Keyword: Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor & Pensions
Some senators are calling on HHS officials to slow down the timeline for implementing two new interoperability rules.
Healthcare stakeholders are concerned about an increased burden on providers, the timeline for implementation and risks to patient data privacy.
The Anti-Kickback Statute and Stark Law are preventing rural providers from recruiting physicians and using new technology.
Health policy experts blamed hospital consolidation and a lack of price transparency as some of the key drivers of ballooning healthcare costs.
Lawmakers are pointing to the removal of two senior cybersecurity staffers as one reason for "significant confusion" about the status of HCCIC.
Testifying on Capitol Hill on the National Institutes of Health budget for next year, NIH officials told lawmakers they are approaching the situation in West Africa with caution.
Senators seek to hear Seema Verma's testimony regarding Medicaid system’s vulnerabilities. Verma has declined to confirm her availability since April.
Watchdog officials say the 340B program needs more clarity and transparency as senators criticized the delay of an Obama-era rule.
HHS Secretary Alex Azar touched on President Trump's priorities with drug prices, including generics, as he testified about his agency's budget.
State insurance professionals testified before the Senate on shoring up the individual insurance marketplaces.