U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)

Ridesharing poses potential fraud, abuse risks
Mar 20 | Jeff Lagasse
It's crucial that providers monitor civil monetary penalties law and anti-statute…
Trump opioid crisis
Mar 19 | Susan Morse
An electronic prescription drug monitoring program network would track…
Mar 19 | Jay Hancock, Kaiser Health News
In the four years since Maryland implemented a statewide system of pushing hospitals to lower admissions, such savings…
UnitedHealthcare to pass drug rebates directly on to consumers
Mar 06 | Susan Morse
The move promotes transparency and lowers out-of-pocket costs for consumers, praised HHS Secretary Alex Azar.
Updated HHS budget cuts $11.5 billion from risk corridors payments
Feb 23 | Susan Morse
Insurers have sued over the lack of payments that were part of Affordable Care Act measures to make up for any losses in the…
Trump Administration pitches short-term health plans
Feb 20 | Susan Morse
Proposed rule lengthens from 3 months to a year in the time allowed for consumers to…
Feb 13 | Susan Morse
American Hospital Association President Rick Pollack said the organization is opposed to a $34 billion reduction in critical services.
Trump’s budget proposes deep cuts to HHS, ONC, OCR budgets and staff
Feb 12 | Jessica Davis
The President's proposed budget makes deep cuts to health departments and public health initiatives while boosting…
Feb 09 | Jessica Davis
HIMSS Senior Director of Congressional Affairs broke down how the massive spending bill will boost telehealth, Medicaid…
5 breaches cost $3.5 million for national provider in HHS settlement
Feb 02 | Jessica Davis
The first enforcement settlement of the year follows an OCR investigation of Fresenius Medical Care North America that…