enforcing a final rule that bars health care providers and clinics that receive Title X family planning grants from providing or referring patients for abortion care.
A federal judge on Friday ordered FDA to set a 10-month deadline for e-cigarette makers to submit premarket applications for their products.
July 16, 2019
Republican lawmakers largely had dropped their push to craft a plan to replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA) after various ACA replacement plans failed to gain traction in 2017 and 2018. But now, faced with the threat of the ACA being struck down in court—some GOP lawmakers again are taking up the task.
July 15, 2019
A federal appeals court on Thursday denied a request for an emergency stay on a recent ruling that allows HHS' final rule to bar health care providers and clinics that receive Title X family planning grants from providing or referring patients for abortion care.
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