N.Y. dual-eligibles demo enrollment dropping

By Andis Robeznieks and Virgil Dickson  |  October 03, 2015

New York's experiment to better coordinate care for low-income and disabled state residents who are dually eligible for Medicaid and Medicare is losing hundreds of beneficiaries.

Aiming to provide concierge care 'for the masses'

Aiming to provide concierge care 'for the masses'

September 12, 2015

Dr. David Feinberg, who succeeded Dr. Glenn Steele as president and CEO of Geisinger Health System, discusses his system's genetic research program, the challenges of managing the health of Medicaid patients and how he plans to make Geisinger more patient-centered.

Uncertainty reigns over possible end of 9/11 health programs

By Associated Press  |  September 10, 2015

Fourteen years after the 9/11 attacks, a new round of uncertainty looms for people exposed to the million tons of toxic dust that fell on New York when hijacked jets toppled the World Trade Center. Two federal programs that promised billions of dollars in compensation and medical care to sick 9/11...

Pennsylvania to dig into surprise medical charges

By Bob Herman  |  September 09, 2015

The Pennsylvania Insurance Department will hold an October hearing in an effort to eliminate or mitigate the impact of unexpected out-of-network bills on consumers, and the Keystone State is not alone in investigating and regulating surprise medical bills.

Hospital, health system jobs rise in August

By Modern Healthcare  |  September 05, 2015

Hospitals and health systems added 15,900 jobs last month, according to preliminary seasonally adjusted figures from the Bureau of Labor Statistics released last week. Hospitals created more than 100,000 jobs in the first eight months of this year alone.

CMS cost-sharing test viewed as model

CMS cost-sharing test viewed as model

By Bob Herman  |  September 05, 2015

A new test within the Medicare Advantage program will lower out-of-pocket costs for chronically ill patients who seek high-value services and providers.

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