The ability to live a healthy life is influenced by a multitude of factors that extend beyond medical care.
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, state Medicaid agencies have temporarily expanded their telehealth coverage and reimbursement policies in varying degrees.
As part of its COVID-19 response, Congress established the $175 billion PRF under the CARES Act to compensate for lost revenues and help providers respond to the pandemic.
A Framework for Equitable Allocation of COVID-19 Vaccine was published on Friday by the National Academies of the Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM) to guide ongoing vaccine planning efforts by federal, state, and local governments.
On Saturday, September 19, the Department of Health & Human Services released long-awaited guidance on annual reporting requirements for providers that receive payments from the Provider Relief Fund.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has long acknowledged the disparities in care and outcomes affecting the one in five Americans who live in rural areas, as well as the financial challenges faced by rural providers.
On September 18, 2020, the Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General (OIG) issued an unfavorable Advisory Opinion.
On September 16, 2020, the Trump Administration issued, for the first time, a planning framework for allocation and distribution of an eventual COVID‑19 vaccine (the Federal Distribution Strategy).
In the latest election year action to address politically salient concerns with high drug costs, President Trump on Sunday signed an “Executive Order on Lowering Drug Prices by Putting America First.”
Last month, both parties held their 2020 conventions. In addition to the pageantry associated with formally nominating the presidential candidate, conventions have traditionally served as a time to solidify the party platform ahead of the election.