Policy and Legislation

Feb 14 | Beth Jones Sanborn
Insured population, however, is expected to shrink from 91.1 percent in 2016 to 89.3 percent in…
Feb 13 | Susan Morse
American Hospital Association President Rick Pollack said the organization is opposed to a $34 billion reduction in critical services.
Feb 13 | Tom Sullivan
The administration's plan could inhibit progress on improving interoperability, eradicating info blocking, and medical research but also…
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…
AAFP asks CMS, ONC to eliminate health IT utilization measures
Feb 12 | Jessica Davis
Referencing the administrative burden for physicians, the group also recommends CMS limit evaluation and management measures…
The changes have been praised by the American Association of Physician Assistants, which said past restrictions have forced patients into uncomfortable choices.
Feb 09 | Jeff Lagasse
The changes have been praised by the American Association of Physician Assistants, which said…
Feb 09 | Jessica Davis
HIMSS Senior Director of Congressional Affairs broke down how the massive spending bill will boost telehealth, Medicaid…
Healthcare groups renew single-payer push in California
Feb 08 | Jeff Lagasse
Supporters maintained that tax increases would be offset by the elimination of insurance premiums, copays and other costs.
Senate reaches two-year budget deal with health implications
Feb 07 | Susan Morse
The agreement would avert a government shutdown if the House can agree to it, though Minority Speaker…
House expected to vote Tuesday night on bill to funding government
Feb 06 | Susan Morse
President Trump says he'd love to see a shutdown if measures on wall and immigration are not part…