More than one in four Americans, or 29 percent, hold off seeking medical treatment because of the cost, according to a poll from Gallup.
Health care spending in the United States increased by 4.3 percent in 2016, which was 1.5 percentage points faster than the economy grew as a whole, according to data from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
The Texas Health and Human Services Commission paid managed-care organizations $5,521,704 in Medicaid capitation payments after beneficiaries died, according to an audit from the Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General.
A massive surge in Medicaid enrollment is leading to an increase in government dependency and crowding out funding for those vulnerable individuals who truly need the program, according to a report from the Foundation for Government Accountability.
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services made $2.4 million in Medicare Parts A and B payments after beneficiaries died, according to an audit from the Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General.
Following Medicaid expansion in New York, racial disparity increased for those seeking cancer treatment, according to a study from the Journal of American College of Surgeons.
A state Medicaid adviser told lawmakers on Monday that the Graham-Cassidy bill to replace Obamacare would stabilize the health care marketplace by combining Medicaid populations with younger, healthier individuals.
There were 178 cases in Kansas in which Medicaid and Medicare patients in nursing homes were either harmed or their health or safety was put in immediate jeopardy, according to a Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General audit report.
Both Democratic policy proposals and attacks on President Donald Trump are falling flat with voters heading into 2018, with a new report bluntly stating “none of it is working.”