The CMS' lack of guidance on a new requirement for hospitals to notify Medicare patients why they are receiving observation care could cause hospitals to lose billing privileges and patients, providers say.
Bernard Tyson discusses mental health, the social determinants of health and Kaiser Permanente's always-active expansion strategy.
A coalition of six physicians' groups sent a letter Wednesday to Congress critical of the latest version of the American Health Care Act, which would give states the option of scaling back essential health benefits such as mental health coverage.
HCA Holdings is planning a massive expansion of urgent-care centers and free-standing emergency departments this year as it builds out patient access points in its 14 major markets.
An uncertain future in a post-ACA world could eliminate many of the gains community health centers have made over the past decade.
Post-acute care strategy may not have always been on the top of the agenda for health care organizations. But in today's value-based care world, the question now is not whether to work with post-acute, but how.
Vitas Healthcare, based in Miami, is denying that it paid kickbacks to Dr. Farid Fata, who is serving a 45-year prison sentence for putting hundreds of patients through needless cancer treatments.
The CMS is proposing a six-month delay for home health agencies to implement a final rule aimed at improving their operations and patient care.