Lawmakers must work quickly to pass a spending plan in order to keep the federal government open past April 28 while also keeping their promise of repealing and replacing the ACA during the Trump administration's first 100 days.
Hospitals hope the CMS' decision to delay implementing Obama-era bundled-payment initiatives for cardiac and orthopedic care will open the door to making the experiments voluntary.
500 highest paid execs at publicly traded healthcare industry companies: 2017 (Excel-expanded results)
An Excel spreadsheet of the 500 highest paid healthcare-industry executives at publicly traded companies, sorted by total compensation for 2016 as reported to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Source: Modern Healthcare reporting. Published April 17, 2017.
In a state with a glut of empty hospital beds, what health system would think of pitching yet another medical center? Well, this one is tiny. It's a micro-hospital, a concept that has taken off in other parts of the country but has yet to take hold in Illinois.
Challenges in Illinois are a cautionary tale for the rest of the country and highlight how important it is for Medicaid managed-care plans to work effectively with providers.
Public health experts worry that the sudden departure of Vivek Murthy as U.S. surgeon general, coupled with proposed budget cuts, could thwart progress in the war on opioid addition.
A new type of financing is linking private investors who want to do good — and make some money in the process — with not-for-profits looking to get upfront funding for programs where they're paid for results.
CardioNet has agreed to pay HHS $2.5 million for an alleged HIPAA violation, making the company the first wireless health services provider to reach a settlement with HHS.
When they need healthcare, many consumers today go online first. There they find a slew of unfiltered information—some of it helpful, some of it less so, some of it downright misleading. Healthcare systems have taken notice.
When music therapist Christine Vaskas works with babies in the neonatal intensive-care unit, the effect of her interventions are almost always immediately apparent.
Elinore McCance-Katz has been nominated to serve as the HHS' first assistant secretary for mental health and substance abuse.
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