The CMS could save billions of dollars if it did a better job vetting Medicaid demonstration waiver applications, according to the Government Accountability Office.
“Good riddance.” That was the two-word statement issued by U.S. Rep. Jared Polis (D-Colo.) on hearing the news that Glenn Haggstrom, the Veterans Affairs Department chief of acquisition, logistics and construction, had resigned last week.
HealthCare.gov still has issues that need to be addressed to ensure long-term functionality, despite the series of fixes HHS already has made to the site, the U.S. Government Accountability Office said in a report issued Wednesday.
The Veterans Affairs Department has taken little to no action on more than 100 recommendations it has received to help improve the quality of healthcare it offers veterans, the Government Accountability Office said in a report released late Wednesday.
A New Mexico Health Department supervisor says she has been targeted by the agency after complaining about understaffing in the division that certifies health care facilities to receive Medicaid funds.
A select few health insurance companies control a large portion of the individual and employer markets in each state, a new report from the GAO finds. But it's unclear how Obamacare will affect those figures, as more insurers rush to give people more health plan options.
Were patients really sicker? Lawsuits say Medicare Advantage plans inflated diagnoses to boost payments
Critics say the Medicare Advantage program's patient risk-score payment model offers a strong incentive to manipulate the scores, though plans say allegations of improper scoring are a result of invalid audit methods.
Talk about sending mixed messages. Robert McDonald, the new head of the Veterans Affairs Department, wants to hire 28,000 new doctors, nurses and other clinical staff to reduce delays in offering care to the nation's growing VA-eligible population.
The CMS shows a lack of financial accountability and poor recordkeeping regarding federal healthcare law-related expenditures, according to a report from the Government Accountability Office.
HealthCare.gov, the health insurance website serving more than 5 million Americans, has significant security flaws that put users' personal information at risk, nonpartisan congressional investigators have concluded.
The CMS' audit contractors may overlap duties and hammer hospitals with multiple reviews of the same payment claims, according to a new Government Accountability Office report that echoes concerns the provider community has voiced for years.
Per capita spending on Medicaid beneficiaries varied widely across the country in fiscal 2008, according to an analysis by the Government Accountability Office.