Sen. Ted Cruz Sunday said he doesn't yet support the Graham-Cassidy bill. He voted yes in July when the GOP last tried to repeal ACA. The Texas Republican also said the bill lacks the vote of Sen. Mike Lee of Utah.
Senate GOP leaders are crafting 11th-hour changes in their last-ditch Obamacare repeal bill to win over Sens. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska and Susan Collins of Maine, and the revised legislation may be released this weekend, Politico reports.
For providers who lack internet access or who've been hit by natural disasters, meaningful use exemptions pre-empt penalties.
Republican leaders are scrambling to win over wavering senators for their last-ditch effort to dismantle the Affordable Care Act, as lawmakers fret over the Graham-Cassidy bill's projected funding cuts to their states.
The remaining 17 health plans and HMOs started by hospital systems since 2010 lost money in 2016 and at least six others have gone out of business or are in the process of winding down.
Rural hospitals have long wanted to be part of the so-called 340B program, too, but were blocked from participating until the Affordable Care Act . But, unlike bigger hospitals, rural hospitals can't get discounts on expensive drugs that treat rare diseases.
With health systems treating larger and more diverse patient populations, leaders are looking for managers focused on retaining a workforce that reflects the community.
Studies that have looked at medical home care models for longer time periods produce better results than more short-term focused studies.
Community health centers favor medical homes for primary care, although a recent study indicates they do not reduce healthcare costs.
Nominations are now being accepted for Modern Healthcare's third annual Excellence in Nursing Awards.
As patient satisfaction and well-being become more intimately tied to the performance of healthcare organizations, leaders would be smart to listen to employees and become personally invested in their advancement.
Centura CEO Peter Banko on broadening partnerships with physicians and payers while lowering costs for consumers.