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Trump admin’s Medicaid work requirements struck down by appeals court

Dive Brief: A federal appeals court Friday unanimously ruled against Arkansas’ Medicaid work requirements, a signature policy pushed by President Donald Trump’s administration that ties eligibility to the public insurance program for the poor to work or job training. The ruling will halt other work requirements implemented in other states beyond just Arkansas, according to University… Read More »

Trump budget punts on healthcare reform, drug pricing policy – ModernHealthcare.com

President Donald Trump on Monday unveiled his fiscal 2021 budget plan to Congress, which is devoid of details on two of the most prominent healthcare policy issues on the 2020 campaign trail: large-scale healthcare reform and prescription drug pricing. The president’s budget is largely a messaging document, and Congress is not obligated to follow his… Read More »

A dynamic healthcare budget process may trump traditional budgeting in terms of accuracy, flexibility

It’s not uncommon for health systems to have an annual budgeting cycle that requires six months of work and thousands of hours from leadership. It’s a monumental undertaking — and yet the budget is often outdated in a matter of months. What that means is that, even with a strong flex budget, healthcare executives are… Read More »

Trump administration announces plans to ‘roll back’ Michelle Obama school lunch rules

LAS VEGAS, NV – SEPTEMBER 23: Former first lady Michelle Obama speaks during a rally for When We All Vote’s National Week of Action at Chaparral High School on September 23, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Obama is the founder and a co-chairwoman of the organization that aims to help people register and to vote.… Read More »

Trump says prescription drug importation promised in July is coming ‘soon’

President Trump said Friday that he is working on a plan to allow Florida and other states to import less expensive prescription drugs, a promise the administration made four months ago. “Hard-working Americans don’t deserve to pay such high prices for the drugs they need. We are fighting DAILY to make sure this HAPPENS…” Trump… Read More »