Aetna's proposed $37 billion offer for Humana is about building strength and scale in the government insurance business, but some investors are nervous about whether the parties can deliver on expectations.
The CMS has made a concession in the transition to ICD-10. For a year past the Oct. 1 deadline, the CMS will pay for wrongly coded claims if the bad code is in the same broad family as the right one. That may be why the American Medical Association now says it will help get providers on board.
The 16 largest healthcare real estate investment trusts, ranked by market capitalization as of May 31, 2015. Source: National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts. Published July 6, 2015, p. 34.
Almost 2,200 healthcare construction projects have received some level of LEED certification or are seeking certification, but only a small handful have scored a rating of platinum.
Ascension CEO Anthony Tersigni shrugs off pending and possible deals between large insurers. The system, he says, is preparing to take on risk itself for self-insured employers.
A number of states still do not report required quarterly data about services provided to Medicaid beneficiaries enrolled in managed care—information that's crucial to running Medicaid and protecting it from fraudsters, according to a study HHS' Office of Inspector General released Monday.
Dr. Emad Rizk made $20.6 million in his first year as CEO of Accretive Health, nursing back to health a Chicago company reeling from controversy.
Revenue-cycle management and claims clearinghouse services provider Emdeon has inked a deal to acquire Altegra, a purveyor of healthcare consumer engagement technology for payers and self-insured employers.
A nationwide survey of nearly 700 patients who either experienced harm themselves or whose relatives were harmed by medical errors reveals that trust makes a difference in whether those patients and families take legal action.
Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong, founder and CEO of Culver City, Calif.-based NantHealth, which seeks to use big data to deliver personalized medicine, explains how NantHealth will work with researchers, clinicians and payers to transform healthcare.