The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit dismissed the lawsuit after Kentucky's recently elected governor, Andy Beshear (D), withdrew the state's Medicaid waiver to implement the work requirements, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from Georgia, Kentucky, and New York.
While it often seems like the nation's biggest health care debates happen on the federal level, states often serve as testing grounds for innovative policy ideas—and we can expect that to continue in 2020. Here are three key ways states could help to transform health care this year.
Nurses are the most honest and trusted profession in America, according to a new Gallup poll—and Advisory Board's Anne Herleth and Lauren Rewers are not surprised. They outline the best way hospitals can provide nurses the time and support to top the list every year.
On Monday, six major drugstore chains—including CVS, Rite Aid, and Walgreens—filed a lawsuit in the ongoing opioid litigation arguing that physicians and other health care practitioners who write opioid prescriptions should be held liable for contributing to the opioid epidemic, not the pharmacists.
A federal appeals court on Wednesday refused to lift a lower court's nationwide injunction blocking the Trump administration from enforcing its so-called "public charge" rule, which would allow federal officials to consider whether immigrants are receiving or are likely to receive Medicaid or other public benefits when reviewing their residency applications.
A program designed to reduce health care spending and improve health care quality among "super-utilizers" did not result in lower hospital costs or fewer readmissions, according to a study published Thursday in the New England Journal of Medicine. Advisory Board's Solomon Banjo and Darby Sullivan share why the study doesn't mean hospitals should "slash and burn" current programs based on the approach.