326 Articles Matching "requirements"

340B hospitals breathing easier under Dem-controlled House

Jan 13, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
340B proponents feel Democratic control of the House may have pivoted the conversation toward adding reporting and transparency requirements and away from cutting...
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CMS Chief Acknowledges Flaws In Hospital Price Transparency Requirements But Says They’re An ‘Important First Step’

Jan 12, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Since Jan. 1, hospitals must post a list of their standard charges in a machine-readable format on their website and update the information at least once a year, but many experts have said that those numbers are meaningless to consumers....
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In Montana, Neither Republicans Nor Democrats Want To End Medicaid Expansion But They Differ On Path Forward

Jan 09, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Republicans are arguing for new restrictions, such as work requirements, as lawmakers begin to work toward a compromise to keep Medicaid expansion alive in the state. "If I was a betting man, I'd think Medicaid will pass in some form," said state Senate President Scott Sales (R-Bozeman). Medicaid news comes out of Louisiana, Idaho and Virginia, as...
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Strong tobacco retail licensing requirements reduce risk of teen e-cigarette use

Jan 08, 2019 , CNN Health
Retail licensing requirements written with cigarettes in mind could be helping lower the risk of teenagers using other tobacco products such as e-cigarettes....
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FDA Warns Over Unapproved Stem-Cell Products Linked to Infections

Dec 23, 2018 , RxList
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has sent a warning letter to Genetech, Inc in San Diego, California, over marketing "dangerous" unapproved stem-cell products and for "significant" deviations from current good tissue practice (CGTP) and current good manufacturing practice (CGMP)...
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Research Roundup: Women’s Health In The U.S.; Medicaid Work Requirements; And Tribal Home Visits

Dec 22, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Each week, KHN compiles a selection of recently released health policy studies and...
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Longer Looks: A Year Of ER Bills; Profiting Off Work Requirements; And The Cost Of Giving Birth

Dec 21, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Each week, KHN's Shefali Luthra finds interesting reads from around the...
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SNAP proposal for tougher work requirements likely bad for public health

Dec 21, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Public health advocates said the Trump administration's plan to enforce tougher work requirements on food stamp recipients was a step in the wrong...
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Arkansas Medicaid work requirements add new option: phoning it in

Dec 13, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Facing mounting criticism over its Medicaid work requirement, Arkansas will allow enrollees to report their compliance with the mandate over the phone rather than solely through an internet...
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Joint Commission will require hospitals to screen for suicide risk

Dec 06, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The added requirements, which will go into effect July 1, include hospitals screening patients with behavioral health conditions for suicide...
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N.H. Democrats blast Medicaid for changing work requirements

Dec 06, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
New Hampshire's new Democratic legislative leaders are criticizing the CMS for revising the state's proposed Medicaid work requirement program without the state asking for the...
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Viewpoints: Voters Showed They Like The Health Law, So Make It Even Stronger; Lessons On Benefits Of Work Requirements For Medicaid

Dec 05, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Editorial pages focus on these health care topics and...
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Medicaid work requirements could boost lifetime earnings, study claims

Dec 04, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
A conservative study group projected that establishing a work requirement for Medicaid eligibility could significantly boost lifetime earnings for enrollees, despite claims by other researchers that the benefits of this policy are...
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InDepth: The problem with IRS Form 990 Schedule H

Dec 01, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Our in-depth Margin vs. Mission tackles how providers are often not held accountable given the vague framework of their community benefit reporting. Some question the regulatory requirements for IRS Form 990 Schedule H reporting, especially...
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Indiana Health Department Backs Rejection Of License For Proposed Abortion Clinic

Nov 30, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
The health panel stated that the nonprofit failed to meet requirements of having "reputable and responsible character" and that it didn't disclose necessary information on its application. News on abortion also comes out of Kansas and...
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CVS-Aetna Merger Expected To Go Forward This Week After Securing Final Approval From New York Regulators

Nov 28, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
One of the last hurdles on the $69 billion deal was met Monday when New York regulators signed after CVS agreed to several requirements, including that acquisition costs will not be passed onto consumers or to affiliated insurers covering New Yorkers....
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Proposed framework lessens FDA's regulatory requirements for prescription drug companion apps

Nov 20, 2018 (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
The agency's proposal would classify the majority of software released by pharmas as "promotional labeling" that would not require premarket...
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Impacts Expected from 2019 Transparency Requirements

Nov 20, 2018 , Healthcare Business News
Nov. 16—Healthcare executives expect widely divergent impacts from the unprecedented transparency on charges that hospitals are required to implement within six weeks....
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Blu e-cigarette maker plans to restrict online sales amid FDA crackdown on teen use

Nov 14, 2018 , CNBC Health
Fontem Ventures, a unit of tobacco company Imperial Brands, says it will raise the minimum age requirements to buy nicotine pods on its website to 21 regardless of where consumers are shopping....
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Title X grantees must offer hormonal birth control, HHS says

Nov 09, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
After months of controversy — and litigation — over changes to the Title X family planning funding requirements, HHS has clarified that each network needs to include a provider that offers hormonal birth...
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