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.
WakeMed Health & Hospitals pioneered the use of Enhanced Recovery After Surgery for heart surgery with dramatic results, seeing intensive care unit stays and readmissions fall and achieving estimated cost savings.
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.
The House Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee on Thursday advanced a bill to address so-called "surprise" medical bills by setting a benchmark payment rate for out-of-network services.
CMS on Thursday released a proposed rule to update certain Medicare payment regulations under the Home Health Prospective Payment System and increase payments for home health agencies by 1.3%.
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.
July 12, 2019
CMS on Wednesday issued a proposed rule to implement a mandatory bundled payment model intended to replace Medicare's current fee-for-service payment model for radiation oncology in certain geographic regions.
President Trump on Thursday announced that his administration will not add a controversial citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. Census, reversing an announcement he made last week and effectively ending a dispute over the question.
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