Healthcare providers have mixed responses to the administration's aggressive linkage of uncompensated-care funding to Medicaid expansion. Hospital leaders in Florida, Kansas, Tennessee and Texas strongly support Medicaid expansion but don't want to risk losing the money.
For women who aspire to healthcare's executive-level roles, advanced education and the willingness to take risks may not be enough. Surveys of corporate leadership and healthcare management point to a continued, though narrowing, disparity of women to men in leadership roles.
The American Hospital Association has tapped Manuel Tomás León to lead its Institute for Diversity in Health Management.
Tenet Healthcare Corp. named Tim Adams senior VP of operations and integration for the Dallas-based hospital chain and Eric Evans CEO of its newly created Texas Region.
Texas officials and the Obama administration are nearing a showdown over Medicaid expansion that threatens billions of dollars of federal funding that helps healthcare providers care for low-income Texans and improve the quality of care.
Data Points for the week of April 20, 2015, covered the following topics: Healthcare costs, Medicaid, CHIP, foreign-educated nurses, prescriptions for Medicaid beneficiaries
Alito signs order temporarily granting relief to several Pennsylvania religious organizations, and other news
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito signed an order last week temporarily granting relief to several Pennsylvania religious organizations from a lower court's decision that they must notify insurers of their intention not to provide birth control to employees, or face fines under...
The Texas Medical Board's recent decision to limit the practice of telemedicine runs counter to the national trend. Most states are seeking to expand their use of such services to increase healthcare access and reduce costs.
Thanks for bringing the 340B drug discount program to the forefront with the article “Federal watchdogs seek better oversight of 340B drug discounts.”
A former office manager for a Texas home health company pleaded guilty in connection with a massive Dallas-area Medicare fraud scheme.
Texas Health Resources' debt received a rating upgrade from Moody's Investors Service, after the system demonstrated that it has recovered financially from its October Ebola crisis.
The Texas Medical Board dealt a blow to Dallas-based Teladoc and other telemedicine companies when it voted Friday to approve rules sharply limiting the use of telephone and video consultations to remotely treat patients, the New York Times reported.