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65,000 providers have been cut from state Medicaid rolls

65,000 providers have been cut from state Medicaid rolls

A provision of the Affordable Care Act that requires providers to revalidate or recertify their Medicaid reimbursement eligibility has caused 65,000 providers to be stripped from the federal program, according to a Modern Healthcare analysis.

Piedmont taking over 27 Walgreens clinics in Atlanta

By Dave Barkholz  |  February 22, 2017
Piedmont taking over 27 Walgreens clinics in Atlanta

Piedmont Healthcare has agreed to take over and operate 27 Walgreens in-store clinics in the Atlanta metropolitan area. Piedmont joins systems in other states which have bought or leased retail clinics meant to provide fast, convenient care for patients with minor ailments.

Doctors, payers may dislike changes to primary-care model

By Virgil Dickson  |  February 21, 2017
Doctors, payers may dislike changes to primary-care model

A tweak in the way some providers are reimbursed under a new primary-care payment model could deter providers from joining the Medicare initiative known as Comprehensive Primary Care Plus.



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