Physician-owned practices with more non-physicians earned $100,748 more in net income, according to a new report from the Medical Group Management Association.
Hospitals have adopted a take-no-prisoners approach in the fight with Big Pharma over the 340B drug discount program. Can this strategy hold as Congress, oversight agencies, the courts and the Trump administration ratchet up scrutiny of the program?
Physicians are beginning to question how fair the match program is and whether it meets the needs of doctors-in-training and patients.
A new survey of hospital executives found inpatient utilization increased 0.7% in the second quarter of 2018, down from 1% at the same time in 2017. Patients continue to flock to cheaper outpatient settings for services.
Although health insurance coverage has increased, community health centers saw a 33% increase in patients from 2010 to 2016, according to a new analysis.
The CMS is considering paying home health agencies for remote patient monitoring. In all, the CMS is proposing a 2.1% or $400 million increase in Medicare payments for home health agencies. That's a change from the 0.4% or $80 million cut from last year.
Although the initial results from the family experience surveys on Hospice Compare show overall strong performance, experts say a low-response rate could be tilting results higher.
The CMS on Tuesday announced it would drop a Medicaid rule that since 2014 has allowed unions to have dues paid through checks sent to state-subsidized home healthcare workers.