The massive physician payment rule continues a trend of exempting a large number of doctors from MIPS.
The Trump Administration's effort to reduce drug prices should not include altering or cutting the 340B program as it won't lead to lower drug costs, hospitals are telling HHS.
Two lists rank the nation's largest healthcare provider/payer organization associations and the largest supplier associations by 2016 revenue. Information in these charts was compiled from IRS Forms 990.
FEMA didn't have the infrastructure in place to share information quickly enough to properly react to hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria, according to its after-action report. That left many providers in the dark as they tried to recover.
AHIP's four new members focus on Medicaid managed care and Medicare Advantage portfolios. They have joined the trade group as the industry faces bullish prospects for government business.
Arkansas' requirement took effect last month. Participants in the program lose coverage if they don't meet the work requirement for three months in a calendar year.
Most health systems that responded to Modern Healthcare's Hospital Systems Survey said hiring more physicians either did not materially change their financial performance or actually improved it, a surprising finding given research that shows hospitals lose money on employed physicians.
To help meet the growing demand for genetics services amid a national shortage of genetic providers, some health systems in northeast Ohio have turned to telemedicine.
Nearly half of urgent-care patients diagnosed with conditions that don't require antibiotics received a prescription for one anyway, raising concerns that the practice will contribute to the spread of antimicrobial-resistant pathogens.
Andrea Walsh took over as CEO in June 2017. It's been mostly smooth sailing for Walsh, but an easy start shouldn't be surprising given Walsh's 23-year tenure at HealthPartners, most recently as executive vice president and chief marketing officer.
Hospitals represent one of the heaviest users of energy and a top generator of waste, potentially creating significant concerns around their carbon footprint at the same time they do so much good.