Michael Williams, 62, is retiring as the founding CEO of Community Hospital Corp., an organization that owns, manages or consults with nearly 30 hospitals in the U.S., most of which are rural.
The CMS continues to adjust its formula for distributing disproportionate-share payments for safety net hospitals based on initial assumptions about insurance coverage under the ACA that have not panned out.
Joanne Inman has been promoted to president of Sentara Leigh Hospital, Norfolk, Va., and other news makers
Joanne Inman has been promoted to president of Sentara Leigh Hospital, Norfolk, Va. The facility is part of Sentara Healthcare, a system serving Virginia and North Carolina.
The court's term that ended late last month wasn't nearly so straightforward for the industry. At least half a dozen notable cases left some people cheering and others wringing their hands. And the midterm death of Justice Antonin Scalia appears to have affected some of the outcomes.
In the proposed 2017 physician fee schedule, the CMS suggests expanding a program aimed at helping people avoid diabetes. The CMS suggests starting the program in 2018 and is seeking comment on whether to launch the effort nationally or in additional select markets.
Dallas-based Baylor Scott & White Health has acquired Lakeway (Texas) Regional Medical Center, a 106-bed hospital.
Chris Mowan has been named president and CEO of HCA's Medical City Dallas (Texas) Hospital, effective July 25.
In what many are calling the biggest abortion decision in years, the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday struck down a Texas law that limited women's access to the procedure. Many states have similar restrictions.
This week, the nation's highest court will weigh in on abortion case Whole Woman's Health v. Hellerstedt.
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota is cutting back its participation in the state's Affordable Care Act insurance exchange next year after losing nearly $300 million in the individual market in 2015.
The CMS says it's well on its way to dragging hospital systems into the brave new world of risk-based contracting. The systems say, not really.
Faced with a looming doctor shortage, some hospitals and health systems are turning to screening programs for aging surgeons as an alternative to setting a mandatory retirement age.