Medicare

Vacating a rule and remanding, a federal judge refused to dismiss the American Hospital Association’s claim that because Secretary of Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar thought that “certain clinic-visit services … (were) too high,” he unfairly reduced the rates in 2018.

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House Panel Debates Path to Universal Health Care

Rebecca Wood’s daughter was born three months premature, required a feeding tube and has relied on Medicaid waivers for critical treatment most of her life. The patient advocate told lawmakers Wednesday her daughter would not have survived if Wood had not put off her own serious dental procedure for an infection that cost her parts of her jaw.

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