PricewaterhouseCoopers Health Research Institute projected that medical costs in 2018 will increase by 6.5% from 2017, but that still outpaces general inflation by two to three times and is unsustainable.
The Health Care Cost Institute, a not-for-profit organization focused on improving price transparency, has appointed the CMS' chief data officer Niall Brennan as president and executive director.
As reimbursement dollars are increasingly tied to performance outcomes, it's harder for small and medium-sized hospitals to remain independent.
A Q&A featuring Anita Mahon on how merging clinical and financial data can improve care delivery and contain costs for health systems.
The American public will find out this week what the impact will be for the controversial American Health Care Act, which ends protections for people with pre-existing conditions and ends Medicaid expansion.
The rising cost of employer-sponsored health benefits in the U.S. is slowing, but still outpacing cost growth across Europe.
How to properly identify truths and avoid misconceptions around the new quality reporting program, MIPS.
A report by researchers at the Health Care Cost Institute found costs of services vary dramatically depending on a patient's ZIP code.
The itemized price lists that hospitals set for procedures have increased healthcare costs across the board. More transparency and charge standardization would stabilize costs.
Rideshare companies have been called on to help non-emergency medical transportation providers tackle one of the most complex problems in healthcare: ensuring patients show up to their scheduled doctors appointments.
Bundled payments are fraught with surprises and challenges, but adopting a value-based payment mindset can have far reaching benefits to patients, physicians and hospitals.
Drugmakers are fighting back against a request by U.S. senators who want HHS Secretary Tom Price to make it easier to import drugs from Canada as a strategy to combat rising drug prices.