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September 24, 2020
Virus shutdown took a toll on routine health care for kids
A sharp decline in routine medical care for low-income children during the coronavirus shutdown could cause long-term harm ...
September 18, 2020
Report: Much needs doing to shield nursing homes from virus
The Trump administration is claiming “resounding vindication” from an independent commission's report on the coronavirus ...
September 11, 2020
Dem report: Medicare chief used fed money to bolster image
Private consultants to the federal official who oversees Medicare billed taxpayers almost $6 million in less than two years ...
August 30, 2020
Fad or future? Telehealth expansion eyed beyond pandemic
Telehealth is a bit of American ingenuity that seems to have paid off in the coronavirus pandemic. Medicare temporarily ...
August 26, 2020
New COVID-19 mandates on health care facilities get pushback
Threatening fines and funding cut-offs, the Trump administration on Tuesday issued new COVID-19 requirements for nursing ...
August 18, 2020
Report: Nursing home cases up nearly 80% in COVID-19 rebound
COVID-19 cases in U.S. nursing homes jumped nearly 80% earlier this summer, driven by rampant spread across the South and ...
August 04, 2020
Trump wants broader role for telehealth services in Medicare
The Trump administration is taking steps to give telehealth a broader role under Medicare, with an executive order that ...
July 23, 2020
White House scrambles on nursing homes as COVID-19 surges
Fearing another grim wave of nursing home deaths as COVID-19 cases rebound, President Donald Trump on Wednesday announced his ...
July 21, 2020
Pence defends outbreak response, pushes against shutdowns
Vice President Mike Pence on Tuesday defended the Trump administration's guidance to states on ramping their economies back ...
July 16, 2020
Watchdog report faults Medicare agency's contract management
The head of the Medicare and Medicaid programs failed to properly manage more than $6 million in communications and outreach ...
July 01, 2020
Dems: Government's 'deadly delay' devastated nursing homes
The Trump administration was slow to comprehend the scale of COVID-19's impact on nursing homes and a disjointed federal ...
June 24, 2020
The Latest: SKorea continues upward trend in new infections
SEOUL, South Korea __ South Korea has reported 51 additional cases of the coronavirus over the past 24 hours, a continuation ...
June 23, 2020
Medicare data: Blacks likelier to be hospitalized for COVID
Blacks were nearly four times more likely than whites to be hospitalized with COVID-19 among people with Medicare, the ...
June 19, 2020
Nursing homes represent more than 1 in 4 COVID-19 deaths
Nursing home residents account for nearly 1 in 10 of all the coronavirus cases in the United States and more than a quarter ...
June 16, 2020
Harrowing blame game over COVID-19 toll in nursing homes
A grim blame game with partisan overtones is breaking out over COVID-19 deaths among nursing home residents, a tiny slice of ...
June 10, 2020
Outcry as some nursing homes try to grab stimulus checks
Compounding the hardships of the coronavirus, some nursing homes have demanded that low-income residents turn over their ...
June 02, 2020
Nearly 26,000 COVID deaths in nursing homes spur inspections
Nearly 26,000 nursing home residents have died from COVID-19, the government reported Monday, as federal officials demanded ...
May 27, 2020
Most Medicare enrollees could get insulin for $35 a month
Many Medicare recipients could pay less for insulin next year under a deal President Donald Trump announced Tuesday in a ...
May 21, 2020
Watchdog cites persistent infection lapses in nursing homes
Before COVID-19 killed thousands of nursing home residents, about 4 in 10 homes inspected were cited for infection control ...
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