Monday, June 27, 2022: Providers

The Supreme Court on Friday ruled that HHS lawfully calculated disproportionate share (DSH) payments to safety-net hospitals. In a 5-4 decision, the majority concluded that Medicare’s system of paying safety-net providers is lawful, which upholds a 2004 regulation...

Friday, June 24, 2022: Providers

Mayo Clinic announced it reached an agreement with UnitedHealthcare that adds the provider to the insurer’s network. The Mayo Clinic stopped accepting appointments from out-of-network patients to preserve hospital capacity during the COVID-19 pandemic early this...

Wednesday, June 22, 2022: Providers

CVS announced that it is expanding its Project Health initiative into two new regions and adding four new mobile units in 2022. The provider plans to host more than 1,600 screening events in 45 states and Puerto Rico over the course of this year. The events are hosted...

Friday, June 17, 2022: Providers

Kaiser Permanente formally launched a new Center for Gun Violence Research and Education. The center, which was initially announced May 29, focuses on preventing gun violence through research, and education, and care innovation efforts. In tandem with the launch, the...

Thursday, June 16, 2022: Providers

The U.S. Supreme Court unanimously sided with the American Hospital Association in a clash over drug reimbursement rates for facilities that serve low-income communities. The justices noted that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) did not survey...

Wednesday, June 15, 2022: Providers

The American Medical Association (AMA) House of Delegates voted to fight legislation that expands mid-level providers’ autonomy. The group adopted a new policy proposal to help craft state legislation to oppose laws that expand the scope of practice for...