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Apr 30, 2019
The House Appropriations Committee yesterday released draft legislation that would provide $189.8 billion in discretionary funding for the departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and related agencies in fiscal year 2020.
Apr 30, 2019
The Washington state legislature Saturday approved legislation to create a public option on the state’s health insurance exchange by 2021.
Apr 29, 2019
The Department of Health and Human Services Friday issued a notice reducing the maximum civil monetary penalty for all but the most serious violations of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act.
Apr 29, 2019
With 704 measles cases reported since January, Department of Health and Human Services and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention officials today urged vaccination for all eligible children and high-risk adults, including travelers and health care workers.
Apr 29, 2019
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine today released its proceedings from a workshop sponsored by Kaiser Permanente and the AHA last October on health system interventions to prevent firearm injury and death.
Apr 29, 2019
Nearly 72.4 million people were enrolled in Medicaid or the Children’s Health Insurance Program in January, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services reported last week.
Apr 29, 2019
The Catholic Health Association of the United States today named as its next president and CEO Sister Mary Haddad, who currently serves as vice president of sponsorship and mission services for the organization.
Apr 29, 2019 by Brian Gragnolati
In my experience, health care is a team sport.  Patient outcomes and experiences improve when caregivers are expert communicators – trained on best practices for interaction not only with patients, but also with one another.  
Apr 26, 2019
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services yesterday extended to Aug. 28 the comment deadline for the risk adjustment data validation provisions in its proposed rule making changes to the Medicare Advantage and prescription drug benefit programs for contract year 2020.
Apr 26, 2019
Eligible hospitals, clinics and other organizations may apply through June 10 for up to $725,000 each to expand access to medication-assisted treatment for opioid and other substance use disorders in high-risk rural communities.