States may soon have a new waiver option to use federal funds to pay for Medicaid beneficiaries' treatment at inpatient mental health facilities. The CMS has had a ban on reimbursing those providers for decades.
The CMS and physicians aren't communicating well on what's required under MACRA. So the agency is looking for a contractor that can help.
A federal initiative targeting pregnant Medicaid patients reduced medical costs for both mothers and their babies.
The American Medical Association will advocate on a range of major population health policies including gender identity, Canadian drug imports and sexual assault treatment, as agreed upon by delegates at the group's 2018 interim meeting.
The FDA on Nov. 2 approved a new super-potent opioid tablet for use in hospitals. While prescribing numbers for opioids have been declining for the past few years, prescription use of painkillers still present a major challenge for combating the overall opioid crisis.
Dr. David Shulkin, whose departure from the VA was announced through Twitter this past spring, will be chief innovation officer at Sanford Health in South Dakota.
Week Ahead: AMA delegates to debate preventive care coverage, expanding access to Canadian pharmacies
There won't be any shortage of hot topics at the American Medical Association's interim meeting just outside of Washington, D.C.
MACPAC expressed concern to HHS about the number of Arkansans who have lost health coverage by failing to comply with the work requirement.
The Veterans Affairs Department's decision Thursday to prohibit medical workers from doing union work on salaried time has roiled unions.