Humana agreed to pay Texas a $700,000 fine for failing to maintain an adequate number of in-network anesthesiologists at its contracted hospitals in four counties, which led to patients receiving surprise out-of-network bills.
Humana and Heritage Provider Network on Wednesday unveiled a new value-based agreement that will bring the physician-led care organization into Humana's Medicare Advantage network.
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Humana and private equity firms TPG Capital and Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe have closed on their acquisitions of Curo Health Services and Kindred Healthcare.
Modern Healthcare reporter Tara Bannow is attending the Healthcare Financial Management Association's annual conference in Las Vegas this week, an annual gathering of system financial leaders and vendors who provide products for revenue cycle management, data analytics and other services.
Prime Healthcare can challenge Humana's alleged underpayment for healthcare services delivered to Medicare Advantage beneficiaries, a federal court judge said in a potentially precedent-setting ruling.
Health insurers have been buying physician practices for decades. The Affordable Care Act was expected to prompt a surge of such purchases. While that never fully materialized, some pretty significant deals emerged.
Louisville, Ky.-based Humana reported higher revenue in the first-quarter of 2018 driven by higher membership in its Medicare Advantage business.
It's Q1 earnings season. Some of the industry's heavy hitters are up this week.
Humana's incentive program will award hospitals annual rate hikes based on how they perform on measures assessing patient safety, experience and outcomes.
Humana and two private equity firms plan to create the hospice-care giant by combining Curo Health Services and Kindred at Home.
With healthcare costs skyrocketing and the health of Americans suffering amid a fragmented system, there's a critical need to shift to a patient-centered healthcare system focused on outcomes and the value patients receive for their healthcare dollar.