HHS Seeks Advice On How To Revamp Laws & Policies To Hike Competition

January 09, 2018
HHS has informally asked stakeholders to weigh in by the end of the month on federal and state laws and policies -- including those pertaining to Medicare, Medicaid and other pay systems -- that may "discourage or prevent" a high-quality health system, strong competition and consolidation limits. HHS suggests it will use the request, quietly sent out by the department's policy shop in late December, to come up with reform ideas. The move comes as some House Republicans signal they...

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