Policy and Legislation

May 10 | Susan Morse
Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar's proposal would cut funding to the CDC and NIH, focus on opioid epidemic…
Penn experts call for Medicaid work requirement safeguards
May 10 | Jeff Lagasse
Healthcare and legal experts say if work requirement policies persist many low-income individuals…
Physician organizations nail down 4 policies for value-based care
May 10 | Jeff Lagasse
Physician organizations come together to help medical groups better manage the messy transition to new payment models.
CMS: Time to remove telehealth barriers
May 10 | Susan Morse
Agency said in new Rural Health Strategy that it aims to improve access to care, increase quality and…
Trump seeking cuts to CMMI, CHIP
May 09 | Susan Morse
Funds targeted were appropriated but never spent.
May 08 | Susan Morse
Some entities, such as ACOs, have to create work-arounds because they won't…
NH is 4th state approved for Medicaid expansion work requirement
May 08 | Susan Morse
Kentucky Indiana and Arkansas have also received ACA waivers for work requirements under policies…
May 07 | Susan Morse
Recent survey shows 71 percent of ACOs would likely leave Medicare Shared Savings Program if required…
Federal funding cuts could hurt pediatric care
May 07 | Jeff Lagasse
Cuts could destabilize current specialty care referral networks serving children in need…
Ways ACA reduced health disparities
May 04 | Jeff Lagasse
Reductions in uninsured rates ranged from -14.3 percent in the Guamanian or Chamorro subgroup to -4.1 percent in the Japanese…