The House will vote next week on a resolution to disapprove of the Trump administration's new Medicaid block grant plan, Democratic leaders announced Friday. Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and M...
Vice President Mike Pence was confronted by an emergency room doctor and health care advocate about the state of Medicare and Medicaid while at a campaign stop in Iowa on Thursday.
And one of those critics confronted Mike Pence in Iowa.
Medicare is cutting payments to 786 hospitals with the highest infection and complication rates. The list includes a third of the hospitals proclaimed as the nation's "best" in one prominent ranking.
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States can now apply to set up their Medicaid program with capped funding from the federal government. With this move, the administration delivers on a long-held conservative goal.
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The Trump administration on Thursday took another significant step in overhauling Medicaid, allowing states to ask for a set amount of federal financing for part of their programs in exchange for more local control.
This Viewpoint discusses concern that current risk adjustment models used by CMS to tie payment to performance do not account for dementia, frailty, and social risk, and proposes ways to add reliable measures of each to the agency’s CMS-HCC model to more equitably reimburse clinicians and facilities caring for patients with challenging conditions.
Even conservatives think the action will spark legal challenges.