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Ashley Bateman writes from Alexandria, Virginia.

Ashley Bateman writes from Alexandria, Virginia.

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August 29, 2019
By Ashley Bateman
The number of physicians using telemedicine has grown by 20 percent over the last three years, with 15 percent of physicians currently engaged in telehealth, reports a first-of-its-kind analysis of providers’ interest in telehealth.
August 22, 2019
By Ashley Bateman, Ashley Herzog
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) have rolled out new resources to help states navigate the process of obtaining State Relief and Empowerment Waivers, also known as Section 1332 waivers, under the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
August 21, 2019
By Ashley Bateman
Hospice providers under Medicare commonly deliver poor service that endangers the health of those using the program, the Office of Inspector General in the U.S Department of Health and Human Services reports.
August 19, 2019
By Ashley Bateman
The U.S. Supreme Court will consider a case challenging a Montana Supreme Court decision that found the state’s school choice program violated the state constitution.
May 1, 2019
By Ashley Bateman
Nurse practitioners (NP) in states across the country are asking lawmakers to relax onerous licensing regulations so they can help fill an anticipated shortage of primary care doctors.
May 1, 2019
By Ashley Bateman
Lawmakers in Utah rolled out a “partial” Medicaid expansion program April 1 after the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) granted approval to enroll people making under $12,500 a year, less than the $17,200 limit voters approved in 2018.
April 26, 2019
By Ashley Bateman
To meet the growing demand for health care in Florida and Washington State, lawmakers have proposed bills that would expand the scope of services the government allows advanced registered nurse practitioners (ARNP) and physician assistants (PA) to perform
April 24, 2019
By Ashley Bateman
Virginia lawmakers failed to push through a bill to create a Medicaid oversight office after faulty forecasting resulted in a $462.5 million Medicaid shortfall over two years.

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