Government & Policy
01:21 pm July 20, 2017
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services would receive $5.8 billion in funding, with only $300 million designated for the lead research group on healthcare quality, costs and outcomes.
03:49 pm July 19, 2017
The agency is working with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services on a MACRA API and with the Department of Veterans Affair on digital tools for veterans.
11:41 am July 18, 2017
The Office of the Inspector General said will review the accuracy of payments to Medicare hospitals between 2011 and 2016, as well as telemedicine payments.
09:29 am July 18, 2017
As the agency sets about adopting a new EHR system, better data is necessary to assess provider efficiency and clinical efficacy, the congressional watchdog says.
04:04 pm July 17, 2017
Naval Hospital Oak Harbor in Washington State has transitioned to the MHS GENESIS electronic health record, marking a milestone as the inpatient components are now officially deployed.
02:19 pm July 17, 2017
David Waltman has worked in two capacities at the Department of Veterans Affairs, and most recently at startup focused on better using health IT to help vets and service members.
11:34 am July 17, 2017
The agency overpaid hospitals $730 million and now two U.S. Senators want to know why it hasn’t tried harder to get that money back.
01:07 pm July 14, 2017
Since the committee wasn’t provided data about the cost of a new EHR system, the Senate will need to reevaluate funds to replace VistA at a later date.
12:43 pm July 14, 2017
Regulations would keep meaningful use Stage 3 reporting requirements, increase some patient reimbursements and cut drug payments.
02:27 pm July 13, 2017
Senate bill would allow insurers to sell bare bones plans to one segment of the population while offering healthier sector a lower premium rate.