The NRA and doctors feud on Twitter, HHS wants the DEA to make kratom a Schedule I drug and Google updates its sexual misconduct policy.
More than 2 million people’s health data were breached in October 2018, according to HHS’ Office for Civil Rights. That’s up drastically from the same time last year.
Federal officials are hailing the introduction of services such as transportation to medical appointments, home-delivered meals and installation of wheelchair ramps as a way to keep beneficiaries healthy and avoid costly hospitalizations. But not many plans are offering the services in 2019.
Feinberg is the latest in a series of healthcare hires by Google and parent company Alphabet. Feinberg has been CEO of Geisinger since 2015.
After months of controversy — and litigation — over changes to the Title X family planning funding requirements, HHS has clarified that each network needs to include a provider that offers hormonal birth control.
Alabama’s largest health insurer will stop covering OxyContin prescriptions as part of an effort to deter opioid abuse.
Surgeons write opioid prescriptions for four times as many pills as patients actually use, according to a study that found that prescription quantity, not reported pain, is the strongest predictor of opioid consumption.
The CMS wants to make a series of smaller changes to an Obama-era rulemaking that revamped managed Medicaid policy two years ago. The proposals fall short of the overhaul that states expected.
The not-for-profit University Physician Group, the Wayne State University School of Medicine’s faculty practice, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganization and is seeking to get out of leases in suburban locations to concentrate on downtown Detroit.
Of the more than 1 million eligible clinicians who participated in MIPS in 2017, 93% will receive a bonus on each of their Medicare Part B claims beginning Jan. 1. About 5% of clinicians will receive a penalty as high as 4% on their claims.