CMS recently announced that 774 hospitals will face Medicare payment cuts in fiscal year 2021 under Medicare's Hospital-Acquired Condition Reduction Program. See which hospitals were penalized on our interactive map.
The Biden administration has announced that President Biden plans to nominate Chiquita Brooks-LaSure as CMS administrator and has named Liz Fowler as head of CMS' Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation. Here's what you need to know about Brooks-LaSure and Fowler—and what they mean for the administration's future policy priorities, according to Advisory Board's Heather Bell.
The United States on Monday reached a grim milestone, reporting a total of more than 500,000 American deaths linked to the novel coronavirus since the country's epidemic began. But officials say the country now has a chance to turn the epidemic's tide—though success will rely on the vaccine rollout, the effect of new variants of the virus, and more.
Sens. Michael Bennet and Tim Kaine on Wednesday released a bill to create a so-called "public option" health plan that would be sold through the Affordable Care Act's exchanges and compete with private exchange plans, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from the District of Columbia, Florida, and New Jersey.