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Supreme Court upholds ACA in 7-2 decision, leaving intact landmark US health law during pandemic

The Supreme Court on Thursday issued an opinion upholding the Affordable Care Act by a 7-2 vote, allowing millions to keep their insurance coverage amid the coronavirus pandemic. In the decision, the... Read More

Empowered doctors, staff foster low medical practice burnout, poll finds

Dive Brief: A new study in Health Affairs found a correlation between lack of burnout and the overall cultural health and resiliency of medical practices. Researchers surveyed 715 medical practices... Read More

Advice on optimizing an independent private radiology practice and keeping out corporate infiltrators

While independent private practice had served as the dominant model in radiology for years, that has changed post-2000 for myriad reasons. But despite corporate forces’ growing foray into the... Read More

Senate acts to push back 2% Medicare sequester to year’s end

What's the news: The U.S. Senate voted 90–2 in favor of an agreement reached by Majority Leader Charles Schumer and Minority Leader Mitch McConnell to extend the 2% Medicare sequester moratorium that... Read More

As Medicare sequester cut extension deadline looms, AHA urges Senate to act

Dive Brief: A House bill passed Friday that would extend the pause on Medicare sequester cuts through December still awaits Senate action, with a looming March 31 deadline before the cuts go back... Read More

What you need to know about the coronavirus variants

Viruses are always mutating and taking on new forms. The coronavirus has thousands of variants that have been identified. But several, including variants first found in the United Kingdom, South... Read More

Providers request more time to review prior authorization rule changes

The Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission, known as MACPAC, sent a letter to CMS Administrator Seema Verma saying healthcare providers need more time to review the agency's proposed rule to... Read More

Provider-friendly surprise billing fix, more funds for hospitals in year-end spending bill

If passed, the massive package includes another round of direct payments to individuals, loans for small businesses and enhanced unemployment benefits. It doesn't include liability protections for... Read More

HHS Proposes Modifications to the HIPAA Privacy Rule to Empower Patients, Improve Coordinated Care, and Reduce Regulatory Burdens

Today, the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announces proposed changes to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)... Read More

Bipartisan fix for 'surprise' medical bills hits roadblock with powerful chairman

A broad bipartisan effort to pass legislation protecting patients from massive “surprise” medical bills is now on life support as House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal (D-Mass.) digs... Read More

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