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The Department of Health and Human Services is considering changes to the Anti-Kickback Statute, plus more physician practice news.
CMS’ plans to update evaluation and management codes generated controversy among doctors, including oncologists who treat high-acuity patients.
Groups including the American Hospital Association were part of an effort to fight 340B payment cuts pushed by the Trump administration and supported by the drug industry.
The risk adjustment freeze will make health insurance and medical care unaffordable for many Americans, the AMA and others warned.
As the Trump administration takes aim at rising drug costs, healthcare organizations are weighing in on proposals from its plan to address the issue.
CMS officials say the policy shift that allows home health providers to submit remote monitoring costs will incentivize innovation.
Pharmacies and physicians at hospitals across the U.S. are still grappling with an opioid crisis based on shortages, rather than overuse and abuse.
Atrium Health has raised the minimum wage for 7,500 of its staffers, plus more healthcare headlines.
In a healthcare system "designed to obfuscate," it's going to take collaboration to lower costs for patients, experts say.
More than 50 organizations came out in support of CMS making data sharing a CoP, as HIMSS threw support behind exploring the policy lever.