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Medicaid DSH payments vary widely by state, GAO finds

August 9, 2019


In four states, Medicaid disproportionate-share hospital payments in 2014 exceeded hospitals' aggregate uncompensated care costs, according to a new Government Accountability Office report—but in 29 states, the payments covered less than half of such costs.

CMS releases national coverage policy for CAR T-cell therapies

August 8, 2019


CMS on Wednesday announced that Medicare will cover FDA-approved CAR T-cell therapies nationwide at health care facilities that meet certain requirements, but the agency did not change Medicare's payment rates for the treatments.

FDA says drugmaker submitted manipulated data for approval of $2.1M gene therapy

August 8, 2019


FDA on Tuesday said some data submitted to the agency during its approval process for Zolgensma, a gene therapy drug priced at $2.1 million, were manipulated, but the agency stressed the remaining data suggest the product should remain on the market.

The best (and worst) states for health care, ranked

August 6, 2019


WalletHub on Monday released its latest list of the Best & Worst States for Health Care. See where your state ranks with American Health Line's interactive map.

Trump's short-term health plan expansion is back in court

August 6, 2019


Stakeholders have appealed a federal judge's decision to uphold the Trump administration's expansion of short-term health plans, which are not required to comply with certain Affordable Care Act requirements.

What's inside CMS' 2,273-page IPPS final rule?

August 5, 2019


CMS on Friday issued its Inpatient Prospective Payment System final rule for fiscal year 2020, which aims to address payment disparities for rural and urban health facilities and increase add-on payments for emerging technologies and therapies.

Medicare Part D premiums will drop for 3rd consecutive year, CMS projects

August 5, 2019


CMS on Tuesday announced the average basic premium for Medicare Part D plans is projected to decline in 2020 for the third year in a row, falling from $32.50 this year to $30 next year.

CMS finalizes 2020 payment rules for SNFs, hospices, inpatient rehab, psych facilities

August 5, 2019


CMS last week released rules finalizing Medicare payment adjustments for skilled nursing facilities, hospices, and inpatient rehabilitation and psychiatric facilities for fiscal year 2020.

How Medicare wants to help doctors fill in the gaps in patients' medical histories

August 5, 2019


CMS on Tuesday unveiled a new pilot program intended to help providers fill gaps in Medicare beneficiaries' medical histories by giving providers access to Medicare claims data that contain a beneficiary's previous diagnoses, procedures, and more.

CMS proposes 1.7% bump to Medicare payments for dialysis providers

August 5, 2019


CMS last week released a proposed rule that would update Medicare policies and payments for the End-Stage Renal Disease program and aims to promote the adoption of new equipment and supplies among dialysis facilities.

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