Few U.S. hospitals offer patients accurate, individualized information about how much they'll have to pay for medical services, experts say. But the CMS is taking an important first step to change that.
After the Affordable Care Act dominated the news in 2017, the healthcare industry will look at reshaping care delivery and payment systems in 2018, according to a survey.
The CMS has given meaningful use a new name: "promoting interoperability," which is exactly what regulators hope to do.
Atrium Health will release Mecklenburg Medical Group physicians from noncompete provisions and allow them to form their own practice.
The King of Prussia, Pa.-based hospital chain generated $224 million in net income in the first quarter of 2018, up from $206 million during the same period in 2017.
Health insurer Anthem's profit grew 30% in 2018's first quarter, while revenue remained flat in the wake of its exiting many regions where it sold Affordable Care Act exchange plans in 2017.
Blacks in the U.S. saw a 28% drop in premature death over the last 25 years, narrowing the gap in earlier-than-expected deaths between whites and blacks, according to a new study.
Humana's incentive program will award hospitals annual rate hikes based on how they perform on measures assessing patient safety, experience and outcomes.
Democrats of the Senate Veterans Affairs' Committee released detailed allegations against VA Secretary nominee Dr. Ronny Jackson, including that he earned the nickname "Candyman" for allegedly reckless prescribing practices. The White House has closed ranks to support Jackson.
A bill in the Michigan Legislature would prohibit bans on pharmacists' answering questions about drug prices.
The clinical affiliation between Maine's second-largest health system and Partners HealthCare-owned Mass General will improve EMHS' telemedicine services, cancer care, population health initiatives, research capacity and care coordination, executives said.
Headlines about the opioid crisis gripping the United States are inescapable. It is a complex, large-scale problem with no single or simple solution. As a general internist, I have seen its devastating impact across the care continuum.