Posts Tagged: ACA

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: 1) Obama Praises Medicare For All Idea As He Begins Campaigning For The Midterms.  Politico, September 7, 2018.  Obama gives his support for Medicare For All. 2) UnitedHealthCare wins challenge of 2014 Medicare Advantage overpayment rule. Modern Healthcare,… Read the rest »

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: 1) To lower drug costs, CMS wants Medicare Part D plans to loosen formularies. STAT News, August 30, 2018.  In an effort to lower drug costs the Trump administration is allowing Medicare Part D plans to… Read the rest »

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: 1) Administration Moving Forward on Drug-Price Transparency Measures. Bloomberg, August 23, 2018.  Trump Administration takes a step forward on drug-price transparency measures. 2) Kansas Governor’s Task Force Support Medicaid Expansion. U.S. News, August 23, 2018. The task… Read the rest »

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: 1) New Trump administration rule will require hospitals post prices online. The Hill, August 3, 2018.  Hospitals will be required to post online a list of their standard charges. 2) Prime Healthcare Services To Pay $65M… Read the rest »

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: 1) Medicare: Seniors want coverage for dental care. Knox News, July 23, 2018.  Seniors are urging Medicare to make dental coverage available. 2) Bon Secours Health System, Mercy Health to complete merger in the fall. The Baltimore Sun,… Read the rest »

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: 1) President Trump Nominates Judge Brett Kavanaugh for The Supreme Court. The Washington Post, July 9, 2018.  Kavanaugh is nominated by Trump to succeed Supreme Court Justice  Anthony M. Kennedy. 2) CMS quit test of pricey cancer… Read the rest »

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: 1) FDA Approves First Drug From Marijuana Plant. The Wall Street Journal, June 26, 2018.  The prescription drug will be used to treat rare forms of epilepsy. 2) Governor Floats Hospital Tax to Pay for Medicaid Expansion.… Read the rest »

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: 1) China Approves First Cancer Immunotherapy Drug. Stat News, June 15, 2018.  A Chinese drug retailer approved the new drug last Friday. 2) Theranos Founder Elizabeth Holmes Indicted on Fraud Charges. The New York Times, June… Read the rest »