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Nov 14, 2019 | Susan Morse
A proposed rule seeks to stop the numerous schemes known to CMS that states have used to circumvent federal…
Oct 22, 2019 | Susan Morse
Their modus operandi was to avoid competition that would normally result in significant price erosion and savings…
Aug 14, 2019 | Susan Morse
Part D plan sponsors mainly used five PBMs in 2016: CVS Caremark, OptumRx, Express Scripts,…
Jul 10, 2019 | Susan Morse
CMS said it would encourage development of wearable or implantable artificial kidneys through cooperation between…
Mar 22, 2019 | Susan Morse
Blue Cross was the most named, largest insurer in 10 states in which three insurers had over 75 percent of…
Dec 28, 2018 | Susan Morse
There is no current remedy to the proposed 30 percent payment cut.
Oct 26, 2018 | Beth Jones Sanborn
Combining will help MaineHealth "build a system of integrated care," notably including a common…
Community hospital.
Oct 03, 2018 | Jeff Lagasse
In all, 3 percent of all rural hospitals closed between 2013 and 2017, hurt by…
Woman helping senior with medical forms
Sep 12, 2018 | Susan Morse
Agency says navigators are required to give consumers information on association and short-term insurance, as well…
CMS sign at HIMSS17.
Aug 22, 2018 | Jeff Lagasse
It's the first time that CMS has formally outlined how states should calculate budget neutrality for…

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