D.C. Week: Ranks of Uninsured Continue to Shrink

(By – Shannon Firth, via www.medpagetoday.com) 

This week on the Hill, the uninsured rate dropped 3 percentage points in the first quarter, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services agreed to cover an expensive new cancer therapy, and the Government Accountability Office (GAO) prodded CMS to gather more data from states with an eye towards implementing more Medicaid fraud protections. Read more…


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