October 25, 2018
A Medicaid managed care insurer can pay doctors bonuses to increase preventive screenings and it will not be considered kickback, according to an advisory opinion from HHS' Office of Inspector General.
October 23, 2018
Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam (D) says CMS has approved the state's plan to expand its Medicaid program to an additional 400,000 low-income state residents, but the agency has not yet issued a decision on a related waiver request to implement work requirements for some Medicaid beneficiaries.
October 22, 2018
The number of U.S. residents enrolled in Medicaid managed care plan has grown to more than 54 million, but experts say the federal and state governments have not been properly monitoring the plans.
October 19, 2018
The White House and federal agencies this week released their fall regulatory agendas, setting the stage for new health care regulations for the Affordable Care Act's exchanges, Medicaid, Medicare, and more.
American Health Line rounds up the latest health care news in the states.
October 18, 2018
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) says congressional Republicans could again try to repeal the Affordable Care Act if they gain larger majorities in the House and Senate in the upcoming midterm elections.
October 17, 2018
Mary Mayhew, the former commissioner of Maine's Department of Health and Human Services, is CMS' new deputy administrator and director of the Center for Medicaid and CHIP.
October 12, 2018
October 9, 2018
Leon Lederman, who won a Nobel Prize in 1988 and died Wednesday, sold his prize in 2015 for $765,000 to pay for nursing home care—and he is far from alone in turning to unconventional means to pay for health care.
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