The CMS laid the responsibility of ensuring that some of the country's poorest residents receive timely, high-quality care to the 39 states and the District of Columbia that contract with private managed-care plans to provide Medicaid services.
The new draft regulations designed to change how Medicare pays clinicians represent the most sweeping overhaul the CMS has made in a long time to the business of running a physician practice.
A plan to shift coverage for some of Oklahoma's Medicaid recipients in order to trigger an infusion of federal funding appears to be gaining support among Republican lawmakers, but the idea of funding it with a tobacco tax is facing uphill sledding in the GOP-controlled Legislature.
A nimble inside-the-Beltway operative, Stephen Ubl took the reins of the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America just as public outrage over high drug prices was hitting its peak. In an interview with Modern Healthcare Editor Merrill Goozner, Ubl shares his views on the drug-price...
The first commercial test for the Zika virus has been cleared for emergency use in the U.S. and could be available by next week.
The VA has awarded $4.6 billion in supply chain contracts for distribution of medical-surgical supplies to four major vendors, with a new caveat that many other health systems are demanding: Supplies must be able to be distributed in the lowest unit of measure so that they can go straight to the...
A complaint filed by a federal agency is accusing Mission Hospital in Asheville, N.C., of religious discrimination and violating federal law for firing three workers who refused to adhere to the hospital's flu vaccine requirement and declined the shot.
A hospital CEO and attorneys were divided during testimony before a congressional committee Thursday on whether healthcare providers should be given greater protections against frivolous fraud lawsuits.