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August 23, 2019
Out-of-State Tennessee Medicaid Beneficiaries Discovered
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.
Health Care
August 23, 2019
RESULT Act Could Clear Way for Alzheimer’s Help, Family Hopes
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.
Health Care
August 22, 2019
CMS Offers States Help in Establishing Reinsurance Programs
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).
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Health Care
August 22, 2019
Trump Executive Order Aims to Inject New Life into Kidney Treatment
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.
Health Care
August 22, 2019
Study Questioned on Medicare Advantage Hospital Readmission Rates
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.
Health Care
August 21, 2019
Medicare For All Would Require Huge Tax Hikes On The Middle Class
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.

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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 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 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 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,
August 19, 2019
By Jim Lakely
Week of August 12, 2019
August 19, 2019
By Kelsey Hackem
The Trump administration is working to permit the importation of less-expensive prescription drugs originally intended for foreign markets.
August 19, 2019
By AnneMarie Schieber
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) turned down a first of its kind request to provide 90 percent funding for expanding Medicaid to able-bodied adults
August 13, 2019
By Robert G. Holland
Over the past 15 years, the Opportunity Scholarship Program (OSP) has become the Little Engine That Could among school choice programs in the United States.
August 13, 2019
By Christopher Talgo
News flash: Medicare and Social Security, the nation’s two largest entitlement programs, are on the fast track towards bankruptcy.
August 12, 2019
By Jim Lakely
Week of August 5, 2019
August 5, 2019
By Jim Lakely
Week of July 29, 2019
August 5, 2019
By Avik Roy
For generations, the prices hospitals charge patients with private insurance have been shrouded in secrecy.
August 2, 2019
By Kim-Lien Nguyen, M.D.
Among the endless metrics for assessing the quality of health care, one that is exceedingly important for measuring physician quality is on the chopping block.
August 2, 2019
By Ashley Herzog
The issue of Medicaid reform was in the spotlight at a hearing before the Ohio Senate Finance Committee during state budget discussions.