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Medicare & Medicaid

Jul 10 | Susan Morse
CMS said it would encourage development of wearable or implantable artificial kidneys through cooperation between…
Jul 10 | Susan Morse
The ACA is not a Jenga tower that will collapse upon removing the piece of the individual mandate, America's Health…
Jul 08 | Jeff Lagasse
Overall, hospitals in the CJR model saw a 3.7% decrease in average episode payments for lower extremity joint replacements.
Jul 05 | Jeff Lagasse
Medicare Part D beneficiaries can have higher out-of-pocket spending for generics if they use expensive specialty drugs.
Jul 03 | Jeff Lagasse
More than half of facilities met the expected level of staffing less than 20% of the time during the one-year study period.
Jun 27 | Jeff Lagasse
HEDIS data underreported hospital admissions for at least three medical conditions, and the…
Jun 27 | Jeff Lagasse
Patients in Medicaid expansion states shifted their ED usage toward more critical injuries and…
Jun 25 |
New survey shows health executives are ready for increased risk assumption through commercial payers and…
Jun 25 | Susan Morse
At question is whether a temporary cap on funds makes retroactive payments moot, even as insurers upheld their…
Jun 24 | Jeff Lagasse
Not only were there no employment changes, but Medicaid coverage rates have been dropping due…

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