HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius Resigns, OMB Director Sylvia Mathews Burwell to Step In
Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced her resignation Friday, ending a tumultuous tenure as the public face...00
With ICD-10 Delayed, Answers Needed from CMS
As part of the House’s Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014, which delays cuts in physician’s Medicare rates...
Update from the National Rural Health Association on HR 3402
On Monday the Senate passed a 12-month delay of cuts scheduled to take affect under the Medicare Sustainable Growth...
Update on the Doc Fix
From the National Rural Health Association (NRHA): Early this morning the House Rules Committee posted a bill that would...
Immigration Bill Has Healthcare Workforce Implications
A bipartisan Senate immigration bill could boost the nation’s healthcare workforce, in addition to expanding coverage to millions of...
Response to Study Finding CAHs Had a Slightly Worse Mortality Rate Than Major Medical Centers
A recent research report in the Journal of American Medicine stated that Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) had a slightly...