Medicare & Medicaid

Aug 26 | Jeff Lagasse
Many healthcare consumers are lacking even basic knowledge about the existing federal program.
Aug 22 | Susan Morse
Current regulations are so complex that some providers opt not to serve substance use disorder…
Aug 22 | Jeff Lagasse
Preemptive kidney transplants covered by Medicaid have shown much greater increases in expansion states.
Aug 19 | Susan Morse
A few stakeholders recommended removing or suspending the overall star ratings from Hospital Compare until changes are made.
Aug 16 | Susan Morse
The price of plans will be included to create competition in the market that opens for 2020 starting November 1.
Aug 15 | Susan Morse
Numerous states reported requested rate decreases and only three have double-digit increases.
Aug 12 | Susan Morse
The demand for telemedicine - seen as an elixir for rural health accessibility - has put extreme demands on limited…
Aug 08 | Susan Morse
The therapy costs $375,000 or $475,000, with hospital stays due to adverse effects…
Aug 07 | Susan Morse
Medicare began reimbursing physicians for advance-care planning counseling in 2016, but only about a third of adults have…