The Richardson, Texas-based Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas, a subsidiary of Health Care Service Corp., will hold off on implementing a new ER payment policy for 60 days at the request of Texas Insurance Commissioner Kent Sullivan.
Texas is revising its Medicaid coverage policies after the CMS and legal advocates voiced concern that the state denied U.S.-born children with foreign parents Medicaid coverage due to their sponsors' income.
It's time to take the movement toward exterminating food security to the next level, starting with screening our patients, co-locating services and more.
Twenty states sued the federal government to scrap the Affordable Care Act, claiming the repeal of the individual mandate's tax penalty rendered the law unconstitutional.
The CMS has granted Texas a five-year renewal of a Medicaid waiver worth $25 billion that reimburses hospitals for uncompensated-care costs. The waiver's future was in doubt under the Obama administration.
Over the course of four days, more than 300 hundred nurses swooped into Houston to provide much-needed relief to storm-weary nurses.
Months after hurricanes Harvey and Irma, the losses at Florida and Texas hospitals are large and still not fully counted. It's still unclear when and how much aid they will receive.
HCA-owned East Houston Regional Medical Center will not reopen after the flood damage it sustained from Hurricane Harvey.
As expected, hurricanes and Medicaid woes are among the causes HCA, the nation's largest hospital chain faced a tough third quarter.
The proposed rules are in line with the recently passed law that allows telemedicine providers in Texas to treat patients without first seeing them in person.
The doctor will serve nearly 17 years in federal prison and repay $34 million for his part in a $50 million-plus Medicare fraud scheme.
Hurricane Harvey, which killed two people and devastated parts of Texas this weekend, was causing some hospitals to close or evacuate because of flooding and still-dangerous weather.