March 11, 2019
March 6, 2019
HHS Secretary Alex Azar on Monday said CMS' Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation is looking to change how Medicare pays for dialysis treatments and to increase the number of kidneys that are available for transplant.
March 4, 2019
Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper (D), who in 2017 gained national attention for releasing a bipartisan health reform proposal, on Monday announced that he is joining the various candidates seeking the Democratic nomination for president.
February 28, 2019
Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-Wash.) on Wednesday introduced a new "Medicare-for-All" bill that already has more than 100 co-sponsors and is more expansive than the Medicare-for-All proposal long championed by Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.).
February 27, 2019
Pharmaceutical company executives during a Senate Finance Committee hearing on Tuesday offered some ideas for lowering prescription drug prices insurers and consumers pay, though they did not commit to lowering the list prices of their products.
February 26, 2019
Ohio Valley Medical Center and East Ohio Regional Hospital are cutting patients' outstanding medical bills in half as part of a new pilot to ensure patients pay their bills.
February 22, 2019
The Navigant report recommended federal lawmakers reintroduce and pass the Rural Emergency Acute Care Hospital Act, which would "help rural hospitals by allowing them to sidestep" certain regulatory "hurdle[s]."
American Health Line rounds up the latest health care news in the states.
February 21, 2019
CMS' Office of Actuaries predicts average national spending growth in the United States will increase by 5.5% annually from 2018 to 2027, outpacing growth in the country's gross domestic product and reaching a total of nearly $6 trillion by 2027.
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