Keyword: Healthcare Leadership Council
President Trump signed a $400 billion, two-year budget deal that includes funding for several major healthcare programs.
Most industry trade groups applauded Alex Azar's confirmation as HHS secretary.
Hospitals and healthcare trade groups mostly came out in support of Alex Azar, President Trump's pick to replace Tom Price as head of HHS.
An unpopular provision under the ACA that would allow an independent board to cut Medicare may end before the panel is ever established.
Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Calif., doesn’t think her colleagues in the House of Representatives should rush to end IPAB, a panel she likened to the Base Realignment and Closure Commission.
Mary R. Grealy, president of the Healthcare Leadership Council, appeared before a House subcommittee to urge lawmakers to pass a joint resolution by Aug. 15 to eliminate the Independent Payment Advisory Board.
Policymakers and other stakeholders can take steps to ease the growing pains of value-based care programs, industry leaders say.
Medicare’s hospital insurance trust fund is now projected to run out in 2029, one year later than last year’s projection.
The Independent Payment Advisory Board has been unpopular almost from the moment it was included in the Affordable Care Act. But now a coalition of 700 healthcare groups is on a mission to get Congress to get rid of it before it’s too late.
Ten provider associations have added their voices to the call for the government to count Medicare Advantage to qualify under MACRA as early as 2019.