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Oct 11, 2019
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services should require states that propose Medicaid work requirements and other demonstrations to project the cost of administering them, the Government Accountability Office said in a report released yesterday.
Oct 11, 2019
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services today published its star ratings for 2020 Medicare Advantage and prescription drug plans.
Oct 11, 2019
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention this week reported a record 2.5 million cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis in the U.S. in 2018, including a 40% increase in syphilis among newborns.
Oct 10, 2019
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has updated its alternative payment model participation status tool for the 2019 Quality Payment Program, which identifies eligible clinicians who qualify as advanced APM participants based on Medicare Part B claims data through June.
Oct 10, 2019
The Department of Health and Human Services today released a guide to help clinicians who are contemplating or initiating a reduction in opioid dosage or discontinuation of long-term opioid therapy for chronic pain.
Oct 10, 2019
AHA President and CEO Rick Pollack today addressed the National Association of Health Services Executives at its annual educational conference in Washington, D.C., where he stressed the importance of advancing health equity in America. 
Oct 9, 2019
As long advocated by the AHA, the Department of Health and Human Services today proposed modernizing the Stark Law on physician self-referral and the Anti-kickback Statute.
Oct 9, 2019
The AHA today submitted recommendations to the Health Resources and Services Administration in response to the agency’s Rural Access to Health Care Services Request for Information.
Oct 9, 2019
The California Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development recently released the nation’s first mandatory data on wholesale acquisition cost increases for prescription drugs.
Oct 8, 2019
Net price increases for seven drugs raised U.S. drug spending by $5.1 billion between 2017 and 2018 without evidence of improved safety or effectiveness.