In a conversation with Modern Healthcare editor Merrill Goozner, Ascension CEO Anthony Tersigni explains how the Catholic system's business strategy aligns with its mission to care for all people, particularly the poor and vulnerable.
'We need a healthcare policy in this country. We don't have one. We have a healthcare financing policy'
Modern Healthcare editor Merrill Goozner recently asked Ascension CEO Anthony Tersigni about the steps they've taken to reduce the financial burden for low-income people when they access the healthcare system and other major issues affecting the sprawling system's operations.
In the wake of the Orlando shooting, Ascension CEO Anthony Tersigni asks: How many more tragedies must this nation endure before we fully recognize that mental health and behavior disorders are forms of disease that deserve the same attention and resources as any other pervasive disease?
Despite mounting public concern about sky-high pay levels for top-ranked corporate officials, the highest-paid executives at not-for-profit healthcare institutions racked up massive pay increases in 2013.
Thank you for the thought-provoking editorial on the need for further healthcare reform: "Think big of healthcare finance reform".
Ascension CEO Anthony Tersigni shrugs off pending and possible deals between large insurers. The system, he says, is preparing to take on risk itself for self-insured employers.
Hours after the Supreme Court delivered an opinion upholding ACA subsidies for millions of Americans, Ascension CEO Anthony Tersigni describes what it means for one of the largest not-for-profit healthcare organizations in the U.S. He spoke with Modern Healthcare Editor Merrill Goozner.
The Affordable Care Act is accomplishing its goal of extending affordable healthcare coverage to the uninsured as well as making coverage more secure for those who have insurance. This country cannot afford to go backward now.
Ascension Health, the St. Louis-based not-for-profit that includes one of the largest U.S. health systems, sees self-insured employers as the market for its growing health insurance arm.
One of the nation's largest health systems will for the first time set a systemwide minimum wage of $11 an hour.
Insurers were bullish on their prospects and circumspect on an expected rash of M&A. Aetna CEO Mark Bertolini said it will “take one big transaction to tip the whole thing off.”
The man who may have to keep his veto pen handy to block congressional Republican efforts to repeal or roll back the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act took the top spot in Modern Healthcare's 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare.