A new federal rule will encourage states to ramp up auditing of Medicaid managed-care insurers, many of which keep their medical spending hidden from public view.
Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal has signed legislation that allows the state to provide funds to centers that offer medical and other services to pregnant women while discouraging them from getting abortions.
Federal investigators found significant cybersecurity weaknesses in the health insurance websites of California, Kentucky and Vermont that could enable hackers to get their hands on sensitive personal information about hundreds of thousands of people. And some of those flaws have yet to be fixed.
The CMS needs to do a better job overseeing the 12 state-administered demonstration programs intended to improve care of people who are eligible for both Medicare and Medicaid, according to the U.S. Government Accountability Office.
The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission has backed a proposal to reduce Part B drug payment rates for hospitals participating in the 340B Drug Pricing Program, though members had signaled they would oppose it.
The Food and Drug Administration is speeding up its review of new drugs, yet often fails to keep track of safety issues with those medicines once they reach patients, according to government investigators.
Dr. Jeffrey Bailet has been named chairman-elect of the American Medical Group Association's board of directors for 2016.
Prescribing a climate remedy: Healthcare leaders aim to affect international climate change negotiations
For an industry that loves to promote the “triple aim” buzz phrase, the U.S. healthcare system often leaves out one important element.
Four years into Medicare's value-based purchasing program, more hospitals than ever are earning bonuses, and the top-performing ones are getting bigger rewards. But policy experts and hospitals themselves remain dubious that the program has much influence over healthcare quality.
After a report from the government watchdog said few people were exploiting vulnerabilities in the enrollment process that could allow them to receive insurance subsidies while still enrolled in Medicaid, Democrats in the House called the GAO report just another effort by Republicans to derail the...
The CMS needs to do a better job ensuring that there are adequate networks for Medicare Advantage plans, according to a new analysis by the Government Accountability Office.
The political fight over the funding of Planned Parenthood could be felt in rural Scott County, Ind., where this year there was a rush to get HIV tests after 180 people tested positive. But there was no place to get testing services.