The Senate revised its Affordable Care Act replacement in an effort to replicate the effects of the individual mandate. The change imposes a waiting period on individuals seeking to purchase insurance after letting their coverage lapse.
The Better Care Reconciliation Act would result in a total 49 million Americans being uninsured by 2026, according to a Congressional Budget Office review of the draft bill.
Modern Healthcare is proud to present the 150 companies and organizations that have been named to its Best Places to Work in Healthcare for 2017. An alphabetical list of the companies and organizations is presented here.
Summa Health is eliminating more than 300 positions, cutting services, consolidating units and "re-evaluating our ongoing capital needs" to avoid a $60 million loss projected this year that could threaten its independence, the health system announced on Monday.
A draft version of a White House executive order would allow patients enrolled in high-deductible health plans to access care for chronic conditions before they meet their deductible.
The prospects of a government-run healthcare system in California dimmed Friday when the leader of the state Assembly announced he doesn't plan to take up the single-payer bill this year.
Hospitals and physicians are bracing for higher levels of patient self-pay brought on by high-deductible health plans or lack of insurance, and many aren't prepared for the financial shift, according to a survey of health system chief financial officers and revenue cycle executives.
Wal-Mart Stores will bring Quest Diagnostics' laboratory testing services to 15 Walmart locations in Florida and Texas by the end of the year.
CMOs are being called on by their colleagues in the C-suite to brainstorm new ways to care for patients beyond the hospital walls to prevent pricey readmissions.
An innovative program to reduce costs, improve care continuity and connect high users of emergency departments at four Detroit Medical Center hospitals with a primary-care team has led to significant reductions in unnecessary ER visits, hospitalizations and readmissions.
Henry Ford Health System in Detroit has added several new senior executives to CEO Wright Lassiter III's management team. Two of the three positions are newly created.
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