While a Medicare Payment Advisory Commission study found that 340B hospitals don't have incentives to buy more expensive drugs, it didn't account for differences in disease progression or a critical change in 340B payments.
On-the-ground reports from the J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference in San Francisco, including CMS Administrator Seema Verma's claim that more states will choose to relinquish their federal Medicaid match in favor of block grants and waivers.
Christus Trinity Mother Frances Health System developed an electronic system that automatically alerts the health system's local organ procurement organization when a dying patient has qualified as a possible organ donor.
The median salary for the CEO of a New York metropolitan-area hospital or health system was more than $1.1 million in 2017, plus about $58,000 in other compensation such as retirement-plan contributions and fringe benefits.
Nebraska's Medicaid waiver could beat legal scrutiny by creating a two-tiered Medicaid expansion with a work requirement, but critics say the plan is too complicated, ill-conceived and won't help people work or get the care they need.