The ad is aimed at President Donald Trump and a specific proposal known as "patient definition" that has been floated in the administration's drug pricing blueprint.
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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.
Express Scripts will add approved lower-cost generics to its National Preferred Flex Formulary and exclude the branded drug, and possibly other drugs in the therapy class, from its coverage.
A corporate strategist from Michigan has given Mayo Clinic its largest gift ever — $200 million.
Insurance startup Oscar Health is suing Florida's Blue Cross and Blue Shield affiliate for allegedly prohibiting insurance brokers who sell Florida Blue individual plans from selling competing insurers' coverage.
EHR companies like Athenahealth, which was just sold for $5.7 billion, are turning to consolidation to stay afloat in a saturated market.
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.
An American Heart Association conference over the weekend revealed a lot about what works and what does not for preventing heart attacks and other problems.
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.
After a year of fielding several takeover attempts, the electronic health records vendor will be acquired by Veritas Capital and Evergreen Coast Capital.
New York University plans to establish a medical school on the campus of NYU Winthrop in Mineola on Long Island, which will be focused on educating primary-care physicians.
Vanderbilt requires multi-factor authentication, Amazon Web Services adds HIPAA-eligible tools and the placebo effect gets stronger.
The hospital is concentrated on hardwiring clinical processes to achieve better outcomes for patients with some measures showing significant improvement while others still remain below average.
Saint Anthony Hospital shocked the healthcare community when it broke away from Ascension in 2009 to be an independent facility. And it's managed to maintain that status.
Hospitals are partnering with employers to staff workplace clinics to fend off competition from third-party vendors.
Week Ahead: AMA delegates to debate preventive care coverage, expanding access to Canadian pharmaciesNovember 10, 2018
There won't be any shortage of hot topics at the American Medical Association's interim meeting just outside of Washington, D.C.
While the challenges providers face continuously change, there is one constant: the critical role group purchasing organizations play in helping providers care for patients. Year after year, GPOs find innovative ways to help providers save money while enhancing quality of care.
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation President and CEO Drew Altman dissects the outcomes of last week's midterm elections, including votes to expand Medicaid coverage.
A key element is adding support staff and increasing their care responsibilities to enable physicians to see more patients more efficiently.