The nation's healthcare reform law is clear in allowing Americans in all states to get insurance premium tax credits as Congress intended, the Obama administration argues in its main brief filed with the Supreme Court in the widely watched King v. Burwell case.
Nearly 400 organizations are opposing proposals to compel drug companies to give Medicare rebates for prescriptions dispensed to low-income beneficiaries. On Tuesday, they sent a letter to House members warning that such a change could increase premium costs by 20% to 40% for seniors and even limit...
Republican Indiana Gov. Mike Pence and HHS have reached an agreement on the state's Medicaid expansion proposal submitted in July, according to CMS spokesman Aaron Albright. As many as 350,000 people could gain coverage as a result.
The Obama administration was on course to surpass its 2015 insurance enrollment goal on state and federal exchanges roughly a month before open enrollment ends Feb.15.
Dr. Robert Califf has been appointed deputy commissioner of medical products and tobacco at the Food and Drug Administration. Califf, vice chancellor of clinical and translational research at Duke University School of Medicine, will join the federal agency in February.
Applying a tax aimed at helping keep premiums affordable under the federal healthcare law to state and local governments is unconstitutional, Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine claimed in a lawsuit filed Monday.
The CMS is developing a pilot program to determine just how many Medicare fraud cases are taking place in home health agencies. A contractor search is underway to help implement the initiative.
Tech giant Google has been identified as part of a PricewaterhouseCoopers-led group vying for the Defense Department's 10-year, $11 billion electronic health-record contract.
The FBI plans to question hundreds of patients who may have witnessed a shooting at a West Texas veterans' clinic that left two people dead, including the suspected gunman, the agency said.