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Jul 25, 2018
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services expects to begin $10.4 billion in risk adjustment transfers for benefit year 2017 in September, according to a final rule posted last night.
Jul 25, 2018
Testifying this afternoon at a House hearing on Federal Communications Commission oversight, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai called closing the digital divide his “top priority,” citing the agency’s recent actions to expand access to broadband and telehealth services in rural America.
Jul 25, 2018
The AHA has joined Aligning for Health, a coalition advocating for federal and state solutions to address the social determinants of health.
Jul 25, 2018
In an effort to make care more accessible to its changing community, Washington, D.C.-based Providence Health System will transition out of acute care services by the end of 2018 and will instead offer care coordination, telehealth services and virtual care, primary and urgent care, home care, community-based behavioral health care, senior care and more, the organization said in a statement.
Jul 25, 2018
The National Institutes of Health yesterday awarded grants to five new projects through its Health Care Systems Research Collaboratory, which conducts clinical trials in the health care settings where patients normally receive their care.
Jul 25, 2018
Also in this weekly roundup: study shows initial nurse documentation helpful in predicting patient mortality.
Jul 25, 2018
Also in this weekly roundup of news from the field: Atul Gawande to embark on listening tour at new company; physicians are leaving Puerto Rico in great numbers; and replacing vacant lots with green spaces can ease depression in urban communities.
Jul 24, 2018
The House of Representatives last night approved legislation to reauthorize the Children’s Hospitals Graduate Medical Education Program and federal workforce development programs for nurses and health professionals.
Jul 24, 2018
The Senate last night voted 86-9 to approve President Trump’s nomination of Robert Wilkie to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs permanently.
Jul 24, 2018
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Administrator Seema Verma today announced two additions to the agency’s leadership team.