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Jan 7, 2019
More than 8.4 million people selected or were automatically re-enrolled in a health insurance plan through HealthCare.gov during the 2019 open enrollment period.
Jan 3, 2019
Seventeen Democratic attorneys general today appealed a federal judge's recent ruling that the entire Affordable Care Act is unconstitutional.
Jan 3, 2019
Medicare and Medicaid underpaid U.S. hospitals by $76.8 billion in 2017, according to the latest data from the AHA's Annual Survey of Hospitals.
Jan 3, 2019
AHA commends the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' willingness to address excessive growth in drug prices, but urges CMS to consider narrowing the scope of the program.
Jan 3, 2019
As required by a judge's ruling in a lawsuit brought by the AHA and its member hospital plaintiffs, the Department of Health and Human Services recently provided an update on its progress reducing the backlog of Medicare appeals at the Administrative Law Judge level.
Dec 21, 2018
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services today approved a Section 1115 waiver for Michigan that will require able-bodied adults aged 19 to 62 to work or participate in training or community service an average 80 hours per month to continue qualifying for Medicaid under the Healthy Michigan Plan beginning in 2020.
Dec 21, 2018
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services today issued a rule finalizing changes to the Medicare Shared Savings Program, including to the structure of payments made to accountable care organizations and other aspects of participation in the MSSP.
Dec 21, 2018
The AHA and Federation of American Hospitals “strongly believe that any public policy solution to resolve surprise bills must protect patients by prohibiting balance billing and by limiting patients’ cost-sharing to an in-network amount,” the organizations today told members of Congress.
Dec 21, 2018
The House of Representatives Wednesday approved a legislative package (H.R. 7328) that includes the Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness and Advancing Innovation Act.
Dec 21, 2018
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services yesterday announced proposed changes to the risk adjustment model for aged and disabled beneficiaries enrolled in Medicare Advantage Part C plans beginning in calendar year 2020, as required by the 21st Century Cures Act.