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Health Care
August 23, 2019
By Jake Grant
An audit by the Tennessee Office of Inspector General found 16 people living in Georgia received coverage under TennCare, the state’s Medicaid program, and are now under investigation.
August 23, 2019
By AnneMarie Schieber
The FDA has not approved a new therapy for Alzheimer’s disease in 15 years, according to a June 20, 2018 report in Healio Family Medicine.
August 22, 2019
By Madeline Peltzer
The Trump administration is rolling out new payment rules and incentives under an executive order to deliver better health care for kidney disease, a condition that afflicts 37 million people in the United States and has limited treatment options.
August 22, 2019
By AnneMarie Schieber
Hospital readmission rates for enrollees in Medicare Advantage (MA) are slightly higher than for those in traditional, fee-for-service Medicare plans, a new study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine reports.
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 Christopher Talgo
In many cases, tax burdens would double, and for tens of millions of families, the increased taxes would far outweigh not needing to pay for health insurance premiums and out-of-pocket costs.
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.
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August 20, 2019
By Chad Savage
You might have missed this big news because the media largely ignored it, but President Donald Trump signed a historic health care health care executive order (EO) a few weeks ago.
August 20, 2019
By Madeline Peltzer
Certified professional midwives in Michigan are now subject to a state occupational licensure requirement.
August 20, 2019
By Bonner R. Cohen
The Trump administration’s plans to promote transparency in drug pricing suffered a significant, if not entirely unexpected,