CEO George Masi and other leaders of Houston's Harris Health System drew the ire of Texas Gov. Greg Abbott for pushing for Medicaid expansion while the state was trying to renew its big Medicaid waiver. Masi discusses the politics of Medicaid and tightening the charity-care policy at Harris.
George Masi, president and CEO of Houston's Harris Health System, and other leaders at his system and its health plan recently drew the ire of Texas Gov. Greg Abbott for pushing for Medicaid expansion while the state was negotiating with the Obama administration for renewal of its big Medicaid...
Care New England Health System of Providence, R.I., and Southcoast Health System of New Bedford, Mass., announced last week that they are exploring a merger.
Foundation HealthCare, a for-profit surgical hospital company, will acquire a Houston hospital from University General Health System, which entered Chapter 11 bankruptcy in February.
Like many systems, Englewood, Colo.-based Centura Health is turning to retail-oriented healthcare to offer more convenient, accessible care.
The American Hospital Association has promoted Ashley Thompson to senior VP of public policy analysis and development.
The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear a major case on whether a Texas law makes it too difficult for women in the state to get abortions.
The VHA-UHC Alliance's planned acquisition of MedAssets' group purchasing organization and consulting business could open the market to disruptive models, experts and industry insiders say.
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.
Congress should intervene to “refocus” the federal meaningful-use program for electronic health records, says a coalition of 111 medical societies led by the American Medical Association.
The Texas Medical Association wants Congress to intervene and make changes to the federal electronic health-record incentive payment program it's calling "meaninglessl abuse."
During the first two open enrollments under the Affordable Care Act, the government and healthcare organizations emphasized the “carrot” of the law by encouraging low-income and middle-class Americans to reap the benefits of subsidized health coverage. But that message is shifting.