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AHIP to address federal and state policies, market issues
Feb 20 | Susan Morse
The payer organization will hold two conferences back-to-back in Washington, D.C. during…
Andy Slavitt convenes big-names in healthcare to lower costs and improve access
Feb 06 | Bernie Monegain
The new bipartisan organization, which includes Mark Cuban, Andy Richter, Bradley Whitford, Atul Gawande, former CMS head Mark McClellan…
HHS creates Conscience and Religious Freedom Division
Jan 18 | Susan Morse
Office of Civil Rights will return to era of upholding, rather than treating with hostility, claims of conscience in healthcare, says…
Jan 04 | Jeff Lagasse
The Trump Administration nominated Azar as HHS head in order to strengthen Medicare and…
nursing homes fines
Jan 02 | Jordan Rau, Kaiser Health News
The new guidelines discourage regulators from levying fines and aligns with Trump's promise to reduce bureaucracy,…
icd-11 World Health Organization
Dec 29, 2017 | Tom Sullivan
Even if the World Health Organization finalizes ICD-11 in May, it will take years for U.S. doctors to start using the next classification…
ACA enrollment 500,000 fewer than last year
Dec 28, 2017 | Susan Morse
The open enrollment period that ended Dec. 15 was more than a month shorter than last year's closing date.
CMMI incentives
Nov 22, 2017 | Shefali Luthra, Kaiser Health News
Canadians throw shade at the American hodgepodge of plans they hold in high esteem in the ACA's…
Nov 21, 2017 | Shefali Luthra, Kaiser Health News
Massachusetts wants the power to negotiate discounts for the drugs it purchases and to exclude drugs with…
Nov 01, 2017 | Kaiser Health News
State markets are in charge of their own marketing and enrollment assistance programs, so are somewhat immune from Trump…