As this decade begins, Americans are increasingly apprehensive about the privacy of their personal information. Nowhere is this issue more important than in regard to health data, a type of information that can contain extremely personal details about an individual.
Although delayed as a result of the COVID-19 public health emergency, there are persistent and ongoing efforts to reform the Medicare Part D benefit.
The COVID-19 crisis has brought great adversity, and our health systems and academic centers are responding with innovation.
Populations who use long-term services and supports (LTSS) are particularly vulnerable to contracting COVID-19 and experiencing severe cases, due to their age or because they often live with one or more chronic conditions.
Manatt Health has released a new infographic detailing federal funding across the four federal COVID-19 stimulus bills to date.
The danger of being uninsured is more acute than ever for many Americans, as the unemployment rate continues to rise in the fallout from the coronavirus (COVID-19) public health and economic crisis.
As states face the extraordinary challenges of the COVID-19 crisis, information technology (IT) is an essential tool to support access to health coverage and the safe and effective evaluation, testing, and treatment of patients nationwide.
In March, Congress temporarily raised the share of Medicaid costs that the federal government will pay, in response to COVID-19.
States are actively pursuing various coverage options for uninsured individuals who need COVID-19 testing and treatment.
The COVID-19 pandemic is causing dramatic changes in utilization that threaten the financial stability of hospitals and other providers, and may jeopardize access to care during and after the national emergency and well beyond as the country recovers.