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CMS Completes Historic Price Transparency Initiative

Final rule delivers on President Trump’s commitment to the American people Today, under President Trump’s leadership, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) along with the Departments of... Read More

Healthiest Award: Healthy culture is crucial for a healthy workplace

While specific benefits and special programs can help ensure a healthy workforce, the COVID-19 pandemic has shown that having a healthy culture is crucial to helping organizations and their employees... Read More

CMS Releases Medicaid and CHIP Enrollment Trends Snapshot Showing COVID-19 Impact on Enrollment

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released its first monthly Medicaid and CHIP Enrollment Trends Snapshot today. This new summary report captures impacts of the coronavirus disease... Read More

Radiologists get reprieve after Senate, Trump finalize bill to extend Medicare loan repayment terms

The U.S. Senate has approved legislation that will extend repayment terms of Medicare advances granted to physicians during the coronavirus pandemic. President Donald Trump signed the measure late... Read More

House passes government funding bill, including plan to extend Medicare loan repayments

The House Tuesday evening handed a bipartisan invoice that may fund the federal government by way of Dec. 11 and chill out Medicare loan phrases for healthcare suppliers. Lawmakers handed the... Read More

10 states with the fewest, most COVID-19 restrictions

Hawaii is the state with the most COVID-19 restrictions, and South Dakota is the state with the fewest, according to an analysis by WalletHub, a personal finance website.  To identify the states with... Read More

Apple and Google pivot from app strategy, will release COVID-19 contact tracing system in next software updates

Apple and Google will build their joint COVID-19 notification system into future versions of their respective iOS and Android operating systems, no longer requiring users to download separate apps to... Read More

CMS needs another year to work on anticipated changes to the physician self-referral rule

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is pushing back the timeline on anticipated modifications to the physician self-referral rule until August 2021, the agency revealed Wednesday. CMS... Read More

Walmart is committed to health center expansion, CEO says

Walmart President and CEO Doug McMillon said the retail giant remains committed to expanding its freestanding health centers, despite the departure earlier this month of the executive who helped... Read More

Appropriate Use Criteria Program

  NOTICE: The EDUCATIONAL AND OPERATIONS TESTING PERIOD for the AUC Program has been extended through CY 2021. There are no payment consequences associated with the AUC program during CY 2020 and CY... Read More

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