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Healthcare spending in the US just did something that rarely happens outside a recession

The amount that the US is spending on healthcare jumped $3.2 trillion in 2015, a 5.8% increase from the year before, according to the new National Health Spending Report (NHSR) from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. This...Show More Summary

Trump’s Pick To Run Medicare And Medicaid Has Red State Policy Chops

5 days agoHealth : The Checkup

On Tuesday, President-elect Donald Trump tapped Seema Verma, a health care consultant, to head the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. That’s the part of the Department of Health and Human Ser...

ASTRO Applauds Nominations of Tom Price and Seema Verma to Top Federal Health Posts

The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) today expressed its support for the nominations of Tom Price, MD, as Health and Human Services (HHS) Department Secretary and Seema Verma as Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Administrator.

Price’s Appointment Boosts GOP Plans To Overhaul Medicare And Medicaid

5 days agoHealth : The Checkup

President-elect Donald Trump’s selection of Rep. Tom Price to head the Department of Health and Human Services signals that the new administration is all-in on both efforts to repeal the Affordable Ca...

6 things to know about Tom Price, Trump’s secretary of health and human services pick

Goodbye Planned Parenthood, Medicaid, Obamacare, and everything semi-decent about our healthcare.

A Surgeon and a CEO Land the Top Health Jobs in Trump’s Administration

Tom Price has been nominated to lead Health and Human Services, while Seema Verma will head Medicaid and Medicare.

Houston EMT Service Deceived Mentally Disabled Patients in Medicaid Scam

A former Medicare provider who owned an ambulance company has been found guilty of engaging in organized crime after deceiving dozens of mentally disabled patients and attempting to steal more than $1.3 million through fraudulent Medicare and Medicaid programs, the Texas Attorney General’s Office announced Tuesday. A Harris County judge sentenced the 44-year-old Houston man, [...]Show More Summary

A Post-Election Projection: The 2025 Payer Market for Prescription Drugs

In Latest CMS Forecast Shows Big Drug Spending Growth Through 2025, I examined the July 2016 drug spending forecasts from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). Alas, last week’s election exploded these projections. Today, I analyze CMS’s official pre-election insights about payment for outpatient prescriptions drugs in 2025. Show More Summary

These drugs had the highest price increases in 2015 — according to the government agency that pays for them (VRX, SNY, GILD)

We just got a better picture of how much money government agencies are spending on prescription drugs. On Monday, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, which covers roughly 100 million Americans, reported on the drugs it spent the most money on in 2015, as well as how many people are using them. Show More Summary

Internal watchdog told Medicare, Medicaid centers EpiPen was misclassified in 2009

3 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

The internal watchdog at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services warned the office tasked with administering federal health insurance programs that Mylan NV’s EpiPen was improperly classified as a generic drug in 2009, Senator Charles Grassley said Tuesday. In a press release,...

CMS revokes Alere unit's Medicare enrollment

4 weeks agoHealth : Reuters: Health

(Reuters) - Diagnostic company Alere Inc said on Friday the Medicare enrollment of one of its units had been revoked effective Nov. 4 by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), which said the unit had submitted claims for 211 dead patients.

ACP applauds new Medicare policies to support high-value primary care

(American College of Physicians) The American College of Physicians (ACP) is pleased that the 2017 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule final rule by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) includes several important initiatives to support high-value primary care. Show More Summary

MACRA and the New Quality Payment Program: Most Frequently Asked Questions

November 2 | 2-3 PM EST      / With THCB  On Oct. 14 the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released detailed regulations for implementation of the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA). With so many changes to the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) and the Advanced Alternative Payment Model (APM) track, we at

Risk Of "Mass Exodus" Of Doctors From Medicare Looms

Submitted by John O'Shea via Liezette.com, In what may be the most significant modification to Medicare since the program began in 1966, on Oct. 15, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released the final rule for implementing the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA). Show More Summary

AMGA Encourages CMS to Align Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) with other Medicare Programs

The following statement can be attributed to AMGA President and Chief Executive Officer Donald W. Fisher, Ph.D., CAE in response to the comments AMGA submitted to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) on the proposed rule regarding the Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE).

The Fine Print of MACRA’s Final Rule: Good for Patients?

By MICHAEL MILLENSON The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) just released the final regulations for the most ambitious attempt in U.S. history to transform how medical care is delivered and paid for. But is it good for patients? The impact of the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) Quality Payment Program created a

LifeBridge Health ACO, LLC: Medicare Shared Savings Program Performance Year 2015 Quality and Financial Results

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently announced the 2015 performance year results for the Medicare Shared Savings Program and the Pioneer Accountable Care Organization Model that show physicians, hospitals and health...Show More Summary

The American College of Physicians statement on the MACRA Final Rule

(American College of Physicians) The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) today released the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) Final Rule, with the aim of evolving our payment system to one that recognizes and incentivizes quality and value rather than volume. Show More Summary

ACP statement on CMS' initiative to reduce physician burden within APMs

(American College of Physicians) The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) today announced a promising 18-month initiative to minimize unnecessary administrative tasks. In conjunction with the implementation of the Affordable...Show More Summary

Adults with disabilities on Medicaid wait list most likely to have unmet service needs

(University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) Survey of caregivers for adults with intellectual, developmental disabilities finds that the low-income, racial minorities and those with speech difficulties have the most unmet service needs. Research by University of Illinois scholars Meghan Burke and Tamar Heller.

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