More than 1,750 standalone Medicare Part D prescription drug plans and MA plans have applied to offer insulin at a maximum $35 copay for a month’s supply of the drug for the 2021 plan year, CMS announced.
CMS has finalized a rule to implement a series of proposals issued earlier this year impacting Medicare Advantage plans and Medicare Part D plan sponsors. The rules were rushed into effect to get them out before the contract year 2021 bid deadline in June.
Private health insurers will bank a collective $12 billion windfall after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday, 8 to 1, that they’re entitled to federal compensation for money they were promised to help stand up the Affordable Care Act.
Pending votes on Capitol Hill, hospitals are soon to receive relief from pandemic economics in the form of a $480 billion-plus aid package agreed upon by Congressional leaders and the White House late Tuesday afternoon.
Eleven more states are following the lead of Florida and Washington in applying for Section 1135 Medicaid waivers to be granted more flexibility in dealing with the spread of the new coronavirus, COVID-19.
The United States has faced a growing shortage of physicians for some time. This long-term trend—coupled with the pandemic and increased imaging demand throughout 2021—have led to a highly competitive radiologist employment market at a time when practices find themselves short-staffed, overworked, and in need of relief.
Medical malpractice claims are a significant source of anxiety for all radiologists. Unfortunately, decisions made in the heat of the moment, with the absolute best intentions, can still land a specialist in court.