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.
July 19, 2019
New York adopted new regulations regarding sepsis treatment after 12-year-old Rory Staunton died of sepsis in 2012, and a study published Tuesday in JAMA found the regulations appear to be working.
American Health Line rounds up the latest health care news in the states.
July 18, 2019
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), who is seeking the 2020 Democratic nomination for president, on Monday announced that he plans to introduce legislation to establish a federal fund to help local governments buy for-profit hospitals at risk of closing.
CMS on Monday released new resources for states seeking certain Affordable Care Act waivers, but Democrats have vowed to introduce legislation to roll back the Trump administration's criteria for the waivers after the Government Accountability Office determined Congress has the authority to overturn the guidance.
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.
July 16, 2019
Sens. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.), Kamala Harris (D-Calif.), and Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.), who each are seeking the 2020 Democratic nomination for president, have announced separate plans to address high prescription drug costs in the United States.
July 15, 2019
Former Vice President Joe Biden, who is seeking the 2020 Democratic nomination for president, today unveiled a health reform plan that aims to build on and protect the Affordable Care Act by providing Americans with the option to enroll in a public health plan and expanding eligibility for subsidies to purchase exchange plans.
July 12, 2019
CMS on Thursday issued a proposed rule that would eliminate existing requirements on how states assess access to care among fee-for-service (FFS) Medicaid beneficiaries and replace them with a more standardized approach that the agency hopes to develop with industry stakeholders.
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