Jessie Hellmann, Modern Healthcare

Jessie Hellmann

Modern Healthcare

Washington, DC, United States

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Past articles by Jessie:

Large insurers prepare to profit from Democratic proposal to expand Medicaid

Large national insurers could win big if Democrats' proposal passes Congress, but regional insurers are worried about the impact to their business. → Read More

FTC antitrust investigations eye hospitals, PBMs and drug companies

The healthcare industry has rapidly consolidated in recent years, sparking federal antitrust concerns. → Read More

Supreme Court cancels arguments in Medicaid work requirements case

The Supreme Court canceled oral arguments in a case challenging the Trump administration's Medicaid work requirements, which could have had serious financial implications for providers. → Read More

Overnight Health Care: 50 million coronavirus vaccines given

Welcome to Thursday's Overnight Health Care. You are supposed to expect the unexpected trying to hold a pandemic wedding. → Read More

Rand Paul criticized for questioning of transgender health nominee

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) is facing criticism for his questioning of one of President Biden’s health nominees, Rachel Levine, a former state health official who would be the first openly transgender federal official confirmed by the Senate. → Read More

Overnight Health Care: Johnson & Johnson vaccine safe, effective in FDA analysis

Welcome to Wednesday's Overnight Health Care. The US ... → Read More

Biden picks start to sink in 50-50 Senate

Two of President Biden’s Cabinet nominees are slamming into confirmation hurdles on Capitol Hill, testing the White House’s ability to navigate a tenuous Senate majority amid deep partisan divisions in Washington. → Read More

Overnight Health Care: COVID-19 vaccine makers pledge massive supply increase

Welcome to Tuesday's Overnight Health Care. If you’re missing goi... → Read More

Biden health nominee faces first Senate test

President Biden’s nominee to lead the massive federal health agency faced his first hearing in the Senate on Tuesday, with some Republicans indicating he doesn’t have the experience necessary for the job but others appearing to leave the door open → Read More

Overnight Health Care: US surpasses half a million COVID deaths

Welcome to Monday's Overnight Health Care. It's going to be a busy week, so make sure you're properly caffeinated. → Read More

11 GOP senators slam Biden pick for health secretary: 'No meaningful experience'

Eleven Senate Republicans announced their opposition to President Biden’s nominee for health secretary ahead of his confirmation hearings before two committees this week. → Read More

Democrats plan crackdown on rising drug costs

Democrats are hoping 2021 will be the year they accomplish their long-held goal of reigning in rising prescription drug costs by allowing the government to negotiate directly with pharmaceutical companies. → Read More

Overnight Health Care: Biden visits Pfizer vaccine manufacturing plant in Michigan

Welcome to Friday’s Overnight Health Care. At the end of a long w... → Read More

Pfizer says vaccine can be stored in normal freezers

The Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine does not need to be stored in expensive deep freezers that have posed challenges to the vaccination campaign, the company → Read More

Overnight Health Care: Biden to commit $4 billion in immediate funding to global vaccine initiative

Welcome to Thursday’s Overnight Health Care. D.C.’s dreary weather makes us wish we were in Cancun right now. → Read More

Overnight Health Care: Biden officials announce funding to track virus variants

Welcome to Wednesday’s Overnight Health Care, where we are excited to see the sun for the first time in days. → Read More

Senate Democrats unveil health care proposal with public option

Two Democratic senators released their version of a public option health care plan Wednesday, setting the stage for this year’s debate over how best to expand coverage to the millions of people who are uninsured. → Read More

Overnight Health Care: Biden administration ups vaccine distribution to states

Welcome to Tuesday’s Overnight Health Care, where every three-day weekend feels like five minutes in the pandemic time loop. → Read More

Biden to increase number of vaccine doses to states

The Biden administration will increase the number of COVID-19 vaccine doses going to states this week. → Read More

Drug overdose crisis worsens in shadow of COVID-19 pandemic

President Biden and Congress are coming under pressure from advocates to address a public health crisis that has been overshadowed by the coronavirus pandemic: rising drug overdose deaths. → Read More