A bare-bones budget resolution acting as a vehicle to dismantle the Affordable Care Act will get a House floor vote the week of Jan. 9, according to a memo from Rep. Greg Walden (R-Ore.), the incoming chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, CQ Roll Call reported.
Nearly half of the provider directories of Medicare Advantage plans reviewed by the CMS are incorrect, the agency said.
The agency said Wednesday that 359,000 clinicians would participate in four alternative payment models, including accountable care organizations, in 2017.
What would Rep. Tom Price do if confirmed as the next HHS secretary? In a warm-up hearing before a Senate committee he at least affirmed where he stands.
There is bipartisan support for the Affordable Care Act's prohibiting insurers from denying coverage or charging higher rates to people with pre-existing medical conditions. Repealing the law without a replacement could impact roughly half of non-elderly Americans.
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.
In federal rulemaking, differences of opinion are to be expected. But when you start to debate whether now's the time to tighten privacy restrictions over genetic material, those differences create a chasm.
Baxter Healthcare Corp. is settling allegations that it failed to follow proper federal standards when manufacturing sterile drug products between 2011 and 2012 at a factory in Marion, N.C.
In a press conference Wednesday, President-elect Donald Trump also said pharmaceutical companies are "getting away with murder" and that a plan to replace the Affordable Care Act will be given "essentially simultaneously" with repeal actions.