The CMS is studying how and whether to replace its controversial “two-midnight” payment policy for short hospital stays in response to vigorous and persistent complaints from the provider community.
Florida Gov. Rick Scott plans to sue the CMS, accusing the agency of unconstitutionally trying to force the state to expand Medicaid by ending funding that now helps Florida hospitals pay for uncompensated care for low-income and uninsured patients.
The Montana state Legislature has passed a bill expanding Medicaid eligibility to about 70,000 low-income residents.
In a victory for business groups, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission said last week that employers can continue to use substantial financial penalties and rewards to nudge employees to participate in workplace wellness programs.
Synthetic marijuana has sent 160 people to hospitals in New York state In a little over a week, a spike that prompted authorities to warn Friday that the drug is dangerous and illegal.
The ability to protect the Pentagon's electronic health records from cybersecurity attacks will play a big role in determining who wins the multi-billion-dollar contract. Leidos, which is part of the Cerner and Accenture team, isn't bashful about touting its own capabilities.
In a victory for business, federal regulators said Thursday that employers can continue to use financial penalties and rewards to nudge staff to participate in fast-growing workplace wellness programs.
A former office manager for a Texas home health company pleaded guilty in connection with a massive Dallas-area Medicare fraud scheme.
The Veterans Affairs Department has requested an additional $830 million to complete construction of its new 12-building hospital complex in Aurora, Colo. But members of the House Veterans' Affairs Committee said any new appropriation would need to be linked to reforms that ensure that the huge...