Government Accountability Office

CMS pushes cuts to 340B drug payments
May 17 | Susan Morse
Senate committee is taking a closer look at the drug discount program.
Medicaid payment errors
Jan 09 | Jessica Davis
While the number of states contributing data was up from 18 to 49, challenges hindered CMS'…
Veteran Affairs reimbursement
Jan 05 | Jessica Davis
Officials aim to improve the number of processed claims by 300 percent this month and by 600 percent in…
Nov 27, 2017 | Melissa Bailey, Kaiser Health News
One patient got a $3,660 bill for a 4-mile ride. Another was charged $8,460 for a trip from one hospital that could not handle his case to…
UnitedHealthcare layoffs linked to loss of military contract
Nov 10, 2017 | Susan Morse
However, on Thursday the insurance giant held job fair seeking to hire more than 1,000 military veterans and their spouses.
Sep 25, 2017 | Jeff Lagasse
Doctors need to carefully and properly use the HCC codes, which indicate the expected costs for a patient.
Sep 13, 2017 | Sarah Jane Tribble, Kaiser Health News
The agency confirmed FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb's modernization plan is part of a larger effort to increase…
Jul 18, 2017 | Bill Siwicki
Office of the Inspector General will review accuracy of payments to Medicare hospitals between 2011 and 2016, as well as…
Medicare Advantage losing patients
Jul 06, 2017 | Fred Schulte, Kaiser Health News
A report by the Government Accountability Office adds new weight to criticisms that some health plans may leave…
Jun 30, 2017 | Susan Morse
For the first time this week, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services was scheduled to make public encounter data on Medicare Advantage plans.