CMS Might Delay the Implementation of CoPs for HHAs The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) published a proposed rule on April 3rd that, if enacted, would push back the implementation date of the new home health Conditions of Participation (CoPs) to January 13th, 2018. That’s six months after the originally intended date of […]
From the White House, the swearing-in of Justice Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court.
U.S. District Judge Tanya Walton Pratt recently blocked an Indiana state law requiring women to get an ultrasound 18 hours before getting an abortion. The judge found the measure to be overly burdensome for low income women. Judge Pratt’s ruling, which was issued on Friday March 31st, came after a lawsuit was filed by the […]
In late March that a newly uncovered document reveals serious cuts to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), including 25 percent of the workforce and 56 programs. The leaked document, obtained by the Washington Post, contains the most detailed budget plan to date and entails slashing programs such as water runoff control, pesticide safety and environmental […]
Following a request from Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Pat Murray (D-Wash), the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Inspector General (OIG) will investigate the Administration’s decision to halt paid outreach advertisements and to suspend other related efforts aimed at informing the public of Marketplace enrollment in the days leading up to […]