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August 21, 2019
HHS Finds Deficiencies in Hospice Care Under Medicare
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.
Health Care
August 20, 2019
Trump Greenlights HSAs for DPC—and Media Ignores It - Commentary
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.
Health Care
August 20, 2019
New Michigan Rule Extends Licensure Mandate, Fees to More Midwives
Certified professional midwives in Michigan are now subject to a state occupational licensure requirement.
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August 20, 2019
Federal Court Strikes Down Trump Rule on Drug Prices in TV Ads
The Trump administration’s plans to promote transparency in drug pricing suffered a significant, if not entirely unexpected, legal setback July 9 when the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia struck down a rule requiring drug makers to disclos
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August 19, 2019
Heartland Weekly: Could Socialism Flip Minnesota Red?
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August 19, 2019
Trump Administration Proposes Pilot Program to Import Foreign Prescription Drugs
The Trump administration is working to permit the importation of less-expensive prescription drugs originally intended for foreign markets.

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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 Bonner R. Cohen
Opioids, the powerful painkillers that have brought relief to millions only to become a severe health problem of their own, were overprescribed by doctors to an unsuspecting public, a new report states.
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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.
August 1, 2019
By AnneMarie Schieber
Air ambulance companies bill consumers and private insurers 4.1 to 9.5 times more than what Medicare pays for the same service, a study from Johns Hopkins University finds.
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July 31, 2019
By Bonner R. Cohen
In another sign of growing impatience with the high cost of prescription drugs, bipartisan legislation has been introduced in the U.S. House that would limit pharmaceutical companies’ ability to delay the entry of generic drugs into the market.
July 31, 2019
By Jeff Reynolds
A new rule announced by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) will allow providers of Medicare Advantage plans to expand the kinds of benefits they offer so they can compete more with each other and attract more participants overall.
July 30, 2019
By Kenneth Artz
A bill intended to increase the number of Americans with health insurance coverage and reduce insurance premium prices is gaining some traction on Capitol Hill with the introduction of several related bills.
July 30, 2019
By Kenneth Artz
The national discussion on what to do about surprise medical bills has overshadowed a bill in Congress that would freeze the practice of hospital consolidation whereby large companies buy smaller hospitals and then raise their prices.