Between 2010 and 2017, more than 19 million people moved from the ranks of the uninsured to insured. With the 2019 open-enrollment season fast approaching, here's a look at some key demographic data.
Heavy hitters Anthem, HCA and UHS will release their Q2 earnings. Meanwhile, a House panel will delve into the MIPS program.
Hospitals have adopted a take-no-prisoners approach in the fight with Big Pharma over the 340B drug discount program. Can this strategy hold as Congress, oversight agencies, the courts and the Trump administration ratchet up scrutiny of the program?
A federal judge has granted HHS more time to respond to a series of ideas filed by the American Hospital Association to reduce the backlog of denied Medicare claims. The provider trade group had attempted to fight the extension in court.
New York City will pay a group of nearly 1,700 nurses $20.8 million to settle a gender discrimination complaint filed by the U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of New York.
The CMS plans to open a new 30-day federal public comment period on Kentucky's Medicaid work requirement demonstration as a way to overcome a federal judge's objections to how the waiver was approved.
A workaround by states to counter Trump administration cuts to Affordable Care Act subsidies has largely succeeded in protecting consumers from higher costs, California and 17 other states said.
The three-judge panel sided with the federal government and rejected the American Hospital Association's attempt to stop Medicare Part B payment cuts to 340B hospitals. The hospitals vowed to continue fighting the cuts.
The FDA is evaluating ways to make sure patients don't take an inappropriate over-the-counter drug. That could include adding information to the packaging label and offering online questionnaires to help people decide if a drug is right for them.
The massive physician payment rule continues a trend of exempting a large number of doctors from MIPS.
The proposed rule for the Medicare physician fee schedule for 2019 offers hints that the CMS will keep focusing on transparency and cost reduction in Medicare.
A White House report suggests that Congress may need to pass a new law compelling Medicaid enrollees to work, as it has found evidence that some beneficiaries choose to work very little or not at all.