Currently, the federal government and states share in all costs associated with running the Medicaid program.
The promise of academic medicine is to create new knowledge, train the next generation of practitioners and advance standards of patient care.
As the opioid crisis in the United States continues to deepen—with opioid overdoses claiming 42,000 lives in 20161—policymakers, providers, advocates and other stakeholders are seeking out all available resources in an attempt to fight back.
On October 6, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) approved West Virginia’s “Creating a Continuum of Care for Medicaid Enrollees with Substance Use Disorders” Section 1115 demonstration.
Both the House-passed American Health Care Act (AHCA) and the Senate’s draft Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA) of 2017 propose major changes to Medicaid’s financing structure.
On June 22, Senate leadership released its proposed substitute for the House-passed American Health Care Act (AHCA), the Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017 (BCRA), as a discussion draft.
Antitrust enforcement and litigation had a big year in 2016. In this article, we look back at the most significant cases for the healthcare industry over the last year to identify key trends to watch for in 2017.
In a Republican sweep of all the elected branches of the federal government, Donald Trump won the presidential election and Republicans retained control of the House and Senate.