Policy and Legislation

The good and bad in new CMS promoting interoperability rule
Apr 25 | Susan Morse
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services effort to reduce regulatory burdens are…
Senate health committee advances opioid bill
Apr 24 | Susan Morse
HELP Committee Chairman Lamar Alexander said he would ask Senate leaders to consider the bill this summer.
AMA to CMS: Shorten MIPS reporting period to 90 days
Apr 23 | Beth Jones Sanborn
Letter from numerous groups to Seema Verma called out policy changes, slow updates to QPP website and…
AHIP asks for six-month ceiling on short-term plans
Apr 23 | Susan Morse
AHIP CEO Matt Eyles says a proposed rule from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services…
Senate committee tackles Medicaid, Medicare policy on opioid use
Apr 19 | Susan Morse
Bipartisan bill is expected after questions are answered by April 26 deadline; Senate HELP committee…
Apr 19 | Susan Morse
Parker, who has 20 years of experience at Anthem, will address the cost and availability of health…
CMS appeals Missouri ruling on DSH payments
Apr 18 | Susan Morse
The agency wants to overturn the court ruling against the agency's final rule that includes private…
AHIP, others ask HHS to stop diversion of dialysis patients
Apr 18 | Susan Morse
America's Health Insurance Plans is among organizations asking Azar, HHS to stop the routing…
HHS head Alex Azar discharged from hospital
Apr 16 | Susan Morse
The top Health and Human Services official was admitted Sunday for observation 'out of an abundance of caution.'
HSA, high-deductible plan enrollment jumps 8%
Apr 16 | Susan Morse
Proposed legislation would allow pre-deductible coverage at onsite and retail clinics for treatment…