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A new report from the National Council on Aging and Clear Choices critiqued the User Interface and User Experience of the Medicare Plan Finder Tool, calling it “confusing” and “difficult to navigate.” (NCOA.org)
Health care activists in the state of Maine filed a petition against the State’s Department of Health and Human Services over their failure to enact a Medicaid expansion that was approved by voters in a November 2017 election. (MEJP.org)
Wisconsin Medicaid beneficiaries initiate litigation against Wisconsin Medicaid program for coverage of transgender reassignment surgery and related therapies for treatment of gender dysphoria.
Democratic Senator Patty Murray of Washington, a member of the Senate Health Committee, is raising questions about CDC Director Robert Redfield’s salary, which is considerably higher than that of his predecessors. (TheHill.com)
Health Futures of Texas v. Department of Health and Human Services and Alez Azar, regarding the early termination of the Teen Pregnancy Plan by HHS.
Matthew Todd Beck v. GoHealth, LLC, Norvax, LLC, and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida, regarding illegal telemarketing of health insurance through robocalls
Seminole Tribe of Florida v. Alez Azar (Secretary of HHS) and Radm Michael D. Weahkee (Acting Director of IHS), regarding the Tribe’s distribution of IHS funding for FY 2018, specifically the salaries of Tribe employees
Veterans initiate litigation in U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia challenging the Administration’s proposed privatization of elements of VA Health Care System and benefit structure. (CourtListener.com)
Florida Pediatric Group challenges Aetna Coding review in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida. (CourtListener.com)
The Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma challenges HHS on the termination of the Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program (TPPP). (CourtListener.com)
Hospital action filed in North Carolina state court challenging Insurer’s payment of plan benefits removed to U.S. District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina under ERISA preemption. (CourtListener.com)
New research from Macmillan Cancer Support claims that the National Health Service (NHS) of England is short more than 400 oncology nurses, and quality of patient care is being subsequently effected. (TheGuardian.com)