To reduce health spending, Amazon is now paying for employees with cancer to travel to Los Angeles to see leading specialists at City of Hope health system, Melanie Evans reports for the Wall Street Journal.
Candidates seeking the 2020 Democratic nomination for president during Tuesday's primary debate touched on several health care topics, including abortion, the U.S. opioid epidemic, and so-called "Medicare-for-All" proposals—but some recent research suggests the candidates did not discuss the health care issues voters most wanted to hear about.
CMS is not adequately overseeing the hundreds of millions of dollars being spent on administrative costs to implement Medicaid work requirements, according to a report released Thursday by the Government Accountability Office.
More than three-quarters of Medicare Advantage (MA) beneficiaries with prescription drug coverage are expected to enroll in plans with four- or five-star ratings for the 2020 coverage year, according to CMS quality star ratings data released Friday.
A long-time smoker, John Steffen turned to e-cigarettes five years ago to kick the habit—a decision that doctors now believe led to his death this past spring, Julie Bosman reports for the New York Times.
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