Georgia’s overhaul of its state Medicaid program begins on Saturday. By only enacting a partial expansion, the state is forgoing $1.1 billion in federal funding and harming access to coverage, according to a new report.
Regulators are asking for input on how the agency can support development of devices for use in non-clinical care settings and by diverse patient populations.
The deal, which is expected to close in the first quarter next year, will “significantly strengthen” Bright’s capital position, the insurtech said.
Industry groups and the HHS argued the ruling against race-conscious admissions policies could roll back gains in the number of minority physicians and ultimately hurt health outcomes.
Epic is DAX Express’ first native integration, though a Nuance spokesperson stressed the clinical documentation capability remains EHR agnostic.
Primary care doctors have particularly benefited from CMS coding tweaks in 2021, according to a new survey. The gains could help narrow the compensation gap between primary care physicians and other specialties.
Providers are expected to seek rate increases from payers as they struggle with labor costs, while health plans will face pressure from increased pharmaceutical expenses.
The multi-state bust that targeted 78 individuals represents “one of the largest healthcare fraud schemes ever prosecuted by the Justice Department,” Attorney General Merrick Garland said.
MA beneficiaries with chronic conditions have lower utilization, spending, industry-backed report finds
The Better Medicare Alliance-funded analysis compared beneficiaries with hypertension, hyperlipidemia and diabetes across MA and traditional Medicare and found that spending was “consistently higher” among FFS beneficiaries.
A new rule proposed by antitrust regulators would ask companies to provide additional information about planned mergers to help the Federal Trade Commission keep pace with increased deal volume and complexity.