Susan Morse

Susan Morse is Associate Editor of Healthcare Finance. You can follow her at @susanmorseHFN

healthcare bill no guarantee of cost-sharing reduction payments
By Susan Morse 03:08 pm May 01, 2017
Bill gives no guarantee of funding for cost-sharing reduction payments, viewed by insurers as crucial to stabilizing ACA premiums.
GOP Obamacare repeal
By Susan Morse 03:24 pm April 20, 2017
A new bill could be out as early as the weekend as President Donald Trump chases a win before his 100-day mark.

Alabama Representative Gary Palmer introduces a risk-sharing amendment for the ACHA on April 6, 2017. He co-wrote the amendment with Arizona Representative David Schweikert.

By Susan Morse 11:26 am April 06, 2017
The House speaker said the idea, modeled after a Maine program, has support of both moderates and the conservative Freedom Caucus.
Tom Price

Tom Price brought together healthcare leaders to talk about the future of the healthcare system.

By Susan Morse 11:58 am March 30, 2017
About 30 percent of NIH grant funds go towards expenses that are not research related, the HHS Secretary said Wednesday.

The stairs at The Advisory Board's D.C. offices. (handout)

By Susan Morse 01:21 pm March 28, 2017
The news comes less than three weeks after the consultant and IT vendor fended off a takeover by Elliott Management Corp.
GOP pulls American Health Care Act
By Susan Morse 03:57 pm March 24, 2017
Even after President Trump demanded a vote, the bill was yanked thanks to lack of support among conservatives.
By Susan Morse 02:51 pm March 16, 2017
Chairman Diane Black calls the AHCA “the conservative vision we’ve been talking about for years,” but prominent Democrats and even some Republicans take issue with the legislation. 
CMS MIPS MGMA

CMS Administrator Seema Verma, standing, with HHS Secretar Tom Price (center) and Vice President Mike Pence. 

By Susan Morse 10:40 am March 16, 2017
MGMA senior VP calls out CMS for long overdue MIPS eligibility notices and vendor lists. 
Trump FDA pick Gottlieb
By Susan Morse 09:08 am March 15, 2017
Scott Gottlieb, who served in the FDA under President George W. Bush, is a board member on several big pharma companies and an investor in medical startups. 
American Health Care Act
By Susan Morse 10:43 am March 09, 2017
The $400 million corporate tax break to top insurance executives was a major sticking point for House Democrats in discussions that lasted until 4. a.m.

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