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GAO recommends Congress reduce incentives for prescribing 340B drugs

USA - July 14 2015 The United States Government Accountability Office (GAO) recently released a report entitled "Medicare Part B Drugs: Action Needed to Reduce…

Neil W. Hoffman, Ph.D.

CMS directs Medicaid agencies to enact new fingerprint and background check requirements for high-risk providers

USA - June 22 2015 Years after the enactment of the Affordable Care Act, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued guidance which effectively…

H. Carol Saul

South Carolina proposes extensive hospice rule changes

USA - May 11 2015 The South Carolina Department of Health & Environmental Control (DHEC) has proposed changes to the state's hospice regulations, which were last…

H. Carol Saul

Hospital groups urge Congress to oppose Medicare cuts to SGR patch

USA - February 10 2015 On February 4, 2015, nine hospital groups wrote a letter to the Senate Finance Committee, Senate Budget Committee, House Ways and Means Committee…

Jennifer Downs Burgar

Georgia Department of Community Health proposes regulations for adult day care centers

USA - October 20 2014 The Georgia Department of Community Health (the Department) recently issued a Public Notice of Proposed Rule Changes regarding adult day care centers…

Keith A. Mauriello