November 1, 2019
Seven U.S. citizens and a nonprofit organization this week filed a lawsuit that seeks to block the Trump administration's recent decision to deny immigrants visas if they cannot prove they can afford to cover their medical expenses or that they will be enrolled in health coverage.
October 31, 2019
U.S. drug shortages are increasing and causing hospitals to ration lifesaving treatments, according to an FDA report released Tuesday, and the agency has three main recommendations to address the issue.
The Senate on Wednesday voted 43-52 to reject a resolution that would have rolled back the Trump administration's expansion of certain Affordable Care Act waivers.
CMS on Tuesday announced that over 1,500 hospitals will receive bonuses in fiscal year 2020 under Medicare's Value-based Purchasing program.
October 30, 2019
CMS last week opened window shopping for the Affordable Care Act's upcoming open enrollment period and detailed several changes the agency has made to HealthCare.gov.
October 29, 2019
FDA on Friday warned that hospitals could face medical device shortages after a number of sterilization facilities that use a gas called ethylene oxide have closed.
October 28, 2019
A federal judge on Tuesday ordered the federal government to reimburse nearly 100 health insurers about $1.6 billion in unpaid cost-sharing reduction payments called for under the Affordable Care Act.
FDA on Monday announced that it has approved Trikafta, the first-ever triple combination therapy to treat cystic fibrosis (CF) in patients ages 12 and older who have a genetic mutation that affects the vast majority of CF patients.
CMS on Thursday announced it is delaying the start of several new voluntary value-based payment models, but it continued to encourage Medicare providers to apply to participate in the payment models.
October 25, 2019
CMS Administrator Seema Verma during a House Energy and Commerce subcommittee hearing on Wednesday declined to provide details on the Trump administration's plans in case a federal appeals court strikes down the Affordable Care Act in a lawsuit challenging the law's constitutionality.
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