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Supreme Court upholds ACA in 7-2 decision, leaving intact landmark US health law during pandemic

The Supreme Court on Thursday issued an opinion upholding the Affordable Care Act by a 7-2 vote, allowing millions to keep their insurance coverage amid the coronavirus pandemic. In the decision, the... Read More

Empowered doctors, staff foster low medical practice burnout, poll finds

Dive Brief: A new study in Health Affairs found a correlation between lack of burnout and the overall cultural health and resiliency of medical practices. Researchers surveyed 715 medical practices... Read More

Senate acts to push back 2% Medicare sequester to year’s end

What's the news: The U.S. Senate voted 90–2 in favor of an agreement reached by Majority Leader Charles Schumer and Minority Leader Mitch McConnell to extend the 2% Medicare sequester moratorium that... Read More

As Medicare sequester cut extension deadline looms, AHA urges Senate to act

Dive Brief: A House bill passed Friday that would extend the pause on Medicare sequester cuts through December still awaits Senate action, with a looming March 31 deadline before the cuts go back... Read More

Provider-friendly surprise billing fix, more funds for hospitals in year-end spending bill

If passed, the massive package includes another round of direct payments to individuals, loans for small businesses and enhanced unemployment benefits. It doesn't include liability protections for... Read More

Cleveland first responders at lower risk of contracting COVID-19 with PPE use, MetroHealth study finds

The seven-week study surveilled 300 first responders from Cleveland EMS and fire services. CLEVELAND — A new study out from The MetroHealth System shows that masks and personal protective equipment... Read More

Healthiest Award: Healthy culture is crucial for a healthy workplace

While specific benefits and special programs can help ensure a healthy workforce, the COVID-19 pandemic has shown that having a healthy culture is crucial to helping organizations and their employees... Read More

CMS Releases Medicaid and CHIP Enrollment Trends Snapshot Showing COVID-19 Impact on Enrollment

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released its first monthly Medicaid and CHIP Enrollment Trends Snapshot today. This new summary report captures impacts of the coronavirus disease... Read More

CMS to Expand Successful Ambulance Program Integrity Payment Model Nationwide

Today, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced that it will expand the Medicare Prior Authorization Model for Repetitive, Scheduled Non-Emergent Ambulance Transport (RSNAT)... Read More

The State Of Rural Volunteer Firefighting And EMS Services

From Iowa Public Radio Volunteer fire and EMT services in the state, specifically in Iowa's rural areas, are struggling. Emergency specialists are aging out and retiring and there are not enough... Read More


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