The CMS gave states and health insurers more flexibility toward reducing regulatory burdens in the individual and small-group health insurance markets in a final rule issued late Monday.
Public health scholars are joining the fray to block Medicaid work requirements before they take effect in three red expansion states, claiming the coverage rollback undermines the program's mission and will hurt state health systems.
The California attorney general's allegations that Sutter Health inflates healthcare prices could guide other states that aim to break up highly concentrated markets.
Coffee can cause cancer? Many coffee drinkers are skeptical about the California judge's recent ruling on labeling cancer warnings on coffee purchased in the state.
A measure passed by Virginia's General Assembly would allow most types of nurse practitioners with five years of full-time clinical experience to earn approval to practice without maintaining a contract with a physician who oversees them.
HHS has asked the White House's permission to delay a rule that would set new ceiling prices in the 340B drug discount program. If the request is approved, it will be the fifth time the regulation has been postponed.
Public comments end this week for HHS' controversial draft rule that would require Medicare and Medicaid providers to create standards and procedures to protect their employees' religious and moral beliefs.
As states' hopes for CSR and reinsurance funding collapsed this week in Congress, officials and legislators are racing to rein in individual market premiums for 2019.
The CMS says the University of Maryland Medical Center violated the Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act with its handling of a mentally ill patient who was found in just a gown and socks outside the center's midtown Baltimore campus on a freezing January night.
The CMS wants to hear from physicians about potential revisions to evaluation and management visit codes.
Several Idaho Republican officials met with CMS Administrator Seema Verma to persuade her to reconsider their "state-based plan" model, and they may consider suing if the agency continues blocking the proposal.
Allina's former vice president of talent and human resources, David Matthew Johnson, pleaded guilty to embezzling hundreds of thousands of dollars from the system.