A key House committee will take up bipartisan legislation this week to reduce prescription drug prices by speeding up FDA approval of high-cost generic products which lack competition, the panel's chairman promised last week.
Federal lawmakers from Florida are asking the Trump administration to junk a planned three-year demonstration in which beneficiaries need to get prior approval before they get home health services.
Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner is overhauling a key Medicaid program that's intended to rein in costs, but hasn't saved enough money and has drawn the ire of doctors and hospitals alike.
The CEOs of several large health insurers were optimistic about the future of the health insurance industry after meeting with President Donald Trump at the White House Monday to discuss the Affordable Care Act and plans to stabilize the individual insurance market.
Facing a growing opioid epidemic, Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe has signed bills that allow community organizations to dispense naloxone, an overdose-reversal drug and another measure that mandates all opioids be electronically prescribed by 2020.
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.
A leaked draft of a House Republican bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act would end the Medicaid expansion by 2020, spend a much larger than expected amount of money on state high-risk pools, and create premium tax credits offering 60-year-olds just twice as much as 30-year-olds.
Health plans could lose money if the CMS doesn't increase its oversight over managed long-term supports and services programs, according to a report by the Government Accountability Office.
The Senate on Monday easily confirmed physician David Shulkin to be secretary of Veterans Affairs.