HHS urged a federal appeals court to uphold its reimbursement cuts to providers under the 340B drug program, saying Congress gave it the authority to make the changes. But the three-judge panel seemed skeptical of HHS' arguments.
Federal health officials still haven't signed off on Montana's proposed Medicaid work requirement, and the state still needs to write up administrative rules and build computer systems to implement the changes.
Not-for-profits in Illinois are exempt from property taxes, in return for providing free or discounted services to poor and underinsured people. But activists are alleging the hospitals don't provide enough free care to warrant the break.
Ten people at an Oklahoma care facility for people with intellectual disabilities were hospitalized after they were apparently accidentally injected with what's believed to be insulin rather than the flu vaccine, authorities said.
Red states are tapping the brakes on Medicaid work requirements as they await an appeals court ruling. But they're looking for other ways to curb Medicaid enrollment and spending no matter the decision.
Pharmacy giant CVS Health touted the strong performance of its first HealthHUBs, which help patients better manage their health in between doctor appointments. CVS is on track to open 1,500 of the hubs by the end of 2021.
The HHS' Office for Civil Rights fined the Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services for failing to have appropriate safeguards when it left more than 6,000 people's health data viewable online.
The first attempt in the United States to use a gene editing tool called CRISPR against cancer seems safe in the three patients who have had it so far, but it's too soon to know if it will improve survival.