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Jul 18, 2019
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services today released its Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Program Scorecard, intended to reflect each state’s progress in increasing the reporting of beneficiary health outcomes.
Jul 18, 2019
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is working with the U.S. Embassy in the Democratic Republic of the Congo to preposition staff in Goma to rapidly identify Ebola cases and prevent further spread of the disease in hotspots where the security situation permits.
Jul 18, 2019
Drug overdose deaths declined 5.1% in 2018 to about 68,000, according to preliminary data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Jul 18, 2019
The AHA’s American Society for Health Care Engineering presented its 2019 Crystal Eagle Leadership Award to York Chan, vice president of facilities integration for Advocate Aurora Health.
Jul 17, 2019
The House Energy and Commerce Committee today approved legislation to address surprise medical bills and Medicaid disproportionate share hospital cuts.
Jul 17, 2019
The Department of the Treasury and Internal Revenue Service today expanded the list of preventive care benefits that high-deductible health plans can cover prior to a deductible for patients with chronic conditions.
Jul 17, 2019
The World Health Organization today declared the Ebola virus disease outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo a public health emergency of international concern.
Jul 17, 2019
Congress should pass legislation that would protect patients from surprise medical bills; preserve the ability of providers and insurers to negotiate private contracts; and not establish a fixed payment amount for out-of-network services.
Jul 17, 2019
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services yesterday released a proposed rule that would revise certain requirements for long-term care facilities.
Jul 16, 2019
The House Ways and Means Committee today launched a health task force to better address the needs of residents in rural and underserved communities.