Here's what Manhattan freelance writer Marcella Durand feared when she went to an Affordable Care Act enrollment counselor for 2016 health insurance: a “terrible premium with a terrible deductible for a plan that covered nothing.” But she was "absolutely surprised" by a low-cost option.
Employer-based health insurance isn't about to disappear. But its erosion will continue and could eventually reach a tipping point.
A one page list of 21 OECD nations with universal coverage, ranked by percentage change of healthcare GDP from 2000 and 2013. Source: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. Published: Feb. 8, 2016, p. 34.
A doctor convicted of murder for prescribing exorbitant amounts of painkillers that left three patients dead was sentenced Friday to 30 years to life in prison. The doctor, who was accused of prescribing "crazy, outrageous amounts of medication" to patients who didn't even need the drugs,...
Twenty major U.S. corporations, including Coca-Cola Co. and hospital operator HCA, announced Friday that they would share data and expertise in an effort to curb their healthcare costs.
Some believe a federal appeals court decision over hospital classifications could lead to millions of dollars in savings for hospitals across the country. The court Thursday invalidated a Medicare regulation that says certain hospitals can't be classified as both rural and urban.
The healthcare industry, bolstered by the nation's hospitals and health systems, added 36,800 jobs in January.
An all-star group of health information technology experts, including representatives from a dozen of the top health IT system developers, will advise a private-sector initiative to survey and rate health IT products on interoperability.
A number of doctors who face malpractice payments or hospital sanctions for sexual misconduct escape disciplinary actions from their state medical boards, according to a study.
The annual awards presented by the American College of Healthcare Executives recognize accomplished industry leaders at various stages of their careers. Read profiles of this year's winners, who will be feted during ACHE's annual Congress on Healthcare Leadership set for March 14-17 in Chicago.
Help Modern Healthcare mark its 40th anniversary by picking the three most important Best Practices we've reported on over the past several years. It will take only three minutes out of your busy day to read over the list and make your selections.