Medicare

Sep 16, 2020
An all-too-common activity among some researchers is cherry picking data to support pre-conceived arguments. One of these false narratives is that hospitals and health systems are uniquely responsible for increased health care prices. But an examination of comprehensive data tell a different story.
Aug 17, 2022
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has launched a new webpage with resources and guidance related to the dispute resolution process under the No Surprises Act, including guidance for disputing parties and a walk-through of the federal portal. CMS also has added functionality to…
Aug 16, 2022
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services today approved state plan amendments allowing Hawaii, Maryland and Ohio to extend postpartum coverage from 60 days to 12 months after pregnancy for Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Program enrollees under the American Rescue Plan Act.
Aug 12, 2022
The House today voted 220-207 to pass the Inflation Reduction Act (H.R. 5376), sending it to President Biden for his signature.
Aug 8, 2022
The first Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services model to screen patients for health-related social needs and refer them to needed services ended in April. In a new Health Affairs blog post, officials share findings and promising practices from the five-year model.
Aug 8, 2022
The Senate yesterday voted 51-50 to approve the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 (H.R. 5376), a roughly $700 billion social spending package that includes health care, climate change and tax provisions.
Aug 5, 2022
The Senate this weekend is expected to take up the Inflation Reduction Act (H.R. 5376), a roughly $700 billion social spending package that includes health care, climate change and tax provisions.
Aug 2, 2022
The Department of Justice today filed a lawsuit challenging an Idaho law restricting abortion.
Aug 2, 2022
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services today issued a final rule that updates the inpatient prospective payment system rates by 2.6% in FY 2023 compared to FY 2022.
Aug 2, 2022
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services today issued a final rule for the long-term care hospital prospective payment system for fiscal year 2023, which increases aggregate Medicare payments by approximately $71 million relative to FY 2022