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.
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 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.
August 2, 2019
HHS and FDA on Wednesday unveiled two potential pathways that entities in the United States could use to safely import drugs from other countries, where they typically are sold at lower prices.
A federal judge on Monday blocked New Hampshire's Medicaid work requirements, noting that the requirements would cause about 17,000 people to lose health care coverage.
American Health Line rounds up the latest health care news in the states.
July 30, 2019
CMS on Monday released a proposed rule to update Medicare's Hospital Outpatient and Ambulatory Surgical Center Payment Systems for calendar year 2020 that would require hospitals to publicly disclose insurer-negotiated rates and maintains controversial 340B payment cuts.
CMS on Monday issued a proposed rule to update the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule and Quality Payment Program for calendar year 2020, which includes proposals intended to reduce physicians' administrative burdens and promote value-based care.
July 29, 2019
CMS last week rejected Utah's proposed Medicaid waiver request seeking enhanced federal funding for the state's partial Medicaid expansion, and the agency said it will not approve similar requests in the future.
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