Prism Healthcare Partners, a national healthcare management consulting firm based in Chicago, has announced several leadership changes.
Debates over the future of the nation's highest court will heat up when President Barack Obama chooses a nominee to replace the late Justice Antonin Scalia.
Nevada will begin conducting independent inspections of group homes contracted by the state to serve the mentally ill, according to a state health official.
A growing number of states are giving advanced practice nurses more leeway to practice primary care. Still, state and national medical societies continue to oppose nurse practitioners gaining broader practice authority.
North American healthcare organizations have become incredibly proficient at integrating their networks—within a state, region or country. But global integration has remained a pipe dream. Until now.
States that rely on HealthCare.gov are still struggling to enroll people deemed eligible for Medicaid, according to a Kaiser Family Foundation survey of Medicaid agencies.
State health insurance officials and industry stakeholders are on the brink of approving model legislation to standardize the network adequacy of health plans. But the fate of that legislation hangs on the priorities of 50 very different state legislatures.
During the 2016 open enrollment for Affordable Care Act plans, exchange shoppers generally will see premium increases, though they vary sharply by plan and by market.
The average premium rate hikes for popular health insurance plans sold on HealthCare.gov for 2016 will be steeper than last year.
Hospitals and health systems have been spending more on advertising in recent years, with an emphasis on educating patients and engaging them in their growing role as healthcare consumers.
While the number of primary-care doctors in retainer-based arrangements remains relatively small—about 6,000 across the U.S.—it has grown by as much as 25% over the past few years. Some experts warn concierge practices threaten to exacerbate the primary-care physician squeeze.
Nevada Health CO-OP is shutting down by Jan. 1, the not-for-profit health plan announced Wednesday. It is now the third co-op to fold, and data suggest it's possible other co-ops may follow suit.