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Statute precludes review of uncompensated care payment calculation
The PRRB correctly concluded that the express language of the statute precludes administrative and judicial review of the method used by the Secretary of HHS to calculate uncompensated care (UCC...
Rule requires HHS to review regulations in specific years, or regulations will expire
With some exceptions, a review of HHS regulations must be done every 10 years, and some rules must be reviewed within 5 years, or they will no longer be valid.
COVID-19 increases health care cost anxiety
Almost half of surveyed full-time employees have made tradeoffs between health care and expenses during the COVID-19 pandemic.
CBO analyzes costs for five hypothetical single-payer health systems
The CBO’s analysis centers on scenarios based on Medicare’s fee-for-service program and the impact each one would have on the cost of federal subsidies for health care.
340B compliance oversight could be more robust
The GAO recommended that HRSA strengthen guidance related to ensuring the appropriateness of nongovernmental hospitals’ contracts with state and local governments.