We received more than 150 nominations for our 2015 class of Up & Comers. In choosing the winners, the editors looked for something more than the exemplary leadership skills that are required to reach the top rungs of any field.
In 2010, Humana shelled out nearly $800 million for occupational and urgent care provider Concentra, starting a small wave of insurers buying providers. But it turns out insurers are more interested in striking new types of contracts with providers than owning them.
A list of healthcare's 20 most frequently billed Medicare DRGs, ranked by 2013 Medicare patient discharges. Source: Truven Health Analytics. Published Oct. 12, 2015, p. 30.
South Carolina was ravaged by storms this past weekend that has caused major flooding throughout the past week. Hospital officials say conditions are improving, but problems persist.
More Medicare Advantage plans nabbed top quality marks for their 2016 plans than last year, but the CMS' star ratings, released Thursday, show that private Medicare plans are still failing on many levels.
State Medicaid agencies are bracing for hundreds of millions in new obligations thanks to a significant increase in Medicare premiums.
Wall Street will be on full alert next week to see if healthcare companies' earnings reports will rejuvenate their slumping stocks and the broader U.S. market. Johnson & Johnson and UnitedHealth Group will be among the first to report.
Telemedicine crossed another milestone this week in a long march toward validation as a new American Medical Association group met to develop additional billing codes for the services.
For the second year in a row, the nation's top two kidney-care providers performed at significantly different levels of quality, according to CMS data released Thursday. DaVita beat out competitor Fresenius in the four- and five-star categories.