In the ten years since the passage of the Affordable Care Act, 18 million Americans have gained access to health insurance.
The last two weeks of June saw several key developments affecting the 340B Drug Pricing Program—a federal government program created in 1992 that requires pharmaceutical manufacturers to provide outpatient drugs to eligible health care organizations and covered entities at significantly ...
Blood cancer takes a demanding physical, mental and emotional toll on the 1.3 million patients living with this disease in the U.S.
At least eight states have adopted health care cost growth benchmarking programs—five in the past two years—that bring stakeholders together to set cost growth targets for health care spending, collect data from payers to measure progress, and identify where policy or program action may ...
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) updated the Provider Relief Fund (PRF) reporting requirements and FAQs on June 11.
The financial strain of COVID-19 raised significant uncertainties around the resources that states would have available post-pandemic and where they would be willing to invest what many feared would be sharply restricted budgets.
Across states, Black and Latino(a) people have received smaller shares of COVID-19 vaccines compared to their shares of the total population, despite experiencing disproportionately higher rates of COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations and deaths.
As the nation experiences unprecedented levels of behavioral health needs—even further exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic—state Medicaid programs have increasingly looked for flexibility to craft services and payment models that support improved access and outcomes.
This month, a majority of states are beginning to adjourn their 2021 legislative sessions.
The COVID-19 pandemic spurred a dramatic increase in virtual care adoption and use.