Appeals Court Rejects Trump Medicaid Work Requirements in Arkansas
The ruling, written by a Reagan appointee, said the administration failed to show how such rules would help Medicaid to meet its mission of covering the poor. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - February 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Abby Goodnough Tags: States (US) Health Insurance and Managed Care Medicaid Decisions and Verdicts Poverty Labor and Jobs Suits and Litigation (Civil) Arkansas Boasberg, James E United States Politics and Government Source Type: news

A $4 Million NICU Bill: The Price of Prematurity
As the number of preterm births rises, families are shouldering unexpected out-of-pocket expenses. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - February 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Christina Caron Tags: Health Insurance and Managed Care Babies and Infants Premature Babies Families and Family Life Medicaid Parenting Hospitals Source Type: news

In Trump ’s Budget, Big Health Care Cuts but Few Details
The president ’s proposal can be read as a second-term policy blueprint. On the future of the Affordable Care Act, it’s awfully vague. (Source: NYT)
Source: NYT - February 11, 2020 Category: American Health Authors: Margot Sanger-Katz Tags: Federal Budget (US) Health Insurance and Managed Care Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (2010) Medicare United States Politics and Government Presidential Election of 2020 Trump, Donald J Source Type: news

A Possible Strategy for Fending Off Surprise Medical Bills
Writing in payment limits when signing hospital forms might provide some leverage over disputes that arise from surprise medical bills, some proponents suggest. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - February 6, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Julie Appleby, Kaiser Health News Tags: Law and Legislation Emergency Medical Treatment Health Insurance and Managed Care Hospitals Source Type: news

Would Your Wages Rise Under ‘Medicare for All’?
Research suggests the answer is yes, but not in all cases, and with significant differences across jobs and labor markets. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - February 3, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Austin Frakt Tags: Health Insurance and Managed Care Wages and Salaries Employee Fringe Benefits Medicare Source Type: news

Trump administration rejects California's health care tax
The Trump administration has rejected a proposed tax on managed care organizations in California (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - February 1, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

How Chaos at Chain Pharmacies Is Putting Patients at Risk
Pharmacists across the U.S. warn that the push to do more with less has made medication errors more likely. “I am a danger to the public,” one wrote to a regulator. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - January 31, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Ellen Gabler Tags: Drugs (Pharmaceuticals) Accidents and Safety Drugstores CVS Caremark Corporation Regulation and Deregulation of Industry Health Insurance and Managed Care Walgreen Co. Medicine and Health Source Type: news

Trump Administration Unveils a Major Shift in Medicaid
States will be able to cap a portion of spending for the safety-net program, a change likely to diminish the number of people receiving health benefits through it. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - January 30, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Abby Goodnough Tags: Medicaid States (US) Health Insurance and Managed Care United States Politics and Government Poverty Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (2010) Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Verma, Seema your-feed-healthcare Source Type: news

As Other Democrats Feud, Bloomberg Hammers Trump on Health Care
While the presidential candidates argue about each other ’s health plans, Michael Bloomberg’s ads have attacked the president over pre-existing conditions. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - January 29, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Nick Corasaniti and Abby Goodnough Tags: Presidential Election of 2020 Political Advertising United States Politics and Government Health Insurance and Managed Care Online Advertising Kaiser Family Foundation Bloomberg, Michael R Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (2010) Source Type: news

Hollywood Women Push Directors Guild for Better Parental Benefits
Taking leave can result in lost coverage, as one female director discovered after giving birth. She ’s enlisted Amy Schumer, Amy Poehler and others in her effort to get the rules revised. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - January 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Cara Buckley Tags: Women and Girls Labor and Jobs Movies Television Directors Guild of America Dimmock, Jessica (1978- ) Pregnancy and Childbirth Parenting Health Insurance and Managed Care Source Type: news

Major Insurers Pledge $55 Million to Try to Lower Generic Drug Prices
The Blue Cross Blue Shield Association and others say they have agreed to invest in a nonprofit ’s effort to develop and sell cheaper drugs. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - January 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Katie Thomas Tags: Health Insurance and Managed Care Drugs (Pharmaceuticals) Shortages Hospitals Blue Cross and Blue Shield Assn Civica Rx Prices (Fares, Fees and Rates) your-feed-healthcare Source Type: news

Overwhelmed by Medical Bills, and Finding Help on TikTok
In a video last month, a North Carolina woman shared a tip about battling “stupid charges.” Thousands responded — some in gratitude, others to commiserate over the baffling costs of health care. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - January 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jacey Fortin Tags: Debt Collection Social Media Health Insurance and Managed Care Emergency Medical Treatment North Carolina Prices (Fares, Fees and Rates) Burns, Shaunna TikTok (ByteDance) Source Type: news

To the Contrary, Trump Has Tried to Weaken Protections for Pre-existing Conditions
His tweets Monday morning misrepresent his record on health care. (Source: NYT)
Source: NYT - January 13, 2020 Category: American Health Authors: Margot Sanger-Katz Tags: Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (2010) Trump, Donald J Health Insurance and Managed Care United States Politics and Government Source Type: news

Trump Administration Says Obamacare Lawsuit Can Wait Until After the Election
The Department of Justice told the Supreme Court that the case did not represent an “emergency” that would require a speedy ruling. (Source: NYT)
Source: NYT - January 11, 2020 Category: American Health Authors: Margot Sanger-Katz Tags: Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (2010) Presidential Election of 2020 Health Insurance and Managed Care United States Politics and Government Law and Legislation Source Type: news

Disappointing Results of Major Study Point to Better Ways to Cut Health Care Waste
A program that focused on the patients who needed the most care didn ’t keep them from landing back in the hospital. (Source: NYT)
Source: NYT - January 9, 2020 Category: American Health Tags: Preventive Medicine Health Insurance and Managed Care Hospitals Medicine and Health Source Type: news

New York State Investigates Christian Health Cost-Sharing Affiliate
Subpoenas have been issued to a company that solicits memberships for a health insurance alternative that offers no guarantees for covering medical bills. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - January 9, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Reed Abelson Tags: Health Insurance and Managed Care Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (2010) Aliera Companies Inc Trinity Healthshare Inc Regulation and Deregulation of Industry New York State your-feed-healthcare Source Type: news

New York State Investigates Christian Health Cost Sharing Affiliate
Subpoenas have been issued to a company that solicits memberships for a health insurance alternative that offers no guarantees for covering medical bills. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - January 9, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Reed Abelson Tags: Health Insurance and Managed Care Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (2010) Aliera Companies Inc Trinity Healthshare Inc Regulation and Deregulation of Industry New York State your-feed-healthcare Source Type: news

New York State Investigates Christian Health Cost Sharing Affiliate
Subpoenas have been issued to a company that solicits memberships for a health insurance alternative that offers no guarantees for covering medical bills. (Source: NYT)
Source: NYT - January 9, 2020 Category: American Health Authors: Reed Abelson Tags: Health Insurance and Managed Care Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (2010) Aliera Companies Inc Trinity Healthshare Inc Regulation and Deregulation of Industry New York State your-feed-healthcare Source Type: news

Deflating Results of Major Study Point to Better Ways to Cut Health Care Waste
A program that focused on the patients who needed the most care didn ’t keep them from landing back in the hospital. (Source: NYT)
Source: NYT - January 8, 2020 Category: American Health Tags: Preventive Medicine Health Insurance and Managed Care Hospitals Medicine and Health Source Type: news

These Patients Are Hard to Treat
A study examined a popular approach that coordinated care for the most expensive patients, and found that the project did not reduce hospital admissions. (Source: NYT)
Source: NYT - January 8, 2020 Category: American Health Authors: Reed Abelson Tags: Hospitals Research Camden (NJ) Health Insurance and Managed Care New England Journal of Medicine Jeffrey Brenner your-feed-healthcare Mary Naylor The Camden Coalition of Heathcare Providers Source Type: news

The U.S. Spends $2,500 Per Person on Health Care Administrative Costs. Canada Spends $550. Here ’s Why.
Whether it’s interpreting medical bills, struggling to get hospital records, or fighting with an insurance provider, Americans are accustomed to battling bureaucracy to access their health care. But patients’ time and effort are not the only price of this complexity. Administrative costs now make up about 34% of total health care expenditures in the United States—twice the percentage Canada spends, according to a new study published Monday in Annals of Internal Medicine. These costs have increased over the last two decades, mostly due to the growth of private insurers’ overhead. The researchers exa...
Source: TIME: Health - January 6, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Abigail Abrams Tags: Uncategorized Health Care Source Type: news

New Year of 2020 Brings Issues That Fully Challenge All Clinical Laboratory and Anatomic Pathology Leaders
Changes in reimbursement models and federal compliance, as well as tougher payer audits, make it critical clinical laboratory managers are fully informed and prepared for what lies ahead in 2020 Not only does January 1st bring the new year of 2020, but it also brings tough challenges for leaders of the nation’s clinical laboratories and […] (Source: Dark Daily)
Source: Dark Daily - January 6, 2020 Category: Laboratory Medicine Authors: Jude Tags: Laboratory Management and Operations Laboratory News Laboratory Pathology Managed Care Contracts & Payer Reimbursement Management & Operations Source Type: news

Democrats Ask Supreme Court for Quick Decision on Obamacare
The case could end the Affordable Care Act, but keeping the issue in the public eye could help them politically. (Source: NYT)
Source: NYT - January 4, 2020 Category: American Health Authors: Margot Sanger-Katz Tags: Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (2010) United States Politics and Government Health Insurance and Managed Care Law and Legislation Presidential Election of 2020 Source Type: news

Older People Need Geriatricians. Where Will They Come From?
The medical profession has been troubled for years by a persistent shortage of doctors who treat the oldest and sickest patients. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - January 3, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Paula Span Tags: Elderly Doctors Medicine and Health Population United States Politics and Government Health Insurance and Managed Care Source Type: news

Two Boston Health Systems Enter the Growing Direct-to-Consumer Gene Sequencing Market by Opening Preventative Genomics Clinics, but Can Patients Afford the Service?
By offering DTC preventative gene sequencing, hospital leaders hope to help physicians better predict cancer risk and provide more accurate diagnoses Two Boston health systems, Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), are the latest to open preventative gene sequencing clinics and compete with consumer gene sequencing companies, such as 23andMe and Ancestry, […] (Source: Dark Daily)
Source: Dark Daily - January 3, 2020 Category: Laboratory Medicine Authors: Jude Tags: Digital Pathology Instruments & Equipment Laboratory Management and Operations Laboratory News Laboratory Operations Laboratory Pathology Management & Operations Precision Medicine 23andMe AJMC American Journal of Managed Care anatom Source Type: news

It Looks Like Health Insurance, but It ’s Not. ‘Just Trust God,’ Buyers Are Told.
Some state regulators are scrutinizing nonprofit Christian cost-sharing ministries that enroll Americans struggling to pay for medical care, but aren ’t legally bound to cover their members’ claims. (Source: NYT)
Source: NYT - January 2, 2020 Category: American Health Authors: Reed Abelson Tags: Health Insurance and Managed Care Regulation and Deregulation of Industry Christian health sharing United States Politics and Government Nonprofit Organizations MultiPlan Inc Liberty HealthShare Religion-State Relations Patient Protection Source Type: news

Christian Health Cost-Sharing Ministries Offer No Guarantees
Some state regulators are scrutinizing nonprofit groups that enroll Americans struggling to pay for medical care, but aren ’t legally bound to cover their members’ claims. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - January 2, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Reed Abelson Tags: Health Insurance and Managed Care Regulation and Deregulation of Industry Christian health sharing United States Politics and Government Nonprofit Organizations MultiPlan Inc Liberty HealthShare Religion-State Relations Patient Protection Source Type: news

Annual Medicaid report card: Here's how CareSource fared
CareSource tied for the No. 1 spot among all privately managed Medicaid plans in Ohio, according to the latest report card from the state. The Dayton-based nonprofit insurer scored 18 out of 25 stars on this year's report card from the Ohio Department of Medicaid. Paramount Advantage, a managed care plan offered by ProMedica affiliate Paramount Care Inc., also received 18 stars. The annual scorecard breaks down the performance of Oh io's five managed care providers using several metrics. Performance… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - December 31, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jacob Fisher Source Type: news

In the U.S., an Angioplasty Costs $32,000. Elsewhere? Maybe $6,400.
A study of international prices finds American patients pay much more across a wide array of common services. (Source: NYT)
Source: NYT - December 27, 2019 Category: American Health Authors: Margot Sanger-Katz Tags: Prices (Fares, Fees and Rates) Health Insurance and Managed Care Presidential Election of 2020 Hospitals Source Type: news

Patient Share of Out-of-Network Costs Rising
TUESDAY, Dec. 24, 2019 -- The out-of-pocket costs for out-of-network (OON) care grew rapidly for privately insured Americans from 2012 to 2017, according to a study published in the December issue of the American Journal of Managed Care. Wendy Yi... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - December 24, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Harvard Researchers Study Whether Joint Commission Accrediting Results in Better Outcomes for Patients and Whether Accredited Hospitals Produce Better Outcomes than State-Reviewed Hospitals
In response to Harvard’s conclusions, the Joint Commission claimed the study contained “factual errors” and “multiple methodological flaws” in strong rebuttals to findings Today’s emphasis on value-based healthcare rewards hospitals, physicians, clinical laboratories, and other healthcare service providers for improved patient outcomes. But does hospital accreditation play a role in those improved outcomes? A study […] (Source: Dark Daily)
Source: Dark Daily - December 23, 2019 Category: Laboratory Medicine Authors: Jude Tags: Compliance, Legal, and Malpractice Laboratory Management and Operations Laboratory News Laboratory Operations Laboratory Pathology Managed Care Contracts & Payer Reimbursement Source Type: news

Sutter Health to Pay $575 Million to Settle Antitrust Lawsuit
The deal resolves allegations of anti-competitive behavior by the large hospital system in Northern California. (Source: NYT)
Source: NYT - December 20, 2019 Category: American Health Authors: Katie Thomas Tags: Sutter Health Health Insurance and Managed Care Hospitals Suits and Litigation (Civil) Xavier Becerra Antitrust Laws and Competition Issues your-feed-healthcare Source Type: news

Does Medicaid managed care impact obstetrical care and birth outcomes?
(Mary Ann Liebert, Inc./Genetic Engineering News) A new study shows that among a set of disadvantaged women, Medicaid managed care reduces the women's access to high-quality hospital services during pregnancy and delivery and was associated with worse birth outcomes, worse prenatal care, and a higher risk of inappropriate gestational weight gain. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - December 20, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

3 Legal Experts on What the Obamacare Ruling Really Means
With the future of the law in limbo, we asked them to explain what might happen now that an appeals court has sent the case back to a lower court. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - December 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jan Hoffman Tags: Decisions and Verdicts Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (2010) Law and Legislation Health Insurance and Managed Care United States Politics and Government Republican Party Supreme Court (US) United States Court of Appeals for the F Source Type: news

Obamacare Ruling May Spare Republicans Some Political Pain
The practical effect of the decision is likely to be months of delays, pushing the final outcome of the case beyond the 2020 election. (Source: NYT)
Source: NYT - December 19, 2019 Category: American Health Authors: Margot Sanger-Katz Tags: Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (2010) Presidential Election of 2020 United States Politics and Government Health Insurance and Managed Care Law and Legislation Source Type: news

When in Distress, Try Sonnets
Large in scope but small in size, the sonnet encapsulates infinitely malleable spirits within a finite frame, as we do. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - December 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Susan Gubar Tags: Poetry and Poets Cancer Health Insurance and Managed Care Blacks Race and Ethnicity Source Type: news

Obamacare Insurance Mandate Is Struck Down by Federal Appeals Court
But the judges sent the case back to determine if other parts of the federal health care law can stand without the mandate. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - December 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Abby Goodnough Tags: Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (2010) United States Politics and Government Health Insurance and Managed Care Law and Legislation Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (2017) Decisions and Verdicts Appeals Courts (US) Suits and Litigation (Civil Source Type: news

Community Care, Inc. to Begin Certification Process to Deliver Family Care Services to Dane County
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) received notification from Care Wisconsin and My Choice Family Care managed care organizations (MCOs) of their intent to merge into one entity effective January 1, 2020. Both entities provide services within Wisconsin ’s Family Care program in Dane county. Family Care is a Wisconsin long-term care program operating in all 72 Wisconsin counties that helps frail elders and adults with disabilities get the services they need to remain in their homes...(see release) (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - December 18, 2019 Category: Hospital Management Authors: goodsesjfs Source Type: news

CMS: Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is seeking comment on the following items: 1) Medicaid Managed Care Regulations; 2) Testing Experience and Functional Tools: Functional Assessment Standardized Items (FASI) Based on the CARE Tool; 3) Review and Approval Process for Waivers for State Innovation; 4) Medicaid Program Face-to-Face Requirements for Home Health Services and Supporting Regulations; 5) Advance Beneficiary Notice of Noncoverage (ABN); and 6) Administrative Simplification HIPAA Compliance Review. Comments are due by January 17, 2020. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - December 18, 2019 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Doctors Win Again, in Cautionary Tale for Democrats
Surprise billing legislation suddenly stalls. Like “Medicare for all,” the proposal would have lowered the pay of some physicians. (Source: NYT)
Source: NYT - December 17, 2019 Category: American Health Authors: Margot Sanger-Katz Tags: Health Insurance and Managed Care Prices (Fares, Fees and Rates) Law and Legislation Lobbying and Lobbyists Medicare United States Politics and Government Source Type: news

House Votes to Give the Government the Power to Negotiate Drug Prices
The high-profile measure would curb the price of prescription drugs and extend more benefits to Medicare beneficiaries. (Source: NYT)
Source: NYT - December 13, 2019 Category: American Health Authors: Sheryl Gay Stolberg Tags: House of Representatives Drugs (Pharmaceuticals) Law and Legislation United States Politics and Government Health Insurance and Managed Care Elections, House of Representatives Trump, Donald J Medicare Health and Human Services Department Source Type: news

Federal Watchdog Questions Billions of Dollars Paid to Private Medicare Plans
A new report from the inspector general ’s office criticized insurers for overstating patients’ illnesses without adequate documentation to obtain more federal money. (Source: NYT)
Source: NYT - December 12, 2019 Category: American Health Authors: Reed Abelson Tags: Health Insurance and Managed Care Medicare Advantage America ' s Health Insurance Plans Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Inspectors General your-feed-healthcare Source Type: news

The I.R.S. Sent a Letter to 3.9 Million People. It Saved Some of Their Lives.
The study was an accident. The results show the positive effects of health insurance. (Source: NYT)
Source: NYT - December 10, 2019 Category: American Health Authors: Sarah Kliff Tags: Health Insurance and Managed Care Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (2010) Research Deaths (Fatalities) Source Type: news

We Beat Sleep Apnea. It Should Be Easier for You to Do It, Too.
The consequences of ignoring the condition can be severe, but the health system puts up barriers to treatment. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - December 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Aaron E. Carroll and Austin Frakt Tags: Apnea (Sleep Disorder) Health Insurance and Managed Care Traffic Accidents and Safety Snoring Source Type: news

Ban on Surprise Medical Bills May Pass After All
Congress is close to a deal that would help patients by resolving billing disputes between doctors and insurance companies. (Source: NYT)
Source: NYT - December 8, 2019 Category: American Health Authors: Margot Sanger-Katz Tags: Health Insurance and Managed Care Emergency Medical Treatment Law and Legislation Prices (Fares, Fees and Rates) Ambulances Source Type: news

Scottsdale managed care company recruits Dallas exec as president, COO
A month after Scottsdale managed care giant Magellan Health Inc. selected Ken Fasola, a high-profile Dallas health care services executive as its new CEO, Fasola has recruited another Texas business leader into the company's C-suite. James Murray was named president and chief operating officer of Magellan Health (Nasdaq: MTHS), a newly created position, effective Dec. 9. He will lead Magellan's Behavioral and Specialty Health and Complete Care business segments. Murray previously was president… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - December 8, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Greg Barr Source Type: news

Scottsdale managed care company recruits Dallas exec as president, COO
A month after Scottsdale managed care giant Magellan Health Inc. selected Ken Fasola, a high-profile Dallas health care services executive as its new CEO, Fasola has recruited another Texas business leader into the company's C-suite. James Murray was named president and chief operating officer of Magellan Health (Nasdaq: MTHS), a newly created position, effective Dec. 9. He will lead Magellan's Behavioral and Specialty Health and Complete Care business segments. Murray previously was president… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - December 8, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Greg Barr Source Type: news

Two New Drugs Help Relieve Sickle-Cell Disease. But Who Will Pay?
Adakveo and Oxbryta could be revolutionary treatments, but each costs about $100,000 per year and must be taken for life. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - December 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Gina Kolata Tags: Drugs (Pharmaceuticals) Health Insurance and Managed Care Sickle Cell Anemia Prices (Fares, Fees and Rates) Stroke Clinical Trials Hemoglobin Food and Drug Administration Novartis AG Global Blood Therapeutics Source Type: news

Health Spending Grew Modestly, New Analysis Finds
For the first time in many years, the government reported that spending on health care last year grew more slowly than the economy overall. (Source: NYT)
Source: NYT - December 5, 2019 Category: American Health Authors: Abby Goodnough and Margot Sanger-Katz Tags: Health Insurance and Managed Care Drugs (Pharmaceuticals) United States Economy United States Politics and Government Prices (Fares, Fees and Rates) Medicare Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (2010) Medicaid Health and Human Servi Source Type: news

Hospitals Sue Trump to Keep Negotiated Prices Secret
The administration wants to require hospitals to reveal the rates they privately negotiate with insurers for all sorts of procedures, amid the public outcry over surprise medical bills. (Source: NYT)
Source: NYT - December 4, 2019 Category: American Health Authors: Reed Abelson Tags: Hospitals Health Insurance and Managed Care Suits and Litigation (Civil) United States Politics and Government Prices (Fares, Fees and Rates) Federation of American Hospitals Trump, Donald J Health and Human Services Department American Ho Source Type: news