Morgan, Lewis & Bockius claimed the top spot on Modern Healthcare's 2020 Healthcare Law Firms Survey, based on the number of healthcare lawyers employed in 2019. Source: Modern Healthcare's 2020 Healthcare Law Firms Survey. Published June 29, 2020.
A list of the nation's 20 largest physician staffing firms ranked by number of physician recruiters as of June 2020. Sources: Modern Healthcare reporting and the National Association of Physician Recruiters. Published June 15, 2020, p. 31.
With financial hits of up to $6.6 million, CMS' readmission reduction penalties can have a severe effect on hospitals' bottom lines.
Here is the full dataset of hospitals that received penalties and bonuses from CMS for their readmission rates from 2016-2019. Shortened urban and rural lists of providers given the largest readmission reduction penalties appear in the May 25 and June 8, 2020 issues.
Source: Publicly available data powered by HMP Metrics.
On March 28 and in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, CMS expanded its temporary loan programs to provide nearly $60 billion to more than 21,000 in accelerated payments to Medicare Part A providers and $40.4 billion in advance payments to nearly 24,000 Part B suppliers. Providers are petitioning Congress, the Treasury Department, HHS and CMS to lower the interest rates for the accelerated payments.
A list of all 50 states and District of Columbia ranked by percentage of population not covered by health insurance as of January 1, 2018. Source: U.S. Census Bureau, "Health Insurance Coverage in the United States: 2018." Published May 4, 2020, p. 29.