The threat of antibiotic-resistant infections are on the rise, with more than 2.8 million occurring in the U.S. each year and more than 35,000 deaths, according to the CDC.

A handful of people associated with the White House or President Trump’s transition and campaign were hired as outside contractors to the federal government in contracts worth hundreds of thousands of dollars, Politico reported.

A shocking number of Americans know someone, either a friend or family member, in the past five years who died because they couldn’t afford to receive necessary medical treatment, according to a new Gallup and West Health study.

CMS has proposed a new rule intended to increase oversight of the fiscal integrity of the Medicaid program. Specifically, the proposal would increase reporting on supplemental payments, clarify some Medicaid financing definitions and attempt to crack down on questionable financing mechanisms.

Medicare Part B premiums will be higher in 2020 than in 2019, while deductibles in Part A, which typically doesn’t have a premium, will also rise, according to CMS.

E-cigarette use, or vaping, could be more harmful to heart health than traditional cigarettes.

CMS is launching a new behavioral health pilot in a Medicaid demonstration project in Washington, D.C., the agency announced Nov. 6. The pilot expands treatment services for Medicaid beneficiaries diagnosed with severe mental illnesses or serious emotional disturbance.

A federal judge has blocked a controversial rule from the Trump administration that would have allowed healthcare professionals to refuse to perform services that went against their beliefs.

CMS has finalized payment rules for 2020, dropping a controversial coding change in the Physician Fee Schedule and a proposal to force hospitals to publicly disclose their standard pricing.

CMS has finalized changes to Medicare payment methodologies that aim to improve care for kidney care patients.

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s (D-CA) bill to lower drug prices is facing new challenges as congressional Democrats debate changes to the plan, The Hill reported.

Americans are split across healthcare reform options, according to a recent survey, revealing that many are dissatisfied with the current healthcare system but don’t agree on how to improve it.