For all the last-minute rush surrounding the measure from Sens. Bill Cassidy (R-La.) and Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), the bill is actually the most far-reaching the Republicans have tried to pass yet. Media outlets take a look at what exactly is in the bill and what it does.
Senate GOP leaders reportedly are crafting a revised version of the Graham-Cassidy bill to make it more attractive to Sen. Lisa Murkowski in terms of funding for Alaska. But the Senate parliamentarian could knock out its central feature.
As the deadline looms for Congress to act on a number of major funding priorities, anxiety grows among community health center providers as they fear their funding needs may be forgotten.
With higher rates of Medicaid patients, rural hospitals would be hit harder than their urban counterparts if Medicaid expansion ends as proposed in the new Graham-Cassidy bill.
With tweaks to testing procedures and the enforcement of random surveillance checks of health IT, the ONC hopes it will allow health IT developers to focus more on interoperability.
The FDA’s approval of a new type of duodenoscope could help cut down on hospital-acquired infections, which have been a problem for the G.I.-focused device.
While Jimmy Kimmel’s heart is in the right place, he is mistakenly conflating the ACA’s intentions with unattained outcomes.
Appalachian Regional Healthcare and Highlands Health System say they hope to finalize the deal by early next year.
Summa Health in Akron, Ohio, has had its Baa1 rating placed under review for downgrade by Moody’s Investors Service, affecting $351 million of debt.
Florida officials have suspended the license of a nursing home that had nine patients die after Hurricane Irma knocked out its air conditioning.