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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 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.

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Regulation
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 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 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 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 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 19, 2019
By Bonner R. Cohen
The New York state law requires farms to allow workers to engage in collective bargaining rights and would impose overtime pay requirements and eligibility for unemployment insurance and workers’ compensation.
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