Tag Archives: Policy

White House Domestic Policy Council director warns hospitals to address surprise bills

When Joe Grogan, director of the White House Domestic Policy Council, addressed attendees at the Federation of American Hospitals’ annual conference in Washington, he had a stern warning for hospitals, according to a report from The Hill. Get on top of surprise bills, or the government will take the wheel. Grogan stipulated that the administration… Read More »

Podcast: KHN’s ‘What The Health?’ More On That Texas Lawsuit, And The Best And Worst Health Policy Stories Of The Year

Reaction is still coming in about last week’s federal court ruling that declared the Affordable Care Act unconstitutional. And nearly final numbers for insurance sign-ups at healthcare.gov were surprisingly brisk despite the elimination of the health law’s tax penalty for not having insurance and a dramatically shrunken budget for outreach and enrollment assistance. The panelists… Read More »