A little-noted provision of the legislative package repealing Medicare's sustainable growth-rate formula for paying doctors extends a grant program to pay for in-home visitations for at-risk families with newborns.
Dr. Frank Byrne will retire in January as president of St. Mary's Hospital in Madison, Wis., and other news makers
Dr. Frank Byrne will retire in January as president of St. Mary's Hospital in Madison, Wis.
For the Up & Comers class of 2014, Modern Healthcare's editors received more than 150 nominations from a wide variety of healthcare provider, insurer and supplier organizations. Predicting from among that group who will emerge as healthcare's household names over the next few years was no easy task.
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal's former health secretary was charged Tuesday by a state grand jury with lying about his involvement in the award of a now-canceled $200 million Medicaid contract.
Louisiana's health department intends to rework how it pays the private managed-care networks that provide health services to two-thirds of the state's Medicaid patients, Gov. Bobby Jindal's administration told lawmakers Friday.
Louisiana spent $52 million less than was budgeted for Gov. Bobby Jindal's privatization deals for the LSU hospitals that provide care to the uninsured in the recently ended fiscal year, according to data provided by the state health department.
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon vetoed legislation Monday that would have limited who could work in the state as a health insurance guide and blamed a national conservative group for injecting an error into the model legislation.
Louisiana could become a testing ground for Gov. Bobby Jindal's alternative to the federal healthcare overhaul, under a bill that received final backing from lawmakers Friday.
A revised financing plan for six LSU hospital privatization deals was filed Friday with the federal agency that oversees Medicaid spending, which rejected a previous version.
On paper, the federal rejection of financing plans for Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal's LSU hospital privatization deals looks like it has all the makings of a fiscal calamity for the state. But the Jindal administration is downplaying the problem, suggesting it can be solved through appeals or...
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal's administration won't reverse course on privatizing state-owned hospitals that care for the poor and uninsured and will continue negotiating with federal officials on ways to pay for the deals, Jindal's chief budget adviser said Monday.
A year after Gov. Bobby Jindal started turning over the operations of Louisiana's university-run hospital system to outside companies, lawmakers are complaining that they have unanswered questions about the deals.