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Senate VA committee delays Jackson confirmation hearing

Senate VA committee delays Jackson confirmation hearing

April 24, 2018

The White House is standing by VA secretary nominee Dr. Ronny Jackson as key senators delay his confirmation hearing. The senators haven't revealed specific allegations, but they are seeking information on Jackson's conduct.

Insurers, hospitals warn short-term plans aren't the answer

Insurers, hospitals warn short-term plans aren't the answer

April 23, 2018

Health insurance and hospital associations urged HHS to spike the proposed rule to expand access to short-term health insurance, warning it would lead to higher premiums for Affordable Care Act-compliant plans and more uncompensated care delivered at hospitals.

News from other sources

By Modern Healthcare  |  April 23, 2018

Happy (supposed) birthday, Shakespeare! Hackers break into UnityPoint, Trump tries to undo healthcare protects for trans people, and warehouse workers adopt consumer smartphones.

CMS seeks to allow doctors to bill patients directly

CMS seeks to allow doctors to bill patients directly

April 23, 2018

The CMS wants to launch a new model that will allow Medicare enrollees to contract directly with physicians. Advocates warn the approach could undermine access to care for the sickest patients.

Hospitals cry foul and sue Anthem over new policies

Hospitals cry foul and sue Anthem over new policies

April 21, 2018

A small number of hospitals and health systems are turning to the courts to challenge Anthem's new policies restricting outpatient imaging and emergency department coverage. Attorneys and industry experts disagree on the cases' merits.


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