Modern Healthcare Breaking News Latest Breaking News from Modern Healthcare en-us Modern Healthcare 144 21 Claims payment will continue, but shutdown imperils several HHS programs Sat, 20 Jan 2018 12:49:00 EST CDC will offer "minimal support" for public health outbreaks; ONC to table work on interoperability during government shutdown. Providers' solution for high drug prices: Make them ourselves Sat, 20 Jan 2018 00:01:00 EST The health system-led generic-drug company sent a shockwave through the healthcare industry, but experts warned that it would take plenty of time and capital to ultimately lower drug prices and mitigate shortages. Ryan, Caldwell named to Health Care Hall of Fame Sat, 20 Jan 2018 00:01:00 EST Two industry innovators are being inducted into the Health Care Hall of Fame—Sister Mary Jean Ryan and George Caldwell. An induction ceremony will take place March 26, in conjunction with the American College of Healthcare Executive's 2018... Trump opioid declaration expires Jan. 23 Sat, 20 Jan 2018 00:01:00 EST Critics doubt a renewal of Trump's opioid public health declaration would bring about much change in a policy they say has so far garnered few results. 'Black Mirror' fans irked by emergency contraception mistake Sat, 20 Jan 2018 00:01:00 EST Fans of the dystopian Netflix drama Black Mirror are annoyed by a major medical mix-up this season. 'Arrogant' surgeon who 'branded' livers fined in the U.K. Sat, 20 Jan 2018 00:01:00 EST Dr. Simon Bramhall, who burned his initials into patients' livers during transplant operations, was fined 10,000 pounds ($13,600) this month and ordered to perform community service, according to the Associated Press. Q&A with Dr. Michael Jaff: 'Newton-Wellesley doesn't tell its story' Sat, 20 Jan 2018 00:01:00 EST Dr. Michael Jaff has embarked on ambitious community-awareness and physician-recruitment campaigns to ensure that residents don't overlook Newton-Wellesley Hospital as a provider of choice. CMS' focus on 'meaningful measures' faces hurdles Sat, 20 Jan 2018 00:01:00 EST Providers and payers say CMS' Meaningful Measures initiative is a step in the right direction, but uncertainties still remain around which measures actually matter. Health insurers among leaders in using outcome measures Sat, 20 Jan 2018 00:01:00 EST Health insurers are pushing hard for outcomes-based healthcare quality measures. Editorial: Medicaid work requirements, end of individual mandate raise responsibility questions Sat, 20 Jan 2018 00:01:00 EST The individual mandate to buy health insurance is out. Unpaid community service for unemployed workers who sign up for Medicaid is in.