Millennial and Generation Z consumers are more unhappy than older people with many characteristics of traditional healthcare, such as treatment effectiveness and lack of convenience and responsiveness, a new survey found.
Commercial and Medicare Advantage plans pay mental health providers in their networks significantly lower rates than traditional Medicare pays, which likely reduces access for patients.
About one-third of Medicare ACOs have until Feb. 19 to decide if they want to renew their Medicare Shared Savings Program contract in light of changes made to the program. The ACOs say that's not a lot of time to figure out if they should assume more risk.
Zocdoc will begin charging doctors in New York state for each new patient who books an appointment using its service instead of a monthly fee.
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Office-based doctors are accepting new Medicaid patients at a lower rate compared with Medicare and private insurance, according to a new MACPAC study.
Nearly half of physicians report feelings of burnout, and women suffer higher rates of burnout than men, according to a Medscape survey .
An intensive-care doctor at Mount Carmel Health System in Ohio ordered "significantly excessive and potentially fatal" doses of pain medicine for at least 27 near-death patients, sparking two wrongful death lawsuits against the provider.
Unlike other major hospitals in Southeast Michigan that self-fund dozens of medical residents and fellows, all 79 residents are expected to be funded by the CMS because Detroit Medical Center has room under its federal resident reimbursement cap number.
The CMS is giving new accountable care organizations one month to apply to a new program forcing them to take on more risk. But the providers say that deadline is far too short.
The New Jersey Department of Health says more than 3,000 patients at a surgery center may have been exposed to HIV, hepatitis B and hepatitis C.
An appeal is expected in a lawsuit in which a physician IPA won a $58 million class-action judgment against Wellmont Health System based on allegations that the system tried to undermine the IPA and signed payer contracts outside the network.