Policy and Legislation

  HHS Secretary Alex Azar (Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)
Jan 11 | Kat Jercich
The American Hospital Association had raised concerns about the proposed rule this past December, saying it could lead to…
A vaccine being administered
Jan 08 | Susan Morse
To get shots in arms faster, HHS has begun its partnership with 19 pharmacy chains.
A gavel on a stand
Jan 08 | Jeff Lagasse
The UnitedHealth Group subsidiary is charged in two conspiracies to suppress competition for the services of…
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People at a conference table in discussion
Jan 04 | Jeff Lagasse
The rule is intended to allow prescribers to see that a drug is subject to prior authorization…
Dec 31, 2020 | Kat Jercich
Some of the hurdles around vaccine distribution could be addressed with high-tech solutions, particularly where…
Hands writing a letter
Dec 28, 2020 | Jeff Lagasse
The group said the complexity of the proposed rule necessitates a longer window in which to conduct a thorough review.
A judge has granted PhRMA a temporary restraining order against the most favored nation rule.
Dec 23, 2020 | Susan Morse
The American Hospital Association is also against the rule that was to have gone into effect on January 1, 2021. 
The move to value and care coordination is expected to accelerate in 2021.
Dec 23, 2020 | Susan Morse
CMMI is expected to release fewer, but bigger payment models and more that are mandatory.
The Federal Trade Commission and the Department of Justice would enforce federal antitrust laws pertaining to health insurers.
Dec 23, 2020 | Susan Morse
Consumer Reports hails passage as being good for providers who feel pressured into contract terms that benefit insurers.