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Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)

Oct 14 | Jeff Lagasse
Smoking cessation efforts could ultimately be a strong investment that allows the hospital to retain more reimbursement…
Oct 10 | Susan Morse
UCLA researchers have found that pressure ulcers first form on the inside of the body at a cellular level, says researcher and CEO…
Apr 15 | Susan Morse
Primary care represents an estimated 2.12 to 4.88 percent of total medical and prescription spending in…
House passes funding bill
Mar 22, 2018 | Susan Morse
Insurers get no federal funds for cost-sharing reduction payments or a reinsurance program to help stabilize…
Trump’s budget proposes deep cuts to HHS, ONC, OCR budgets and staff
Feb 12, 2018 | Jessica Davis
The President's proposed budget makes deep cuts to health departments and public health initiatives while boosting…
hospital readmission penalties under Medicare
Aug 04, 2017 | Jordan Rau, Kaiser Health News
Medicare is punishing 2,573 hospitals starting in October by as much as 3 percent a year according to federal records…
Jul 13, 2017 | Susan Morse
Budget provides $3.5 billion for CMS administrative expenses, which is $219…
May 23, 2017 | Susan Morse
The cuts to Medicaid move it from entitlement to a state-based per-capita grant program, eliminating all but the neediest from the benefit.
May 19, 2017 | Beth Jones Sanborn
Project took AHRQ's Comprehensive Unit-based Safety Program, and molded…
May 10, 2017 | Jessica Davis
Scott Gottlieb and Gopal Khanna round out the most recent government hires to head the agencies most important to health IT.

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