Dec 7, 2018
The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission this week discussed several draft recommendations for Congress, which the panel could vote on in January.
Nov 1, 2018
A federal court today ruled in favor of the AHA and its member hospital plaintiffs, and reinstated a mandamus order establishing annual deadline-based targets for reducing the backlog of Medicare appeals at the Administrative Law Judge level.
Oct 24, 2018
AHA and member hospitals yesterday told a federal court that court-ordered targets for reducing the backlog of Medicare appeals at the Administrative Law Judge level remain crucial for ensuring a maintenance of effort by the Department of Health and Human Services.
Sep 25, 2018
Medicare patients who receive care in a hospital outpatient department are likely to be poorer and have more severe chronic conditions than Medicare patients treated in an independent physician office, according to a study released today and prepared for the AHA.
Apr 23, 2019
The Issue “Medicare for All” these days – a catch-all label that has become a part of the political dialogue – represents a variety of health coverage proposals that would do everything from establish a national health insurance program with no competition to create a public, Medicare-l
Apr 22, 2019
The Medicare Hospital Insurance Trust Fund will have sufficient funds to pay full benefits until 2026, according to the latest annual report from the Medicare Board of Trustees.
Apr 17, 2019
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services today issued a proposed rule for the inpatient rehabilitation facility prospective payment system for fiscal year 2020.
Apr 12, 2019
"Medicare for All" sounds like a good idea ... but we have a better way to meet today’s challenges, create a healthier tomorrow – and advance health in America.