The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services' (CMS) plan, buried in a complex 500-page proposed rule, could halt the type of public disclosure of six infections, including the "super bug" MRSA, post-operative sepsis and surgical site infections.
Obamacare is on the ropes. Again. President Barack Obama's crowning achievement in the domestic policy arena became law in 2010 and was upheld by the Supreme Court in 2012. But the Justice Department now says it won't defend a key part of the law in court. Here are some questions and answers.
The hospital trust fund for Medicare, the federal health care program relied on by tens of millions of older Americans and many who are disabled, is expected to run out of money by 2026, three years earlier than expected, a new federal report said Tuesday.
Sanders announced his plans to seek re-election Monday, saying there's more work to be done on his priorities such as a $15 minimum wage, a single payer health care program, free college tuition and other topics. His campaign plans to hold a series of kickoff rallies in June.
Former Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price said Tuesday that the GOP repeal of the individual mandate could actually make it more expensive for people who keep their health insurance. It's a position that contradicts what he said when he was in office.