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.
Moody's maintained its negative outlook on the not-for-profit hospital sector as weak volume trends, reimbursement compression, more Medicare patients and growing bad-debt loads will limit revenue growth.
Tenet Healthcare Corp. sold its small Medicare Advantage plan serving California seniors—marking the Dallas-based hospital system's exit from the health insurance business, first announced in 2016.
Four premature babies in the neonatal ICU have contracted the Acinetobacter baumannii bacteria since September, three of whom died, according to public health officials.
Children's National Health System and HSC Health Care System signed a letter of intent to partner. The Washington, D.C.-based pediatric providers aim to finalize the partnership next year.
Little River Healthcare, the bankrupt company that's poised to shutter two hospitals, closed a primary- and specialty-care clinic in Temple, Texas.
Some private equity investors are focused on developing high-end residential facilities for self-pay and commercially insured patients rather than comprehensive outpatient services for publicly and privately insured patients.
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