Members of Congress are looking over their shoulders. The Democratic caucus is worrying aloud that an uneven implementation of the Affordable Care Act will cost them seats during next year's...
Al Pascual, a senior analyst of security, risk and fraud at Javelin Strategy & Research, analyzed the March 2012 data breach that impacted roughly 780,000 for a new report due out later this month. He recently talked with FierceHealthIT about the incident.
There have been several intra-migrations in U.S. history. I suspect another one is coming, and that hospitals and other providers will have to be especially prepared for it. Virtually all of these...
One of the most populous states in the Unites States is close to passing on expanding Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act, Health News Florida has reported.
State hospital associations are pushing hard to ensure Medicaid is expanded under the Affordable Care Act in as many parts of the country as possible, reported Stateline Health News .
Price transparency got a boost in South Carolina yesterday, when the state's Medicaid agency put financial data for 60 acute-care S.C. hospitals on its website.
Arkansas continues to be an unexpected leader in the area of Medicaid expansion: Its House and Senate have both passed legislation that would allow the state to use federal dollars to pay private insurance companies to expand the Medicaid program.
Policymakers in Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, Texas and Oklahoma say they can't afford to expand the program, even though the federal government would fully fund expansion between 2014 and 2016.
Pennsylvania and Missouri officials are trying to reach deals to expand their Medicaid programs under the health reform law, while Louisiana is standing firm in its opposition to any expansion-related proposal.
The Affordable Care Act extends Medicaid eligibility not only to the roughly 650,000 Americans released from prison custody every year, but also the approximately 5 million others who are on parole and probation.