Single-payer advocates need to articulate how their plan will be paid for. To generate broad-based political support, they will need to show that provider rates will be adequate; that insurers can have a role in the system; and that the public's fear of change can be assuaged.
Total executive compensation rose 4.8% from 2017 to 2018, a slight slowdown from the past several years and a sign that rising scrutiny of executive pay might be having an impact.
Kevin Fleming, Providence St. Joseph Health's vice president of orthopedics and sports medicine, talks about the organization's approach to managing physician preference items and savings earned through bundled payments.
Armed with comprehensive data, insurers are ramping up their efforts to control costs through population health management.
HHS received over 3,000 comments on the Trump administration's Blueprint to Lower Drug Prices, which was released in May. Hospitals, health insurers and drugmakers had plenty to say on how to address soaring drug prices
The Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee held its second hearing on healthcare spending Tuesday, with lawmakers and witnesses trying to drill down on big questions that could lead to concrete health policy.
UnitedHealth Group saw revenue climb 13.3% in the first quarter of 2018 over the prior-year period. What does Q2 have in store?
Foxconn and the newly formed Advocate Aurora Health announced a technology partnership Thursday to gather Foxconn employees' data to lower their healthcare costs and improve their health. If it works, they plan to expand the venture.
Health systems are putting leading-edge digital tools to the test by applying them to mundane administrative tasks, which machines are more suited for anyway.
It's no surprise that labor costs are top of mind for chief financial officers. But with historically low unemployment numbers, that budget line item looms even larger as organizations try to figure out new strategies to not just recruit, but, more importantly, retain workers.
The growing availability of personalized estimator tools makes it harder for hospitals to argue they shouldn't be required to publish prices, as the CMS wants.
The House Veterans' Affairs Committee begins what is likely to be a long oversight process of Cerner's hefty contract to modernize the VA's electronic health record system.