Seema Verma, the Indiana consultant who injected personal responsibility requirements and health savings accounts into that state's Medicaid program, deserves a shot at working with other states that want to redesign their programs.
Divisions sharpened last week between hard-right and more pragmatic Republicans over both policy and strategy for repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act.
Accountable care organizations by Medicare lives covered By the Numbers list. Source: Leavitt Partners Center for Accountable Care Intelligence. Published Feb 6, 2017, p. 34.
The awards will go to community-based organizations to provide hands-on training and education to small practices, especially those in underserved areas.
The U.S. Justice Department has joined a whistle-blower lawsuit claiming that UnitedHealth Group and affiliated health plans have been gaming the Medicare program and fraudulently collecting millions of dollars by claiming patients were sicker than they really were.
The House on Thursday voted to overturn an Obama-era rule that sought to protect providers such as Planned Parenthood from losing state funding. Abortion rights activists are revving for a fight.
Aetna is doubling the quarterly dividend it pays shareholders and buying back stock as it regroups from its failed attempt to acquire rival health insurer Humana.
Digital health tools will be front and center at this year's conference of the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society, as health IT professionals and clinicians discuss EHRs, data security and protection, and interoperability.
Until recently, Sutter Health had only a handful of walk-in retail clinics inside Rite Aid stores to complement its dozens of urgent care centers, which cater to patients with more serious ailments. But after talking with patients, Ted Matson, the system's vice president of strategy and business...
Like other hospitals, New Hanover Regional Medical Center in Wilmington, N.C., assigns nurse assistants to provide one-on-one, constant observation for patients who are severely confused, at risk for self-harm or have fallen after trying to get out of their hospital bed.
Editor Merrill Goozner recently spoke with Allscripts Healthcare Solutions COO Paul Black, 59, about his strategy for Allscripts and the future direction of the EHR business. The following is an edited transcript.
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