Government & Policy
03:57 pm March 24, 2017
Even after President Trump demanded a vote, the bill was expected to be denied due to lack of support among conservatives.
02:47 pm March 24, 2017
The more confusing or contradictory statements from federal officials, the more back-room deals lawmakers strike trying to gain consensus for bills like the American Health Care Act, the harder it is to know what’s really happening.
11:42 am March 24, 2017
The former director of the conservative Heritage Foundation think tank is a staunch opponent of civil rights for transgender people, whom he'll be tasked to protect as OCR director.
09:21 am March 24, 2017
Dumping essential health benefits from the proposed legislation could enable insurance companies to make their offerings much skimpier and put consumers at finanical risk, experts say.
04:18 pm March 23, 2017
American Medical Association and many other groups also suggested that Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Administrator Seema Verma loosen PQRS and value-based payment requirements.
03:53 pm March 23, 2017
The delay is considered a blow to Republican efforts to gather enough consensus to pass the American Health Care Act.
09:56 am March 23, 2017
CMS Administrator Seema Verma calls Obamacare a broken promise during the meeting.
02:54 pm March 22, 2017
Shulkin said it had been a "strategic mistake" to not rethink VistA concurrently with the Department of Defense's EHR modernization, but promised a clear vision for the VA's health IT strategy by the summer.
02:14 pm March 22, 2017
House Freedom Caucus Chairman Mark Meadows says he is a firm "no" and that he has at least 22 votes from conservative hard-liners to defeat the bill.
01:49 pm March 22, 2017
It turns out many healthcare providers expected, or at least hoped, that the initiative would be delayed. It’s still coming and they need to prepare now.