Few U.S. hospitals offer patients accurate, individualized information about how much they'll have to pay for medical services, experts say. But the CMS is taking an important first step to change that.
The CMS has cleared Louisville, Ky.-based Norton Healthcare following an investigation into its safety protocols after a mental health staffer assaulted patients.
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.
Dr. Ronny Jackson withdrew from the VA secretary nomination after Democrats on the Senate Veterans Affairs' Committee released detailed allegations from his tenure as White House physician.
Baltimore won a lawsuit against HHS over its federal funding cuts to teen pregnancy prevention programs, city public health commissioner Dr. Leana Wen learned while speaking at Modern Healthcare's opioid symposium.
Along with the rest of the industry, Modern Healthcare is eager to hear what President Donald Trump has to say about drug prices. But that's not all we are watching this week.
A bill in the Michigan Legislature would prohibit bans on pharmacists' answering questions about drug prices.
A small number of hospitals and health systems are turning to the courts to challenge Anthem's new policies restricting outpatient imaging and emergency department coverage. Attorneys and industry experts disagree on the cases' merits.
Democrats of the Senate Veterans Affairs' Committee released detailed allegations against VA Secretary nominee Dr. Ronny Jackson, including that he earned the nickname "Candyman" for allegedly reckless prescribing practices. The White House has closed ranks to support Jackson.