January 14, 2019

In the News: Jan 10–17

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This week: Payment challenges to 340 payment rule continue; partnership is formed for aging population and post-acute care sites clinical platform; amount of NPs is increasing in rural and low-income...

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 December 17, 2018

In the News: Dec 13–20

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This week: Middle-income families see rising costs in employer insurance; chatbots gain traction in health care organizations; and US organ transplant rules change to prioritize severity over location.

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 December 10, 2018

In the News: Dec 6–13

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This week: Only half of open jobs in health care are being filled; telestroke services in rural areas have increased; and neonatal telehealth programs reduce transfers to neonatal NICUs.

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 December 4, 2018

In the News: Nov 29–Dec 6

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This week: CMS releases 4 section 1332 waiver concepts; a rise in drug overdoses and suicides contributes to declining life expectancy; and HHS finalizes 340B rule imposing price ceiling.

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 November 27, 2018

In the News: Nov 22–29

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This week: Small employers’ workplace clinic use continues to grow; CMS to study home health agency quality measures impact in 2019; and CMS approves Michigan’s value-based drug-purchasing Medicaid waiver.

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 November 15, 2018

In the News: Nov 8–15

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This week: Liquid biopsy tests for cancer care move into the mainstream; midterm elections prove consequential to Medicaid; and CVS Health to expand services into chronic disease management.

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