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Modern Healthcare staffers named finalists for Jesse H. Neal Awards
22 Feb 2018 at 12:26pm
Shelby Livingston, reporter; Fan Fei, digital graphics producer; Pat Fanelli, art director; Harris Meyer, senior reporter, and Merrill Goozner, editor emeritus, were named finalists for their work across Modern Healthcare's Coverage.
Beyond 'Obamacare': New liberal plan on healthcare overhaul
22 Feb 2018 at 7:36am
A major liberal policy group is raising the ante in the healthcare debate with a new plan that builds on Medicare to guarantee coverage for all.
House kicks off opioid legislative agenda, but appropriators will steer the m...
22 Feb 2018 at 1:45pm
The House turns to opioids as its last big healthcare push before midterm elections, but appropriators will make the funding decisions for the next few years of the epidemic.
HHS deletes budget request for $11.5 billion in risk-corridor funding
22 Feb 2018 at 10:00am
The HHS walked back the request to fund the Affordable Care Act's risk-corridor program after health insurers suing for those payments said the budget item strengthened their cases.
Industry urges CMS to continue ACA wraparound coverage option
22 Feb 2018 at 12:37pm
Health benefit managers have called on the CMS to continue a little-known Affordable Care Act provision that allows employers to offer limited, supplemental coverage for individual market plans.
Maryland ponders ways to stabilize health insurance markets
22 Feb 2018 at 7:17am
To help steady its struggling healthcare exchange, Maryland is considering steps some other states have taken to stabilize insurance markets: revive a sort of insurance for insurers.
Senate agrees to White House demands for accountability in VA Choice reforms
22 Feb 2018 at 9:00am
Senators are close to releasing a deal on the VA Choice program, and the Trump administration and a Koch-financed veterans group score a win with inclusion of a key provision that would let veterans opt for private providers if VA facilities don't...
Mercy Health and Bon Secours to merge
21 Feb 2018 at 12:00pm
Mercy Health and Bon Secours Health System plan to merge, forming a 43-hospital organization that serves seven states with $8 billion in net operating revenue, the systems announced Wednesday.
Wisconsin's GOP to try for reinsurance waiver as 2018 midterms loom
21 Feb 2018 at 10:00am
The Wisconsin Legislature has approved conservative Gov. Scott Walker's plan to set up an individual market reinsurance fund before a contentious election cycle. But some of the state's progressives have blasted the move as pure politics.
Treatment-resistant depression doubles patient healthcare costs
21 Feb 2018 at 12:00pm
Patients with treatment-resistant forms of depression are a major driver of healthcare costs, according to a new study, and researchers say that should encourage the industry to develop new therapies.