Tennessee is looking to reverse an Obama-era cut to its uncompensated-care costs and secure more money from the Trump administration, saying the current federal funding isn't enough to cover its hospitals' losses.
Patients with treatment-resistant forms of depression are a major driver of healthcare costs, according to a new study, and researchers say that should encourage the industry to develop new therapies.
A Modern Healthcare review of the 20 largest health systems shows charity care spending made up 1.4% of their collective revenue in 2016, a number that's relatively unchanged from 2015.
Edward-Elmhurst Health in west-suburban Chicago overestimated by $92 million how much patients and insurers owed the health system.
The administration's proposal, meant to expand access to affordable healthcare options, would allow consumers to buy short-term insurance plans that last up to 12 months, compared with a maximum of less than three months under current law.
The Wisconsin Legislature has approved conservative Gov. Scott Walker's plan to set up an individual market reinsurance fund before a contentious election cycle. But some of the state's progressives have blasted the move as pure politics.
The decline of the independent medical practice and lack of physician-owned hospitals caused by consolidation have negative implications for continuity of patient care, quality, innovation and cost, the Physicians Advocacy Institute warned Congress.
In comments on the Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement, trade groups and vendors asked the ONC for details about patient matching, data sharing and other topics related to interoperability.
Health Catalyst starts with data warehousing and applies machine learning analytics to help clients improve outcomes and lower costs.
A new study calls for community health centers to make securing housing a top priority for their patient populations.
Larry Goldberg, 56, will be president of the university medical division at Banner Health, a not-for-profit based in Phoenix with 28 hospitals and other ventures in six states.