Trump admin opens door to fundamental changes in...
on June 17, 2019 at 5:09 pm
Paul Fronstin of the Employee Benefit Research Institute doesn't expect a ton of uptick right away but when the next recession hits, "I think the future of health benefits gets put to […]
MedPAC urges MA data, primary care reforms
on June 14, 2019 at 8:09 pm
Included in the recommendations to Congress are changes to slow the growth of ER spending in Medicare fee-for-service. […]
House votes to overturn decades-old ban on...
on June 14, 2019 at 7:56 pm
Industry cheered the first step in repealing the 23-year-old ban, with NextGate CTO Dan Cidon saying it will "move the needle" on interoperability.&nbs […]
Bluebird sets $1.8M price tag for blood-disease...
on June 14, 2019 at 4:00 pm
Payers around the world are grappling with the launch of gene therapies, many of which promise one-time treatments that can avert long-term health care costs. […]
CMS warned Trump policies would hike taxes, cause...
on June 14, 2019 at 1:23 pm
Democratic leaders on the House Energy and Commerce Committee sent a letter to HHS Secretary Alex Azar Friday inquiring into the harmful effects of administration policies in […]
Hospitals saved $11.8M thanks to 340B, survey...
on June 13, 2019 at 8:10 pm
About 90% of hospitals are using those savings to pay for patient care services including pharmacy services and transportation.&nbs […]
Uber to provide patient transport for care...
on June 13, 2019 at 4:22 pm
Carisk expects to capture thousands of patients as it gears up for a partnership with a major pharmacy benefits manager, Carisk's SVP of clinical strategy told Healthcare Dive. […]
FDA taps IBM, Walmart for blockchain pilot project
on June 13, 2019 at 4:00 pm
Merck and KPMG also will be part of the initiative, which aims to track medicines and ensure their integrity across the supply chain. […]
Boosting outpatient No. 1 hospital exec priority...
on June 13, 2019 at 2:18 pm
The Advisory Board's annual survey of executives shows a shift from last year's focus on cost control. […]
Florida health insurer sued over skimpy plans
on June 13, 2019 at 12:55 pm
The defendant, Health Insurance Innovations, is one of the 12 companies under investigation by the House Committee on Energy and Commerce for their work in pushing the plans to consumers. […]