Changes To Medicare’s Primary-Care Payment Model Could Deter Physician Participation
Also, another look at what it means for a Medicare beneficiary to be "under observation."
Different Takes On Inside-The-Beltway Health Policy Developments
Opinion writers offer a variety of views on how the plans being advanced by the Trump administration and GOP Congress will shape a range of health...
Lawsuit Alleges United Healthcare Overcharged Medicare For Advantage Plan Customers
The lawsuit, which was unsealed Thursday after a five-year investigation by the Department of Justice, suggests the company may have improperly...
CMS Nominee Avoids Getting Pinned Down On Specifics About Medicaid, Drug Prices
During her confirmation hearing, lawmakers also grilled health care consultant and CMS nominee Seema Verma over her potential conflicts of interest.
Aging Baby Boomers Expected To Drive Up U.S. Health Spending Over Next Decade
After several years of historically slow growth, health spending will pick up for the foreseeable future, according to a CMS report.
Perspectives On The Technicalities Of Repealing, Replacing Or Repairing The Health Law
Opinion writers offer their thoughts on a range of issues related to the health insurance marketplace, Medicaid and Medicare.
AP Finds Potential Conflict Of Interest Issues Around CMS Nominee Seema Verma’s Work In Indiana
In a review of documents, The Associated Press reports that Verma's consulting firm made millions through agreements with nine states -- work that...
Docs Bill Medicare For End-Of-Life Advice As ‘Death Panel’ Fears Reemerge
End-of-life counseling sessions, once decried by some conservative Republicans as “death panels,” gained steam among Medicare patients in 2016,...
Judge Upends Effort To Limit Charity Funding For Kidney Patients’ Insurance
Every night, Jason Early attaches a catheter in his chest to a machine by his bed that, over the course of nine hours while he sleeps, removes his...
Schumer Vows Democrats Will Work To Keep GOP From Putting Medicare ‘On Chopping Block’
The leader of the Senate Democrats points to concerns that Republicans will seek to change Medicare to be a voucher program. Echoing those concerns...
GOP’s Focus On Health Care Could Put Medicare In The Cross Hairs
Although President-elect Donald Trump promised during the campaign to not cut Medicare, his transition website and congressional Republicans now...
Viewpoints: Pelosi Vows To Oppose Medicare Overhaul; GOP Agenda For Health Care
A selection of opinions on health care from around the country.