The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission unanimously backed recommendations that would reduce Medicare Advantage plan reimbursement by at least $200 million.
UnitedHealth Group will use Praluent, one of two new federally approved cholesterol-lowering drugs, in its formularies.
A judge has ordered HCA to pay almost $434 million to the Health Care Foundation of Greater Kansas City for failing to follow through on promises made more than a decade ago when it bought the assets of one of the region’s largest hospital systems.
HHS launches enrollment blitz for Jan. 1 sign-ups
CMS ‘very close’ to announcing returning ACOs
Providers, patients oppose Iowa Medicaid waiver request
Maine co-op cuts off individual enrollment
Conn. hospital association contests state provider tax
Private-equity firm Apollo completes RegionalCare deal
Hospitals launch specialty pharmacies to curb drug costs
States hold key role in big insurer mergers
Wisconsin systems are leaders in offering their own health plans
Providers struggle on CMS measures
Pre-existing conditions contribute to rising U.S. maternal mortality rates
Policing the ethics police
Nurses turn to speech-recognition software to speed documentation
Behavioral-health organizations can partner with hospitals to reduce readmissions
America’s culture of violence is the problem, not guns
Excellence in Governance awards nominations sought
Deadline nears for Top 25 Minority Executives in Healthcare nominations
We all need to be prepared, but can’t let fear rule us
Providers’ reaction in San Bernardino highlights strengths of our system
Helping docs cope with federal reforms
Pharma ‘could have done a better job’ explaining drug costs
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