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  • Employers’ measures to control rising health insurance premiums
  • Federal regulatory proposals to help reduce medical errors
  • Government and private payer’s initiatives to control spiraling drug costs
  • Health IT incentives for state Medicaid programs
  • Health system reform:
    • Access to insurance
    • Quality improvement initiatives
    • Cost containment efforts
  • HIPAA privacy rule enforcement
  • Medicare drug benefit regulations
  • State efforts to cope with Medicaid expansion, cost growth
  • State efforts to curb rapidly rising medical malpractice insurance premiums
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  • ERISA provisions affecting employer group health plans
  • Federal and state health-insurance regulations
  • Federal health care reform legislation and regulations
  • Medicare, Medicaid, and Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP)
  • Tax laws and IRS regulations

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CMS Issues Proposed Mental Health Parity Rule for Medicaid, CHIP Plans
April 13
OMB Reviewing Penalty Proposal For 340B Drug Discount Program
April 13
ACA Provision Blocks Hospital's Challenge To HHS's Method of Calculating DSH Payment
April 13
Rising Prices of Drugs Unsustainable, Consumer Groups, NAMD, Others Say
April 13
CMS Bumps Up MA Rates for 2016, In Light of New Data From Previous Years
April 13
Patient-Centered Outcome Fee Increases 4 Percent for Policies Ending Before Oct. 1
April 13
House Lawmakers Announce New Caucus To Raise Awareness of Public Health Issues
April 13
Senators Request More Funding For HHS to Combat Rx Drug Abuse
April 13
FTC Sees Need for ONC's Interoperability Roadmap to Address Health-Care Competition
April 13
Initial Guidance on ACA's Cadillac Tax Will Be ‘Conversation Starters,' Official Says
April 13
Recipients of Erroneous Marketplace Forms May File for Extension to Avoid ACA Penalties
April 13
Participation in Incentive Programs Higher Than Expected, but Attestation Rates Low
April 13
Survey Results Cast Doubt on Smooth ICD-10 Transition, Industry Group Says
April 13
Seventh Circuit Hears From Government, College in Contraceptive Mandate Debate
April 13
Final Brief Filed in Administration's Bid to Dismiss House's ACA Lawsuit
April 13
Governor Casts Doubt on Medicaid Expansion, Presses Feds on Hospital Funding
April 13
Governor Signs New Law Clarifying State Authority to Investigate PBM Pricing
April 13
Court Grants TRO in Suit Alleging Violations Of Medicaid Law for Terminated Enrollees
April 13
New Law Allows Pharmacists To Make Biologic Drug Substitutions
April 13
Law Requires Pharmacists to Notify Doctors When Biosimilar Drugs Dispensed
April 13
State Repeals Rule Requiring Drugmakers To Report Annual Spending on Advertising
April 13
Drug Manufacturer to Pay $25M to Resolve Allegations of Inflated Medicaid Drug Prices
April 13
Governor Asks Maker of Drug to Reverse Opiate Overdoses to Halt Spike in Pricing
April 13
Coalition Formed to Advocate For Health-Care Transparency
April 13
Health Execs Launch Initiative to Make Data Transferable to Other Devices, Systems
April 13
The Opportunities and Constraints of the ACA's State Innovation Waivers
April 13
States Should View Expansion Under ACA As More Than Cost Proposition, Report Says
April 13
Health-Care Coverage, Cost Issues Vary Among Four Largest States, Study Finds
April 13
Study of Blues Program Shows Incentives Can Improve Primary Care Within FFS Model
April 13
Slowdown in Health Cost Growth Likely Due to ACA, but Effect Hard to Measure
April 13
Avalere: Federal Exchanges Performed Better Than State Exchanges for Enrollment in 2015
April 13
Enrollment in Private Exchanges Projected to Double to 6 Million in 2015
April 13
Report Lists EHR Data Integrity Among Top 10 Patient Safety Concerns for 2015
April 13
Drug Alert Program May Improve Patient Safety in ACOs, Study Finds
April 13
Spending More on Cancer Care Yields Better Outcomes, Researcher Says
April 13
REGULATORY CALENDAR
April 13
Supreme Court Says Providers Can't Sue States to Force Increase in Medicaid Pay
April 6
High Court Ruling on Provider Lawsuits Could Limit Beneficiaries' Access to Care
April 6
ONC Announces New IT Tools for States Participating in CMS Innovation Program
April 6
CMS Urges Congress to Pass ‘Doc Fix' As Numerous Extender Provisions Expire
April 6
Senators Urge Continuing Funds To Support Community Health Centers
April 6
ACA Has Helped U.S. Economy, White House Economic Adviser Says
April 6
Expect Final SBC Rules in ‘Near Future,' Template by January 2016, Agencies Say
April 6
Senators Query HHS About Managing COIs Concerning Acting CMS Head, UnitedHealth
April 6
36,000 Tax Filers Signed Up for ACA Plans Using Special Enrollment, CMS Says
April 6
IRS Reduces Affordable Care Act Fee For Expatriate Health Plan Providers
April 6
Religious Nonprofit Plaintiffs Seek Rehearing In Third Circuit Contraceptive Mandate Case
April 6
MedPAC Adopts Recommendations Affecting RACs' Audits of Hospitals
April 6
HHS Chief Technology Officer To Step Down From Post by May
April 6
FDA Recommends Health-Care Facilities Implement New Scope Cleaning Instructions
April 6
CMS Releases Documents on Paying For Biosimilars in Medicare, Medicaid
April 6
Apple Watch, Other Consumer Products Get FDA Attention as Part of Tech Boom
April 6
Talks on Hospital Funding Suspended; Senate Advances Medicaid Expansion
April 6
State Halts Construction of Exchange, Opts to Lease HealthCare.gov Platform
April 6
Governor Signs Mental Health Parity Bill, Others on Drug Authorization, Telemedicine
April 6
New Law Requires Health Plans To Cover Telehealth When Appropriate
April 6
Lawmakers Pass Budget Legislation With $45M for Health Information Network
April 6
Supreme Court Affirms Approval of Plan To Cut Medicaid Coverage for Legal Aliens
April 6
State Misallocated $28M in Costs To Insurance Exchange, OIG Report Says
April 6
Health Plan Enrollment in State Grew By Nearly 7 Percent in ACA's First Year
April 6
State Proposes Amended Regulations On Drug Compounding for Pharmacies
April 6
Safety Culture Can Protect Organizations From IT Mishaps, Joint Commission Says
April 6
Aetna Reduces Patient OOP Costs For Most HIV Drugs After Group's Complaint
April 6
United's OptumRx to Combine With Rx Benefit Manager Catamaran
April 6
GAO: CHIP Plans Generally Cheaper For Consumers Than Exchange Plans
April 6
Insurance Plans Falling Short in Coverage For Mental Health, Advocacy Group Says
April 6
Report: $5.8 Billion in ACA Advance Tax Credits Disbursed in Early FY 2015
April 6
Study Says MA Plan Ratings Should Account For Worse Outcomes of Poorer Beneficiaries
April 6
Less Than 20 Percent of MA Enrollment In Employer Plans, Health Plan Analyst Finds
April 6
Self-Insured Plan Assets Jump $35B In Three Years, DOL Reporting Data Says
April 6
EBRI: Fewer Employers Contributing to HRAs, HSAs
April 6
CONGRESSIONAL CALENDAR
April 6
REGULATORY CALENDAR
April 6
CONFERENCES
April 6
HHS Releases Breakdown of Enrollees In Affordable Care Act Insurance Exchanges
March 16
ACA Enrolls 11.7 Million For 2015 Health Coverage
March 16
Group Outlines $215B in Health Cuts To Fund Permanent Physician Pay Fix
March 16
Bipartisan House Group Asks CMS Not to Cut Pay to Medicare Advantage Plans
March 16
Hospital Groups Support Bills That Would Alter Medicare's Readmissions Penalties
March 16
Medicare Providers to Assume Greater Risk, Garner Bigger Savings Under New ACO Model
March 16
CBO Says President Obama's Budget Has Net Medicare Cut of $240 Billion
March 16
HealthCare.gov CEO Tells Insurers To Submit Data Needed for Risk Adjustment
March 16
Industry Groups Say More Work Needed by FDA on Biosimilar Policy
March 16
Senate Democrats Introduce Bill to Provide Free Birth Control for Women on Medicaid
March 16
Supreme Court Returns NRO Mandate Case To Seventh Circuit for Reconsideration
March 16
Hamburg Commits to Full Agency Review Into Infections Linked to Medical Devices
March 16
FDA Taking Actions to Address Safety of Reusable Medical Devices
March 16
IRS Charity Care Report Sent to Congress Under ACA Limited to Hospital Spending Data
March 16
No Need for Charitable Hospitals To Disclose Minor Errors, Omissions
March 16
Weakened Audits Program Endangers Medicare, Group Representing RACs Says
March 16
Comment Letters Urge OIG to Broaden Gainsharing, Access to Care Safe Harbors
March 16
IRS Issues Two ACA-Related Publications
March 16
Final Rule on Excepted Benefits Sent to OMB
March 16
House Scuttles Governor's Proposal To Expand Medicaid to 70,000 People
March 16
Senate Panel OKs Medicaid Alternative, But Lawmakers See Tough Path for Passage
March 16
Uncompensated Care Legislation To Become Law Without Governor's OK
March 16
New Law Gives Terminally Ill Patients Right to Try Experimental Treatments
March 16
Insurance Exchange Boosts Enrollment Of Young, Minority Adults in Second Year
March 16
Extended Period Allows More People To Enroll in QHPs, Medicaid Coverage
March 16
Report: HMO Enrollment Soars As New Medicaid Recipients, Individuals Join
March 16
State's Breach Statute Updated To Add Health Data, Extra Notices
March 16
Behavioral Health Company to Pay $900,000 To Resolve Mental Health Parity Investigation
March 16
Mental Health Group to Pay $304,000 In Settlement Over Altered Medicaid Records
March 16
State Failed to Collect $3 Million In Medicaid Drug Rebates in 2010, OIG Says
March 16
Prime Healthcare Drops Offer to Buy Hospitals, Says Conditions Too Tough
March 16
Employers Urged to Consider Strategy For Cadillac Tax Sooner Rather Than Later
March 16
Outcome Measures Worthwhile Despite Challenges, Executive Says
March 16
Pfizer Executive Suggests Using ‘Creative’ Financing for Costly Drugs
March 16
CBO Trims Estimated Cost of ACA Coverage Provisions by $142 Billion
March 16
Drug Spending Grew in 2014 At Fastest Rate in Decade, Report Says
March 16
Alternative Way to Pay for Expensive New Drugs May Be Needed, RAND Says
March 16
Plan Members Report Highest Satisfaction In California, Northwest, J.D. Power Finds
March 16
PCORI Has Awarded Over $670M To Fund Research Projects, GAO Finds
March 16
CONGRESSIONAL CALENDAR
March 16
REGULATORY CALENDAR
March 16
Divisions Within Supreme Court Seem Clear In Argument Over Availability of Subsidies
March 9
Justice Who Once Tried to Kill ACA Now Seen as Potential Savior
March 9
ACA Subsidies Would Continue After Court Ruling, Republicans Say
March 9
Hatch: ACA Replacement Draft Bill to Be Released Before Key Supreme Court Decision
March 9
House Republicans Outline Alternative to ACA in WSJ Op-Ed
March 9
Supreme Court Ruling Against ACA May Force Action in States
March 9
MFCU Investigations Led to $2B In Medicaid Recoveries in FY 2014
March 9
McCarthy, Ryan Say House Leaders Plan Permanent Repeal of SGR Payment Formula
March 9
Burwell Calls on Hospitals To Help Educate Newly Insured
March 9
Groups Urge Delayed Effective Date For Summary of Benefits, Coverage Rules
March 9
Physician Groups Urge CMS to Develop Contingencies for Potential ICD-10 Failures
March 9
Final Rule Should Attract Providers, Ensure Quality Gains, Consultants Say
March 9
CMS Official Questions How Much Coordination Needed Among Payers
March 9
More Doctor Groups Get Increases Than Cuts Under CMS's Value-Based Modifier Program
March 9
CMS's Online Discussion of Transition To Value-Based Payment Set for March 25
March 9
Physician Groups Back House Bill To Repeal Independent Payment Board
March 9
Senate Bill Would Prevent Full Payment To Medicaid Providers With Tax Liabilities
March 9
FDA Launches First Mobile App Containing Drug Shortage Information
March 9
Deadline Extended for Farmers, Fishermen Awaiting Corrected Health Tax Credit Forms
March 9
State Get CMS Approval to Provide Premium Aid Under Medicaid Expansion
March 9
House Panel Kills Medicaid Expansion; Passes Smaller Plan to Cover ‘Medically Frail’
March 9
Lawmakers Eager to Improve Access, Increase Rates for Medicaid Providers
March 9
Law Allows Ending Risk Pool Coverage For People With Access to ACA Coverage
March 9
Governor Proposes Some Health Cuts, Keeps Current Funding Level for Hospitals
March 9
Health Exchange to Offer Special April ‘Tax Season’ Enrollment Period
March 9
Congressional Employees Can Buy Insurance On D.C. Small Business Exchange, Court Says
March 9
Legislature Approves Legislation To Delay E-Prescription Requirement
March 9
ACLU Sues State to Enforce Requirement For Public Hospitals to Perform Abortions
March 9
Court Upholds Statute Allowing MCOs to Sue Medicaid Patients Over Third-Party Payments
March 9
Novartis Wins FDA Approval To Sell First Biosimilar in U.S.
March 9
Consumer Group Warns Hospitals Against Partnerships With Screening Test Company
March 9
Michigan Blues, U. Michigan Health System Launch Project on Genetic Testing Practices
March 9
Second Year of ACA Has Good Sign-Ups but More Market Information Needed
March 9
CMS Report Cites ‘Clear Progress' In Improving Health-Care Delivery System
March 9
State Medicaid Agencies Should Measure, Report Payment Integrity Progress, GAO Says
March 9
GAO Finds Continuing Problems Despite Improvements to HealthCare.gov
March 9
Study: Physician Shortage Will Worsen If Community Health GME Funding Runs Out
March 9
Most Employers Anticipate Overhauling Health Plans in Coming Years, Survey Finds
March 9
Progressive Group Urges ACA Changes To Counteract ‘Cost Shift’ to Employees
March 9
Actuaries Say ACA Small Group Change Could Affect 3 Million
March 9
State Right-to-Try Laws for Experimental Therapies Popular, but Effect Minimal
March 9
OIG Report Points to Savings From Part B Drug Price Substitution Policy
March 9
GAO: HHS Should Do More to Disseminate Comparative Effectiveness Research
March 9
CONGRESSIONAL CALENDAR
March 9
REGULATORY CALENDAR
March 9
Republicans Release CHIP Funding Draft; Stakeholders Express Some Policy Concerns
March 2
HHS Official Says Some Enrollees Not Getting Correct 2015 Subsidies
March 2
CMS Releases Wide-Ranging Final Rule On Requirements for 2016 Exchanges
March 2
Congressional Republicans Ask Governors For Input on Their Health-Reform Proposal
March 2
IRS Issues Initial ‘Cadillac' Tax Guidance, Welcomes Comments on Various Topics
March 2
IRS Notice on ‘Cadillac' Tax Gives Employers Indication of Intention, Asks for Collaboration
March 2
Taxpayers Who Filed Returns Based On Wrong ACA Data Won't Owe U.S.
March 2
House Budget Chairman Tells AMA Short-Term SGR Patch Likely by March 31
March 2
Stakeholders Say They're Preparing For Another Short-Term SGR Patch
March 2
More Than 8.8M Enrolled in ACA Coverage Through Federal Marketplace for 2015
March 2
HHS Focusing on Improving ‘Back End' of HealthCare.gov
March 2
Ways and Means Committee Advances Bills On Medicare Program Integrity, DME, EHRs
March 2
CMS Extends Meaningful Use Attestation Deadline, Citing Concerns From Providers
March 2
OPM Issues Multi-State Plan Rule As Program Expands to 36 States
March 2
Burwell Unaware of Document on Plans If High Court Rules Against ACA Subsidies
March 2
HHS Working to Reduce Backlog Of Claim Appeals, Burwell Tells Hearing
March 2
No Plan in Place Should Supreme Court Strike Down ACA Subsidies, Burwell Says
March 2
Actuaries Call for Rate Revisions If Federal ACA Subsidies Overturned
March 2
HHS Deputy Secretary Stepping Down in March
March 2
Patrick Conway Named to Serve As CMS Principal Deputy Administrator
March 2
Final Rule Sets Up Appeals Process For Secondary Payer Recovery Claims
March 2
Congressional Republicans Tell Obama MA Cuts Will Limit Beneficiary Choices
March 2
Expect New ACO Model for MSSP To Be Unveiled Soon, CMS Official Says
March 2
Integrated Care Models May Be Incompatible With Changing Health System, Speaker Says
March 2
DOJ Official Offers Enforcement Insight At Health-Care Competition Workshop
March 2
CMS Tells Providers to Use ICD-9 Codes For Services Before Oct. 1 Changeover Date
March 2
Senators Ask, ‘Who's in Charge?' Noting Flaws in U.S. Ebola Response
March 2
AMA: Policies to Promote Interoperability Critical to Success of 21st Century Cures
March 2
House Speaker Vows to Block Vote On Governor's Medicaid Expansion Plan
March 2
House Defeats Second-Attempt Bill to Expand Medicaid Under ACA Provision
March 2
State Asks High Court to Overturn Decision on ACA's Medicaid MOE Provision
March 2
Exchange Gives People Facing Tax Penalty For Noncoverage Additional Time to Enroll
March 2
Sign-Ups Sag in Some State-Run Exchanges, Surge in States Using Federal Exchange Site
March 2
Preliminary Numbers Show State Fell Short on Exchange Private Plan Goal
March 2
Hospitals Test ‘Hub-and-Spoke’ Model As Way to Stabilize Rural Health Systems
March 2
Attorney General OKs Conditional Sale Of Nonprofit Hospitals to For-Profit Purchaser
March 2
Court Finds State's Foreign Pharmacy Law Unconstitutional, Preempted by Federal Law
March 2
Drug Breakthroughs Stir Payer Pushback at $5,000 a Month and Up
March 2
23andMe Gains FDA Approval For First Genetic Test Kits
March 2
Several States Pursue Innovative Approaches To Expanding Medicaid Under the ACA
March 2
Most Who Received ACA Subsidies Must Repay Portion of Them, H&R Block Finds
March 2
AHRQ Studies Raise Questions About Docs' Readiness for Next Stage of Meaningful Use
March 2
Medical ID Theft Increases As More U.S. Health Data Go Digital
March 2
No Relief for Employers' Budget Pains in Rx Survey
March 2
CONGRESSIONAL CALENDAR
March 2
REGULATORY CALENDAR
March 2
CONFERENCES
March 2
New ACA Enrollment Period Allowed for Those Owing Penalties
February 23
Burwell Says 2015 ACA Sign-Ups on Track To Meet Goal of 9.1 Million Paid Enrollees
February 23
Data Analysts Say Third-Party Tracking Permitted on HealthCare.gov Excessive
February 23
CMS Outlines Methodology to Determine 2016 Payments Under Basic Health Program
February 23
House Republicans Won't Agree to Fix ACA Provision on Subsidies, Rep. Ryan Says
February 23
Senate Republicans Introduce Anti-ACA, Health-Care Extender Bills
February 23
Lawmakers Introduce Bill to Repeal ACA's Tax on Health Insurance Companies
February 23
HHS's ‘Term of Art' Argument Has No Basis In Law, Common Sense, Plaintiffs Tell Court
February 23
11th Circuit Won't Reconsider Dismissal Of Case Challenging Employer Mandate Delay
February 23
Business Groups Want Delay In Small Group Market Expansion
February 23
Hospital Associations Ask Judge To Throw Out PhRMA's 340B Lawsuit
February 23
CMS Seeking Input on Transforming Advanced Primary Care Payment System
February 23
Nursing Home Rankings Will Drop Under CMS Change to Five-Star System
February 23
Coalition Wants CMS to Make Changes To Dialysis Facilities' Star Rating System
February 23
IRS Issues Guidance on Section 4980D Relief For Coverage Reimbursement Arrangements
February 23
CMS Delays Publishing Final Rule On Repaying Provider Overpayments
February 23
Democratic Lawmakers Urge Gov. Walker To Adopt Iowa's Medicaid Expansion Model
February 23
Medicaid Expansion Costs Offset By Savings, New Revenue, Study Finds
February 23
Governor's Plan for $1.5B in Medicaid Cuts Criticized by Hospital Association, Democrats
February 23
Report Says State's Medicaid Program Failed to Maximize Available Drug Rebates
February 23
Gov. Hogan Softens Tone on Exchange As Enrollment Season Ends Successfully
February 23
Exchange Official Expects Over 500,000 New Enrollees in Second Year by Feb. 22
February 23
Federal Court Blocks State Rate Cuts In Suit Over Developmental Disability Care
February 23
High Court Upholds Medicaid Denial Of Coverage for Weight Reduction Surgery
February 23
Aetna Signs Pact to Offer Prevention Plans Based on Genes, Behavior, to Improve Health
February 23
Use of Mobile Health Tools Essential For Precision Medicine, Verizon VP Says
February 23
Bacteria ‘Superbug’ May Have Infected UCLA Hospital Patients Via Endoscope Tools
February 23
Medicaid Managed Care: What's Ahead in 2015
February 23
Most State CHIP Officials Expect Funding To Continue; Some Making Contingency Plans
February 23
Medicaid Directors, Governors Share Views With Congress on Extending CHIP Funding
February 23
House and Senate Democrats Introduce Bills to Extend CHIP Funding Four Years
February 23
ACA Increasing Many Companies' Focus On Wellness Programs, IFEBP Survey Finds
February 23
Report Finds Decreased MA Funding Led to Drop in Value of Plan Benefits
February 23
HSA Assets Rose 29 Percent in 2014, Report Says
February 23
CONGRESSIONAL CALENDAR
February 23
REGULATORY CALENDAR
February 23
Sen. Brown to Introduce CHIP Bill To Extend Funding Through 2019
February 2
Medicaid Advisers Plot Future of CHIP Coverage as Funding Set to Expire
February 2
CMS Urges States to Streamline Screening When Enrollees Become Medicare-Eligible
February 2
Lawmakers Press CMS for Answers About Oversight of Long-Term Services, Supports
February 2
ACA Enrollment Nears Goal With 19 Days to Go, HHS Says
February 2
ACA Coverage Provisions to Cost $100B Less Than Last Year's 10-Year Forecast, CBO Says
February 2
Advocacy Groups Want Federal Minimum Standards for ACA ‘Essential Health Benefits'
February 2
HHS Announces Plans to Tie Medicare Payments to Quality
February 2
IRS Finalizes Broad Tax Exemption Requirements for Health-Care CO-OPs
February 2
Up to 6M Taxpayers Likely to Pay ACA Penalty for Noncoverage in 2014
February 2
IRS Offers Relief From Penalties Related To Early Payments of ACA Premium Credit
February 2
Medicare Spending Per Beneficiary Slowing As Number of Enrollees Growing, CBO Says
February 2
Major Changes Expected for EHR Incentive Program Reporting Requirements in 2015
February 2
Groups File Friend-of-Court Briefs Supporting Administration in Subsidy Case
February 2
High Court Won't Review Oklahoma's Case Challenging IRS Exchange Subsidy Rule
February 2
Ohio Sues Federal Government Over ACA's Transitional Reinsurance Program
February 2
Providers Face Too Much Risk When Setting Up ACOs, Lawmaker Says
February 2
Nearly 400 Groups Ask Congress to Reject Concept of Part D Rebates for Dual Eligibles
February 2
EEOC Treatment of Wellness Incentives Hurts Employers' Programs, Hearing Witnesses Say
February 2
CMS Further Extends Moratoria On New Providers in Certain Regions
February 2
Senate Finance OKs ‘Hire More Heroes' Bill on Scope of ACA Employer Mandate
February 2
Expand Medicare Reimbursement Under House Telehealth Bill, AHA Says
February 2
Executive Branch Lawyers Tell District Court House Can't Challenge ACA Implementation
February 2
OMB Reviewing Final HIPAA Rule on Sharing Mental Health Data for Background Checks
February 2
Expand ACO Rules to Include Similar Groups With Non-Medicare Payers, Hospitals Say
February 2
Bills Introduced to Create Hospital Network For Children With Complex Medical Needs
February 2
Sen. Grassley Demands Answers From Charitable Hospital on Billing Practices
February 2
House Panel Releases Draft Language on 21st Century Cures
February 2
FTC/DOJ Workshop on Competition To Feature ACOs, Pay Models, Other Topics
February 2
CMS Approves State's Waiver Plan As Alternative to ACA Medicaid Expansion
February 2
Governor Urges Lawmakers to Support Plan To Use Medicaid Funds to Expand Coverage
February 2
Expanding Medicaid Would Help Working Poor Gain Coverage, Governor Says
February 2
‘Growing Drumbeat’ on Medicaid Expansion Could Motivate Lawmakers, Supporters Say
February 2
State Residents Receive $3.2 Billion In 2014 Tax Credits for ACA Insurance
February 2
Health Plans Get More Time for Bids On Medicaid Comprehensive Contracts
February 2
Doctors Urge Health Commissioner To Delay E-Prescribing Requirements
February 2
State High Court Upholds Scheme, Says Tax Not Tied to Receipt of Medicaid
February 2
Nonprofit Clinic Settles With State to End Dispute Over Medicaid Fees for Dental Care
February 2
Eight State Legislatures Debate Adoption Of Interstate Medical Licensure Compact
February 2
Insurers, Payers Launch Value-Based Payment Effort to Transform Health Care
February 2
Board of Patient Outcomes Group Approves Developing Funding Call for Obesity Studies
February 2
Study Projects Lower Costs for Families In Medicaid Than Under Exchange Plans
February 2
GAO Finds Wide Variation In Private Sector Health-Care Spending
February 2
AHIP Study: Premiums Higher in California Areas With High Hospital Concentration
February 2
CMS Says Primary Care Initiatives Show Promise for Saving Money, Improving Quality
February 2
AIDS Patients Face Price Discrimination In Some ACA Plans, Harvard Study Finds
February 2
Repealing ACA Medical Device Tax Would Create Jobs in Devices Industry
February 2
ACA Plans in 31 States Don't Cover Abortion
February 2
CONGRESSIONAL CALENDAR
February 2
REGULATORY CALENDAR
February 2
CONFERENCES
February 2