The CMS may have overcorrected when it honored some hospitals' requests to cancel mandatory cardiac pay models. The move means hospitals that were ready to embrace the models could be out millions of dollars.
While hoping for a solution to address the individual market, executives gathered at Modern Healthcare's Leadership Symposium are skeptical that lawmakers will act.
MACRA's approach to reimbursing physicians is here, but many doctors and administrators are still trying to get a handle on how it works. Read on for tips on how to deal with this major change to the Medicare payment system.
A new analysis suggests hospitals should pay more attention to reducing adverse events related to the use of opioids among inpatients.
There has been heightened scrutiny over pharmacy benefit managers' role in drug pricing in recent years. Anthem's creation of its own pharmacy benefit management company could drive change throughout the industry as health plans and PBMs aim to maintain their competitive edge, experts said.
If President Donald Trump prevails in shutting down a major Obamacare health insurance subsidy, it would have the unintended consequence of making free basic coverage available to more people, and making upper-tier plans more affordable.
Athenahealth is shrinking its workforce by 9%, or more than 400 employees, as part of an "organizational redesign" to simplify the cloud-based EHR vendor's structure.
Kite Pharma's newly approved blood cancer treatment, Yescarta, uses gene therapy techniques not to fix disease-causing genes but to turbocharge T cells, immune system soldiers that cancer can often evade.
Arena's job applicant screening platform helps healthcare organizations improve employee retention by algorithmically analyzing applicants' responses to assessments.
Maryland on Thursday launched the website Wear the Cost, which allows residents to look up the cost and quality of certain procedures at the state's hospitals to promote consumerism and transparency.
Richard Breon, president and CEO of Grand Rapids, Mich.-based Spectrum Health, announced Tuesday he will retire in 2019 after 17 years at the helm of the system.
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