Since 2010, National Health Expenditures (NHE) have grown at an average annual rate of 3.8%. This represents the lowest rate on record for any four-year period and is less than half of the average annual growth rate of 9.3% over the same timeframe. A key driver of this trend is the low rate of health care price inflation, for hospitals just 2.0% in 2013. Hospitals represent about a third of NHE.
On Aug. 2, the Centers for Medicare…
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services July 29 issued a proposed rule that would update physician fee schedule payments for calendar year (CY) 2020.
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Aug. 12 published a final rule that could limit legal immigrants’ future immigration status, such as ability to…
This supplemental report updates a previous analysis to reflect the revised Medicare-X Choice legislation as introduced in April, 2019.
AHA letter to Suzan DelBene regarding her work on the Improving Seniors’ Timely Access to Care Act of 2019 (H.R. 3107), bipartisan legislation that would…
On July 11, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services issued its calendar year 2020 proposed rule for the home health prospective payment system.