In today’s Federal Newscast, the Department of Veterans Affairs and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services have formed a new partnership to uncover potential waste, fraud and abuse among veteran health providers.
On this EXTRA episode, Judith Feder, Georgetown professor and healthcare reform expert during the Clinton administration; and Karen Pollitz, senior fellow at the Kaiser Family Foundation and former cabinet member in both the Clinton and Obama administrations; discuss the myriad ideas surrounding healthcare reform in the US and what effect it might have on the DC region.
In today’s Federal Newscast, there are many Democrats in Congress worried about VA’s new regulations expanding veterans’ access to private care.
In today’s Federal Newscast, Health and Human Services issues voluntary cybersecurity practices for the healthcare industry.
You may be in the best plan for you this open season. But you won’t know for sure unless you take some time to check your options.
Health insurance experts say that in four or five years there would be little or no difference in the family and self-plus one plans.
The Rand Corporation looks at the system designed to serve increasing numbers of vets seeking care outside the VA.
The Bipartisan Policy Center has come up with recommendations for a better approach to health information technology.
Dan Blazer of Duke University shared findings from a recent SSA-commissioned study on medical system use and the incidence of disability on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has saved billions with the use of statistics and data analytics technology to reduce improper payments. Now it helps the VA.