Posts Tagged: Medicare

Life is hectic, we know, so here’s a recap of the Healthcare Weekly Hot Topics you can’t afford to miss: Trump administration postpones some Medicare drug-cost proposals. CNBC, May 17, 2019. The Trump administration has decided to put part of its Medicare drug cost-cutting proposal on hold for the time being. 2) ‘Medicare for All’… 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: Federal regulators want state to resolve Medicaid backlog. AP, May 5, 2019. Federal regulators have asked the state to work on resolving its backlog of more than 70,000 applicants in Ohio. 2) Scrap ‘Obamacare’? Maybe… 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: Trump, GOP asks appeals court to kill ‘Obamacare’. AP, May 1, 2019. The Trump administration formally asks the appeals court to strike down the Affordable Care Act. 2) Medicare-for-all gets a reality check. The Washington… 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: U.S. primary care experiment aims to spur innovation. Its impact depends on the answer to these questions. STAT, April 25, 2019. The initiative aims to pay doctors to use technology before health problems start. 2)… 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: Montana Legislature passes Medicaid expansion bill. The Associated Press, April 18, 2019. The Montana House passed a bill to continue the program for another six years. The program provides care to almost 100,000 residents. 2)… 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: Telemedicine, walk-in clinics cloud role of family doctor. The Associated Press, March 29, 2019. Virtual visits allow patients to see a physician from the comfort of their home, blurring the lines of family doctors. 2)… 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: Bennet, Kaine set to introduce ‘Medicare X’ plan to expand health care. Politico,March 29, 2019. The senators plan to introduce their proposed plan next week, creating a public option for insurance plans. 2) Congress Looks… 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) Jury: Roundup weed killer is major factor in man’s cancer. The Washington Post, March 19, 2019.  A jury determines that Roundup weed killer played a major factor in the cause of a man’s cancer. 2)… Read the rest »