The Trump administration is proposing a $636 billion cut in federal funding for CMS programs over the next decade.
The Department of Justice's increased focus on investigating alleged fraud in the Medicare Advantage program is likely to change the way insurers do business, according to lawyers who specialize in False Claims Act suits.
The end of Medicaid as an entitlement program is coming, providers and political observers say. Now the question is how much will the federal government seek to reduce its spending on the insurance program that covers 70 million people—and how much will senators listen to providers who say...
FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb has suggested that limiting painkiller prescriptions could be a key tool to battle the opioid addiction crisis gripping the nation. Addiction experts say doctors should have the final say on when and how long the drugs are used.
Agencies responsible for running tests to identify Zika don't have the right equipment to do so and there aren't enough coordinated efforts to control the mosquito population, according to a new federal analysis released Tuesday.
A VHA pilot program hopes to pull patient data from military and commercial electronic health record systems, applications, devices and wearables and send it to a patient's healthcare team in real-time.
The American Health Care Act would slash federal revenue by $662.6 billion from 2017 through 2026, according to Congress' nonpartisan Joint Committee on Taxation.
The not-for-profit system violated HIPAA by using a patient's name in a September 2015 news release about an incident involving an allegedly fraudulent ID card.
Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin touted new efforts Wednesday to expand urgent mental health care to thousands of former service members with less-than-honorable discharges, even while acknowledging his department isn't seeking additional money to pay for it.