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Nov 12, 2019
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services today issued a proposed rule intended to increase oversight and transparency in Medicaid supplemental payment programs, including Disproportionate Share Hospital payments, and how states finance these programs.
Nov 12, 2019
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services will soon issue guidance that lays out opportunities to test new approaches to delivering and financing care for certain optional adult populations in Medicaid, CMS Administrator Seema Verma said today.
Nov 12, 2019
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services will host a Nov. 19 webinar on Quality Payment Program policies for calendar year 2020.
Nov 12, 2019
The Health Resources and Services Administration has released a toolkit to help hospitals promote the Workplace Partnership for Life 2020 Hospital Organ Donation Campaign.
Nov 11, 2019
Potentially preventable deaths from cancer, heart disease, unintentional injury, chronic lower respiratory disease and stroke were more common in rural than urban counties between 2010 and 2017.
Nov 11, 2019
Kaiser Permanente Chairman and CEO Bernard Tyson, a renowned health care leader and champion for high-quality, affordable health care, died in his sleep Nov. 10. He was 60. 
Nov 11, 2019
Spencer Johnson, who led the Michigan Health & Hospital Association for more than 30 years and was a champion for hospitals and patients, died Nov. 7. He was 76. 
Nov 8, 2019
The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission yesterday discussed how health care provider consolidation affects prices, costs and Medicare payments, among other areas.
Nov 8, 2019
The Food and Drug Administration should study potential alternatives to ethylene oxide for sterilizing medical devices, but a solution could be at least a decade away, experts told an FDA advisory panel at a meeting this week on the issue.
Nov 8, 2019
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention today identified vitamin E acetate as a “potential chemical of concern” in biologic samples from patients with vaping-associated lung injuries.