October 17, 2018
From politics to financial concerns, Robert Pearl, a surgeon and former CEO of the Permanente Medical Group, in a Forbes article breaks down the "five intense fears" plaguing doctors today.
October 12, 2018
American Health Line rounds up the latest health care news in the states.
October 10, 2018
CMS' Bundled Payments for Care Improvement-Advanced Model launched Monday with 1,299 participating entities, and while some participants are excited about the model's prospects, others already are contemplating leaving the model.
October 9, 2018
A federal claims court judge who last month ruled that the Trump administration erred in its decision not to pay insurers cost-sharing reduction (CSR) payments is now ordering CMS to pay Montana Health co-op more than $1.2 million in CSR payments.
October 8, 2018
Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh has ruled on several high-profile health care cases that some observers say could shed light on how he would rule if cases on those issues were to reach the Supreme Court.
October 4, 2018
A new Government Accountability Office report shows a total of 64 rural hospitals in the United States closed from 2013 through 2017, which is more than twice the number of rural hospital closures that occurred during the previous five-year period.
The 660-page legislative package seeks to address the opioid epidemic through a variety of public health initiatives to expand access to treatments for opioid use disorders, promote the development of alternative treatments for pain, and prevent the entry of illicit drugs into the United States.
October 2, 2018
James Segroves, a partner at Reed Smith, says the case will be the first Medicare-related case the Supreme Court will hear in several years.
October 1, 2018
CMS under a newly proposed rule would abandon a decades-old regulation that places hospitals at risk of losing Medicare funding if a large number of their organ transplant patients die or experience organ failure.
Hospital and other industry groups say CMS' proposed update to Medicare's Hospital Outpatient and Ambulatory Surgical Center Payment Systems for calendar year 2019 could inhibit patients' access to care.
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