The CMS is asking accrediting organizations like the Joint Commission to disclose their relationships with providers they accredit for participation in Medicare and consult for.
B.J. Moore will join the health system in January after spending more than two decades at Microsoft, most recently in its cloud and AI division.
Dr. Rasu Shrestha will join the Charlotte, N.C.-based health system in February from UPMC, where he was chief innovation officer. The radiologist will replace Carol Lovin, who was promoted to Atrium's system chief of staff.
Plans are moving forward on a $450 million healthcare campus adjacent to Michigan State University.
Officials for the health system, known as the safety net for the region, hope modern outpatient clinics and a short, comprehensive name attract more insured patients to boost net patient revenue.
Franklin, Tenn.-based Acadia Healthcare, a provider of behavioral health services, said it has removed Joey Jacobs as CEO and chairman.
Health system and health insurer share prices fell at varying levels by Monday's stock market close following a federal judge's ruling to strike down the Affordable Care Act.
Safety-net hospitals, like Mount Sinai on Chicago's West Side, often provide a broad array of community benefit programs that aren't adequately captured by the current tax reporting framework.
Keck Medicine of USC CEO Thomas Jackiewicz is positioning the organization to take on bundled payments, as well as to acquire new hospitals.
At the Institute for Healthcare Improvement's 30th annual conference, social determinants of health were the central theme in several keynote speeches and presentations. Leaders like Dr. Don Berwick called on providers to make this part of their mission.
A federal advisory panel for Medicaid wants HHS to better monitor Medicaid's biggest supplemental payment program for hospitals after finding that states have been overspending billions of dollars.
The pilot program will identify the most frequent users of health services and taxpayer-supported institutions and give them shelter and the proper support to relieve the burden on those facilities.