Medicare

    • Capsules: Medicare Modifies Controversial Hospice Drug Rule

      Check out what else is new on KHN's blog, Capsules.

      (Daily Report) Jul 21

    • First Edition: July, 21, 2014

      Today's early morning highlights from the major news organizations, including a story about an effort by regulators to widen insurer networks, as well as a range of other health policy developments.

      (Daily Report) Jul 21

    • Research Roundup: ACA Lawsuit Primer; ACA Strategies In 4 States

      This week's studies come from the National Health Law Program, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, The Kaiser Family Foundation, the Heritage Foundation, the Annals of Internal Medicine and the American Journal of Preventive Medicine.

      (Daily Report) Jul 18

    • First Edition: July 18, 2014

      Today's early morning highlights from the major news organizations, including reports on UnitedHealthcare's move toward the health law's insurance marketplaces and the latest on the Securities and Exchange Commission investigation into insider trading related to a health policy change.

      (Daily Report) Jul 18

    • First Edition: July 17, 2014

      Today's early morning highlights from the major news organizations, including reports about how Capitol Hill politics are impacting health care policy.

      (Daily Report) Jul 17

    • CBO: Slowed Federal Health Spending Yields Savings

      Federal spending on health care has slowed sharply, partly as a result of the federal health care law, reports the Congressional Budget Office. But the changes are not sufficient to resolve the nation's long-term debt, the report finds.

      (Daily Report) Jul 16

    • State Highlights: Health Insurance Changes Catch Detroit Teachers Off Guard

      A selection of health policy stories from Michigan, Tennessee, California, Wisconsin, New York and North Carolina.

      (Daily Report) Jul 16

    • Viewpoints: Lower Health Spending Is Welcome News; Media Bias Against Health Law Success

      A selection of editorials and opinions on health care from around the country.

      (Daily Report) Jul 16

    • First Edition: July 16, 2014

      Today's early morning highlights from the major news organizations, including reports about the Congressional Budget Office's latest estimate on federal health care spending.

      (Daily Report) Jul 16

    • Florida Hospital To Pay $1M Settlement In False Claims Case

      The settlement comes in what has been a closely watched Medicare overbilling case filed against Halifax Hospital. The Department of Justice still must sign off on the settlement. Advocate Health and Hospitals Corp. swatted away a class-action suit over last summer's data breach, but more are pending. Also in the news, a possible health worker strike in New York, and a North Carolina mayor walks to Washington to focus attention on the difficulties of rural hospitals.

      (Daily Report) Jul 15