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October 28, 2019
By Bonner R. Cohen
The Trump administration’s greenlighting of CAR-T cell cancer therapy for Medicare patients nationwide put an end to the patchwork of local determinations on the use of the innovative and expensive treatment.
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Health Care
Government Spending
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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Health Care
November 11, 2019
By Bonner R. Cohen
Medi-Cal, California’s sprawling Medicaid program, is working under new rules expanding reimbursement for telemedicine.
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Health Care
Regulation
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.
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Health Care
Government Spending
October 31, 2019
By Chris Jacobs
The Louisiana Department of Health is expected to release a study by researchers at Louisiana State University claiming that Medicaid expansion created tens of thousands of jobs in state
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Health Care
Government Spending
October 8, 2019
By Christopher Talgo
Several studies estimate Sen. Bernie Sanders’ recently released Medicare for All (M4A) plan would cost approximately $30–$40 trillion over the next decade.
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Health Care
Entitlements
December 18, 2019
By Matthew Glans
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines draft legislation in Missouri that would launch a pilot program that would allow Medicaid enrollees in certain Missouri counties to contract with physicians who practice direct primary care (DPC).
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Health Care
July 1, 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.
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Health Care
Government Spending
September 11, 2019
By AnneMarie Schieber
If voters want a lesson in how a socialized health care system would work, they should learn how the U.S. health care system treats (or more accurately, mistreats) kidney patients.
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Health Care
June 27, 2019
By Ashley Herzog
The Trump administration is trying to help lower Medicare costs by offering primary care doctors a flat fee instead of the fee-for-service model currently in place.
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Health Care
Government Spending
 

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