Could we experience an economic funk over an Obamacare repeal? January 13, 2017 By Tracey Walker A repeal of key provisions of the health law could lead to significant economic disruption and substantial job losses in every state, according to a new study. New 340B drug rule sets drugmaker fines Consumer health groups are praising Health and Human Services’ (HHS) new rule on the Medicaid 340B drug discount program, which sets a ceiling on drug prices. How Trump will change four major healthcare programs, initiatives January 04, 2017 By Don Hall MPH The ACA, Medicare, Medicaid, the Children’s Health Insurance Program, and prescription drugs are in the sights of many who will soon be running Washington. Post-election top policy changes to watch in 2017 January 02, 2017 By Karen Appold While every new year brings change, with Donald Trump elected to become the next president, managed healthcare executives will see more changes than usual in 2017. MACRA changes physician reimbursement model January 01, 2017 By Kathryn Foxhall The new “MACRA” system, underway as of January 2017, massively changes the way physicians are paid under Medicare and will impact pediatricians indirectly but substantially, say experts. Trump nominates new leader for CMS January 01, 2017 By Kathryn Foxhall President-elect Donald Trump has announced he will nominate Seema Verma, MPH, a consultant with extensive work in Medicaid in several states, to lead the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). ACOs support programs that increase value in pediatrics December 18, 2016 By Tracey Walker Study: ACOs can be part of the structure to improve outcomes in children with medical complexity. Four things to know about the 21st Century Cures Act December 14, 2016 By Tracey Walker The 21st Century Cures Act, a landmark medical research bill, offers healthcare executives a promising future. Eight ways Trump could change Medicaid December 11, 2016 By Tracey Walker Experts share their ideas on how President-elect Trump could change the single largest source of insurance in the country. Pediatrics in 2016: Money December 01, 2016 In our 4th annual Issue and Attitudes Survey, it was clear that money was one of your "pain points" for 2016.