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Doctors Rush to Use Supreme Court Ruling to Escape Opioid Charges

Sep 20, 2022 at 11:06 pm by pj

  By Brett Kelman, Kaiser Health News   Dr. Nelson Onaro conceded last summer that he’d written illegal prescriptions, although he said he was thi.... Read More

Newborns Get Routine Heel Blood Tests, but Should States Keep Those Samples?

Sep 20, 2022 at 11:03 pm by pj

  By Michelle Andrews, Kaiser Health News   Close to 4 million babies are born in the United States every year, and within their first 48 hours near.... Read More

Court Ruling May Spur Competitive Health Plans to Bring Back Copays for Preventive Services

Sep 20, 2022 at 11:01 pm by pj

  By Harris Meyer, Kaiser Health News Tom and Mary Jo York are a health-conscious couple, going in for annual physicals and periodic colorectal cancer screeni.... Read More

Unexpected Surprises in the No Surprises Act: How Medical Practices Should Respond

Sep 12, 2022 at 10:51 am by pj

  By Dan D’Orazio, CEO, Sage Growth Partners   The No Surprises Act (NSA) has been in effect since January 1 to protect patients against an estimated 12 m.... Read More

Organ Transplants Are Up, but the Agency in Charge Is Under Fire

Sep 07, 2022 at 06:15 pm by pj

By Blake Farmer, Nashville Public Radio, Kaiser Health News For the past decade, Precious McCowan’s life has revolved around organ transplants. She’s a docto.... Read More

When Does Life Begin? As State Laws Define It, Science, Politics, and Religion Clash

Sep 07, 2022 at 06:04 pm by pj

By Sarah Varney, Kaiser Health News  As life-preserving medical technology advanced in the second half of the 20th century, doctors and families were faced with a t.... Read More

Health First Partners with Law Enforcement, First Responders to Stage Live Active-shooter Drills

Sep 07, 2022 at 04:26 pm by pj

  It took months of planning that involved coordinating outside agencies, an empty hospital floor and hundreds of rounds of blank bullets – and it was all a drill..... Read More

AMA: Patient Access at Risk Unless Congress Reforms Medicare Payment System

Sep 07, 2022 at 11:42 am by pj

  Medicare Reform Top Plank in AMA’s Recovery Plan for America’s Physicians In detailed comments concerning the Medicare Physician Payment Schedul.... Read More

AMA Announces CPT Update for COVID-19 Boosters Adapted to Omicron

Aug 31, 2022 at 03:21 pm by pj

New codes assigned to bivalent COVID-19 vaccine booster doses from Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTechThe American Medical Association (AMA) has announced an editorial update to&.... Read More

CMS Encourages States to Use Medicaid Payments to Nursing Homes to Drive Better Health Outcomes for Residents

Aug 23, 2022 at 06:04 pm by pj

  In support of President Biden’s plan to improve the nation’s nursing homes, CMS outlines actions for states to improve safety and quality of care for resid.... Read More

US Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, Treasury issue final rules on federal process against surprise billing

Aug 19, 2022 at 07:45 pm by pj

Rules provide key guidance for arbitrators; additional disclosure to providers, facilities   WASHINGTON – The U.S. Departments of Labor, Health and Human Ser.... Read More

CMS Offers Roadmap for States to Help Connect Children with Complex Medical Conditions to Critical Medicaid Services

Aug 02, 2022 at 08:56 pm by pj

Agency issues guidance on a new optional Medicaid “health home” benefit that can help connect children with cerebral palsy and other complex medical conditions to.... Read More

CMS Releases Maternity Care Action Plan

Jul 26, 2022 at 10:29 pm by pj

  The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) unveiled its Maternity Care Action Plan to support the implementation of the Biden-Harris Administration&rs.... Read More

Digital Mental Health Companies Draw Scrutiny and Growing Concerns

Jul 12, 2022 at 04:22 pm by pj

By Harris Meyer, Kaiser Health News When Pat Paulson’s son told her he was feeling anxious and depressed at college, Paulson went through her Blue Cross Blue.... Read More

Seeking to Kick-Start Biden’s Agenda, Schumer Unveils a Bill for Medicare Drug Price Negotiations

Jul 12, 2022 at 04:10 pm by pj

  By Michael McAuliff, Kaiser Health News  Democratic senators on Wednesday took a formal step toward reviving President Joe Biden’s economic agend.... Read More

‘My Body, My Choice’: How Vaccine Foes Co-Opted the Abortion Rallying Cry

Jul 12, 2022 at 04:06 pm by pj

  By Rachel Bluth, Kaiser Health News  LOS ANGELES — In the shadow of L.A.’s art deco City Hall, musicians jammed onstage, kids got their fac.... Read More

Government Watchdogs Attack Medicare Advantage for Denying Care and Overcharging

Jun 29, 2022 at 04:04 pm by pj

By Fred Schulte, Kaiser Health News Congress should crack down on Medicare Advantage health plans for seniors that sometimes deny patients vital medical care while overc.... Read More

Three-Year Abortion Trends Vary Dramatically by State

Jun 29, 2022 at 03:53 pm by pj

  //   By Phillip Reese, Kaiser Health News A recent survey from the Guttmacher Institute documented an 8% rise in the number of abortions.... Read More

Five Things to Know Now That the Supreme Court Has Overturned Roe v. Wade

Jun 29, 2022 at 03:49 pm by pj

  By Victoria Knight and Rachana Pradhan and Julie Rovner, Kaiser Health News  The Supreme Court’s decision in Dobbs v. Ja.... Read More

Conservatives on Supreme Court, as Expected, End Nationwide Right to Abortion

Jun 24, 2022 at 02:20 pm by pj

By Julie Rovner, Kaiser Health News  The Supreme Court on Friday formally overturned its 49-year-old landmark Roe v. Wade decision, and with it ended a half-century.... Read More