Republicans are considering delaying the health insurance tax again next year—but with a catch.

If MedPAC wants to replace the current Medicare payment system for physicians, they should move ahead quickly with that recommendation.

To attract more doctors to primary care, CMS is reforming Medicare payment systems—paying more for managing care for patients with chronic conditions.

Observation care lowers spending for commercially insured patients but may complicate attempts by CMS to limit the practice.

States can see a significant return on investment by designing programs targeted at high-need, high-cost Medicaid enrollees.

House Speaker Paul Ryan has signaled that the party will focus on cutting Medicare and Medicaid spending next year.

Healthcare spending growth slowed in 2016 following two years of rapid growth in 2014 and 2015, according to CMS.

The country’s biggest for-profit health insurers have become increasingly dependent on Medicare and Medicaid for both profits and growth.

A short-term government funding bill includes a provision aimed at helping states keep their Children’s Health Insurance Programs afloat.

Now that CVS and Aetna have made their merger agreement official, another major insurer may be in the market for a deal of its own.