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Virginia House, Senate On Collision Course Over Medicaid Expansion

Feb 24, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
After House Republicans abandoned their years-long opposition to expansion, the lower chamber included it in its proposed budget. In the Senate, though, GOP lawmakers have not softened their stance. Outlets report on Medicaid news out of Kansas and Montana, as...
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HHS deletes budget request for $11.5 billion in risk-corridor funding

Feb 23, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The HHS walked back the request to fund the Affordable Care Act's risk-corridor program after health insurers suing for those payments said the budget item strengthened their...
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Economist: Leahy's CREATES Act, Excluded From Budget, Would Help Trial Lawyers, Hurt Patients

Feb 23, 2018 , Forbes
The exclusion of the Creating and Restoring Equal Access to Equivalent Samples (CREATES) Act from a budget passed earlier this month disappointed U.S. Sen. Pat Leahy, but one economist says patients are better off without...
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Virginia House Finally Backs Medicaid Expansion, But It Could Be Tough Sell In State Senate

Feb 21, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
The proposed deal would include work training requirements and for beneficiaries to contribute to their coverage. But Medicaid expansion was not included in the budget that the state's Senate passed out of committee on...
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What Trump and the GOP just don't understand about Medicaid

Feb 17, 2018 , CNBC Health
Trump's budget calls for big Medicaid cuts. That's the wrong approach, says Policy Genius CEO Jennifer Fitzgerald....
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Trump's proposed budget cuts could hinder 21st Century Cures implementation

Feb 16, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
President Donald Trump's budget wish list included a $22 million cut to the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, a move that could limit the agency's ability to push health IT...
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AANA Responds To President Trump's Proposed FY2019 Budget

Feb 16, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
In response to the release of President Donald Trump’s proposed Fiscal Year 2019 budget, the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA) has grave concerns about its potential far-reaching impact on the nation’s nursing workforce. The president’s budget proposes significantly cutting the fede......
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Podcast: KHN’s ‘What The Health?’ What Do The Budget, Idaho And FDA Chief Scott Gottlieb Have In Common?

Feb 16, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
In this episode of KHN’s “What the Health?” Julie Rovner of Kaiser Health News, Margot Sanger-Katz of The New York Times, Stephanie Armour of The Wall Street Journal and Paige Winfield-Cunningham of The Washington Post discuss President Donald Trump’s budget plan and how some states are trying to stabilize the Affordable Care Act, while others are trying to violate it. Also, Rovner and KHN’s Sarah Jane Tribble interview Scott Gottlieb, commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration....
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FDA budget requests include clinical software, natural language processing, real-time device data

Feb 16, 2018 , Mobile Health News
Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb released the agency’s budget requests for fiscal 2018 Tuesday, outlining digital health plans for the...
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Parsing Policy: Pros And Cons Of Budget Priorities On Seniors; For The Poor, Food Boxes Could Harm Health

Feb 16, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Editorial writers focus on the health policy topics of the...
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Trump’s budget could let those on Medicare use this tax-favored account

Feb 15, 2018 , CNBC Health
President Trump's budget is proposing a new savings opportunity for Medicare...
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Viewpoints: Trump’s Budget Breaks Health Care Promises; New Mandate Could Stem Rising Premiums

Feb 14, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Editorial pages highlight these and other health care...
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Trump budget provides $13 billion to combat opioid crisis

Feb 14, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
President Donald Trump's budget proposal released Monday cuts 21% of HHS funding and $1 billion from the CDC while allocating $13 billion to combat the opioid...
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Hospital Cuts in Trump Budget Called ‘Troubling’

Feb 14, 2018 , Healthcare Business News
Feb. 13—Adverse impacts from federal spending cuts were just one type of concern that hospital advocates raised this week about the Trump administration’s proposed budget....
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Trump's budget calls for six weeks' paid family leave. What it will cost you

Feb 13, 2018 , CNBC Health
Experts worry that implementing the president's family leave proposal could be...
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Budget deal could boost credit for safety-net hospitals

Feb 13, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Congress' decision to delay Medicaid disproportionate-share hospital payment cuts has the double benefit of sprucing up the credit quality of safety-net hospitals and local governments, according to Moody's Investors...
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Budget deal's changes to Medicare ACO program encourage patient engagement

Feb 13, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Congress' budget deal included several changes to the Medicare Shared Savings Program that experts say will motivate beneficiaries to be more proactive about their...
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Trump calls for $18 billion cut to HHS funding

Feb 13, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
President Donald Trump's budget proposal includes an $18 billion cut to HHS funds while encouraging the agency to launch more initiatives to battle the opioid...
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Trump’s Budget Proposal Swings At Drug Prices With A Glancing Blow

Feb 13, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
The Trump administration rolled out a list of actions to attack drug prices, but most dance around the...
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Health Provisions In Congress’ Budget Touted As ‘Beacon Of Light’ In The Legislation

Feb 13, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Health providers were pleasantly surprised by some of the health care wins that were achieved through the budget deal that was hammered out last week....
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