The liberal Center on Budget and Policy Priorities said imposing so-called community engagement requirements, premiums and other conditions means states and the federal government will have to spend tens of millions to track compliance and handle appeals.
U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Jerome Adams called on emergency physicians to take a bigger role advocating for evidence-based treatment, supporting harm reduction strategies like safe injection sites and needle exchanges.
South Dakota is the latest state that hasn't expanded Medicaid looking to impose work requirements. But it developed a strategy to avoid the so-called subsidy cliff that CMS wants to avoid.
The CMS' proposal to allow states to opt out of a Obama-era rule meant to ensure Medicaid beneficiaries have adequate access to care could endanger hospitals' solvency and reduce access to care.
Ascension Health will invest $50 million in three of its health systems in Michigan after previously considering selling them.
The driving force behind the marriage of the No. 3 health insurer and the pharmacy giant is the appeal of steering patients to lower-cost care via 1,100 CVS walk-in clinics. Nearly 70% of the U.S. population lives within 3 miles of a CVS pharmacy.
Anthem's deal with Aspire Health marks another in a slew of provider purchases by insurers aiming to reduce costs by shifting care away from costly inpatient settings.
A joint replacement surgery can cost as little as $5,000 or as much as $30,000 depending on the hospital due to differences in practice patterns and devices used, according to a new Premier report.
Brian Pieninck succeeds Chet Burrell, who announced his retirement from the Baltimore-based insurer in September last year.
The bill, which consolidates VA's community care programs into Choice, will spark a change in how the private sector interacts with the VA health system.
Luma Health raises $6 million for messaging software, the Department of Energy pursues AI for suicide and prostate cancer prevention, and Philip Roth dies.
Avia and former CMS Administrator Andy Slavitt announced a new Medicaid transformation initiative at the network summit, and healthcare leaders looked to pizza for digital tips.