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Some hospitals to get more money under two-midnight partial settlement
Nov 17 | Susan Morse
Hospitals challenged CMS after the agency gave a 0.2 percent downward adjustment to inpatient payment under…
Nov 17 | Susan Morse
Bill would negate a Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services rule cutting $1.6 billion for drugs purchased by certain…
Nov 17 | Sarah Jane Tribble, Kaiser Health News
Suggestions include allowing enrollees to buy drugs at the pharmacy they prefer.
Nov 16 | Susan Morse
The government said it intends to collect from insurers the full 2016 risk corridors payments this month.
Nov 15 | Susan Morse
The Senate Finance Committee is currently considering a tax reform bill that eliminates the mandate and…
AMA adopts 4 policies to improve public health
Nov 15 | Beth Jones Sanborn
Group wants federal government to fully fund the Medicaid programs of Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands,…
Consumers flock to Healthcare.gov for ACA coverage
Nov 15 | Susan Morse
Despite GOP efforts to dismantle the Affordable Care Act, 470,000 more consumers this year have signed up during the first…
doctor with patient EHR
Nov 15 | Beth Jones Sanborn
And that frustration could mean they fall short of payment incentive goals, SA Ignite says.
Alex Azar HHS
Nov 14 | Tom Sullivan
Industry trade groups like the American Hospital Association and HIMSS are encouraged by his…
value-based care
Nov 13 | Beth Jones Sanborn
Only seven states have little to no activity around value-based payment models, a study by Change Healthcare found.

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