The CMS paid out more than $380 million in incentive payments through its physician quality-reporting system and electronic-prescribing incentive programs, but more than 400,000 providers accepted pay cuts rather than participate.
Federal, state and local public officials are working to get an HIV outbreak in rural Southern Indiana under control, but new cases are still being reported every day and they don't believe that the outbreak has peaked yet.
A list of the nation's 11 largest for-profit hospital chains, ranked by 2014 revenue as reported to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Source: Modern Healthcare reporting. Published April 18, 2015, p. 30.
The Illinois Hospital Association and the Metropolitan Chicago Healthcare Council have concluded that a combined organization could align services and offer members new business and revenue solutions and better technology, data analytics and information services.
Private health insurance exchange eHealth lost $2.1 million in the first quarter this year and has lost hundreds of thousands of individual exchange members in the past year, the company reported Friday.
The CMS is proposing that inpatient psychiatric facilities get a 1.6% rate increase from Medicare in fiscal 2016 under a proposed rule from the federal agency ssued Friday.
Adeptus Health made a huge splash on Wall Street Thursday as the free-standing emergency room operator posted substantial first-quarter gains in revenue and profit.
Disassembling new gadgets is a geek ritual with every technology release. The gadget-head community who tore apart the Apple Watch found a pulse oximeter that the company has mysteriously chosen not to activate.
The CMS floated a slate of tweaks to Medicare's quality- and safety-reporting requirements in its sweeping proposed rule for 2016 inpatient hospital rates.