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Nov 26, 2018
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services late today issued a proposed rule that would provide Medicare Advantage and Part D plans more tools to negotiate lower drug prices.
Nov 26, 2018
The Presidential Advisory Council on Combating Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria seeks input through Jan. 7 on recommended priority areas for combating antibiotic-resistant bacteria in 2020 through 2025.
Nov 26, 2018
A recent New York Times article on hospital consolidation “doesn’t paint a full picture of the root cause of higher health care costs to consumers,” AHA President and CEO Rick Pollack states in a letter to the editor.
Nov 26, 2018
A Maine judge last week ordered the Maine Department of Health and Human Services to comply with a recent ballot measure expanding Medicaid eligibility to qualified low-income residents.
Nov 26, 2018 by Nancy Agee
We can work together to increase the number of people in our communities who have health insurance and the opportunity to reach their highest potential for health. 
Nov 21, 2018
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services yesterday reapproved a Section 1115 Medicaid demonstration waiver for Kentucky that requires some adult beneficiaries to work or participate in other “community engagement” activities.
Nov 21, 2018
More than 1.9 million people selected a 2019 health plan through HealthCare.gov Nov. 1-17, including more than 748,000 last week.
Nov 21, 2018
Average unsubsidized premiums for the lowest-cost bronze, silver and gold plans for 2019 at HealthCare.gov are 0.3 percent, 1 percent and 2 percent lower, respectively, than in 2018.
Nov 21, 2018
In the wake of Monday’s shooting at Mercy Hospital in Chicago, the Department of Hea
Nov 21, 2018
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services yesterday released the first in a series of technical tools and assistance for nursing home professionals funded by federal civil money penalties.