States Reconsider Religious Exemptions for Vaccinations in Child Care

Nov 06, 2023 at 04:23 pm by Staff

  By Matt Volz, KFF Health News More than half the children who attend Munchkin Land Daycare near Billings, Montana, have special needs or compromised immune syste.... Read More

‘Worse Than People Can Imagine’: Medicaid ‘Unwinding’ Breeds Chaos in States

Nov 06, 2023 at 04:12 pm by Staff

  By Phil Galewitz and Katheryn Houghton and Brett Kelman and Samantha Liss  KFF Health News   More than two dozen p.... Read More

AMA Commentary: Medicare Payment Cuts “Thin Gruel” for Seniors, Physicians 

Nov 03, 2023 at 11:47 am by Staff

  Jesse M. Ehrenfeld, M.D., M.P.H. President, American Medical Association has expressed his displeasure with the new Medicare physician payment schedule released t.... Read More

Calendar Year (CY) 2024 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Final Rule

Nov 02, 2023 at 09:25 pm by Staff

  On November 2, 2023, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a final rule that announces finalized policy changes for Medicare payments under the.... Read More

CMS Finalizes Physician Payment Rule that Advances Health Equity

Nov 02, 2023 at 09:24 pm by Staff

Final policies will expand behavioral health services, advance the President’s Cancer Moonshot, support family caregivers, and accelerate value-based care   The C.... Read More

No Surprises Act Independent Dispute Resolution Process Proposed Rule Fact Sheet

Oct 30, 2023 at 06:45 pm by Staff

In the Federal Independent Dispute Resolution (IDR) Operations proposed rule released Oct. 27, the Departments of Health and Human Services, Labor, and the Treasury (the Depar.... Read More

Health Workers Reporting Harassment, Symptoms of Poor Mental Health, and Difficult Working Conditions

Oct 30, 2023 at 06:41 pm by Staff

More than double the number of health workers reported harassment at work in 2022 than in 2018. This may include threats, bullying, verbal abuse, or other actions from patient.... Read More

FDA Raises Concerns About Probiotic Products Sold for Use in Hospitalized Preterm Infants

Oct 30, 2023 at 06:31 pm by Staff

As part of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s commitment to protecting public health, the agency is advising the public, including healthcare providers, of the poss.... Read More

TMA Sets Legislative Agenda Ahead of 2024 Tennessee General Assembly

Oct 24, 2023 at 07:25 pm by Staff

                                                 .... Read More

Feds Try to Head Off Growing Problem of Overdoses Among Expectant Mothers

Oct 23, 2023 at 08:12 pm by Staff

  By Jazmin Orozco Rodriguez and Katheryn Houghton, KFF Health News   When Andria Peterson began working as a clinical pharmacist in the pediatric.... Read More