Physicians still aren't flocking to a CMS program aimed at coordinating care for Medicare beneficiaries with chronic conditions.
Michigan is slowly moving forward on a plan to place its $2.8 billion Medicaid nursing home and long-term care services programs under the management of private health plans.
Electronic health records were supposed to lower administrative costs, but they may not be getting the job done, according to the study. Administrators and clinicians sometimes spend more than an hour on billing and insurance activities for a single visit.
California University of Science and Medicine's School of Medicine is expected to open in August. Prime Healthcare Foundation, the not-for-profit affiliate of for-profit health system Prime Healthcare Services, provided more than $60 million for establishment of the medical school.
A new study calls for community health centers to make securing housing a top priority for their patient populations.
The administration's proposal, meant to expand access to affordable healthcare options, would allow consumers to buy short-term insurance plans that last up to 12 months, compared with a maximum of less than three months under current law.
The decline of the independent medical practice and lack of physician-owned hospitals caused by consolidation have negative implications for continuity of patient care, quality, innovation and cost, the Physicians Advocacy Institute warned Congress.
Mayo Clinic President and CEO Dr. John Noseworthy will retire at year's end after nearly a decade leading the Rochester, Minn.-based health system.
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Many health plans are facing uncertainties: the changing health insurance landscape, the speed at which value- based care is approaching, and growing demands from customers, to name a few. At least one investment may help executives meet each of these challenges—an investment in analytics.
Some patients who overdose are revived quickly with a reversal drug like naloxone. But depending on how fast they reach the hospital, and what kind of opioid they took, others may be put on a ventilator. They can wind up in the hospital for days, perhaps weeks.
Modern Healthcare's CEO Power Panel survey indicates healthcare leaders still fear unbridled drug costs and wonder if the industry has reached a breaking point.