Tina Reed

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Name: Tina Reed
Date registered: June 23, 2018
URL: http://www.fiercehealthcare.com/rss/xml

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  1. L.A. Care Health Plan is committing $31M to recruit primary care doctors — July 15, 2018
  2. OIG: HHS needs to recoup $341K for former HHS Secretary Tom Price’s improper travel spending — July 13, 2018
  3. Seema Verma defends cuts to ACA Navigator program, commitment to states’ ‘flexibility’ — July 12, 2018
  4. House lawmakers take aim at family separations during HHS appropriations bill markup — July 11, 2018
  5. Trump administration cuts funding for ACA enrollment efforts again — July 11, 2018

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L.A. Care Health Plan is committing $31M to recruit primary care doctors

Publicly operated L.A. Care Health Plan has a new strategy in addressing a primary care physician shortage in Los Angeles. The insurer will commit $31 million to recruit doctors, putting money toward overcoming the financial hurdles that keep physician…

OIG: HHS needs to recoup $341K for former HHS Secretary Tom Price’s improper travel spending

The Department of Health and Human Services did not comply with federal regulations when it came to former HHS Secretary Tom Price’s government-related travel, according to an audit released on Friday. Here are the details.

Seema Verma defends cuts to ACA Navigator program, commitment to states’ ‘flexibility’

During a 30-minute Q&A session with reporters on Thursday morning, the CMS administrator also said states should continue to expect “flexibility” despite a Kentucky court ruling limiting its Medicaid work requirements rules.

House lawmakers take aim at family separations during HHS appropriations bill markup

Both Republicans and Democrats proposed amendments during an appropriations markup on Wednesday to address the concern of migrant children being separated from their parents at the border.

Trump administration cuts funding for ACA enrollment efforts again

On Tuesday evening, officials announced that planned funding levels for grants to assist Affordable Care Act enrollments would be drastically cut.

Trump selects Kavanaugh for Supreme Court pick, raising plenty of questions about implications for healthcare

After President Trump announced his pick of Brett Kavanaugh for his Supreme Court pick, all eyes pointed to what it could mean for major healthcare decision including the Affordable Care Act and the future of abortion laws.

Trump administration: Drugmakers that hiked prices may create ‘tipping point’

HHS Secretary Alex Azar was speaking Monday at the summer conference for the 340B Coalition, which represents programs and providers that support the drug discount program. It came as President Trump threatened action against companies like Pfizer for …

Experts: Trump administration’s suspension likely won’t delay risk adjustment payments

During an event hosted by the American Enterprise Institute examining the future of the ACA, healthcare experts said they don’t expect insurers to experience a delay in risk adjustment payouts.

CMS: Doctors, hospitals received $8.4B in payments from drug companies last year

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services released new data in its Open Payments database last week. The information, meant to create transparency about the relationships between doctors and teaching hospitals with drug companies, provides informa…

Amid IV opioid shortages, hospitals adjust to new normal

Pharmacy staff and physicians at hospitals across the U.S. are still grappling with an opioid crisis based on shortages, rather than overuse and abuse, while they await potential relief from federal agencies.

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