Medicare & Medicaid

Jan 10 | Beth Jones Sanborn
If future policies are adopted that eliminate Medicaid expansion and slash the number of insured Americans, experts say many…
Jan 10 | Jeff Lagasse
Forming even informal arrangements with Area Agencies on Aging can help a hospital's bottom line by keeping 30-day…
Jan 10 | Susan Morse
The agency's Innovation Center said the new Bundled Payments for Care Improvement Advanced model is…
Medicaid payment errors
Jan 09 | Jessica Davis
While the number of states contributing data was up from 18 to 49, challenges hindered CMS'…
Medicare adds 124 ACOs
Jan 08 | Jeff Lagasse
The ACOs will add 1.5 million Medicare patients, bringing the total to 10.5 million.
Jan 04 | Jeff Lagasse
The Trump Administration nominated Azar as HHS head in order to strengthen Medicare and…
UnitedHealthcare, Premier reach agreement
Jan 03 | Susan Morse
The provider and insurer forged a multi-year partnership to serve United and Medicare Advantage members in southwest…
Why Medicaid expansion helps cancer patients
Dec 29, 2017 | Jeff Lagasse
New research suggests that public health insurance may increase cancer diagnoses, which can lead to fewer cancer deaths and lower…
First 10-year waiver extension approved in Mississippi
Dec 29, 2017 | Susan Morse
Mississippi will receive Section 1115 demonstration program extension under new policy.
Medicare penalized 751 facilities for HACs
Dec 28, 2017 | Jeff Lagasse
The organizations will see their Medicare reimbursement rates dip by 1 percent in the coming year.