Patients avoiding elective surgeries and other procedures because of skyrocketing out-of-pocket costs were cited by hospital chains as a primary cause of softening hospital volumes in the second quarter.
Health insurers' early ACA rate filings for the most popular plans show wide variation in premium changes for 2018, ranging from a 49% increase to a decrease of 5%, a Kaiser Family Foundation analysis shows.
Kosinski, 65, a gastroenterologist with the 50-member Illinois Gastroenterology Group, spent five years developing Project Sonar, an app to track patient wellness. For the patients it has monitored, it has lowered annual disease-related hospital costs by 64 percent and lowered the overall cost of...
The 60-year-old Dallas-area doctor and six co-defendants defrauded Medicare and Medicaid out of almost $375 million by certifying 11,000 Medicare beneficiaries through home health providers. Their numbers would have made the doctor's Medicare practice the busiest in the country.
Deloitte recently surveyed 20 CEOs from largehealth systems across the country to uncover what's top of mind and how they are moving forward in an uncertain—and sometimes challenging—market.
The Trump administration has placed a one-year moratorium on the so-called 25% rule, and hospitals hope it signals the end of a looming budget cut that they've been fighting for years.
Opioid makers pay tens of millions of dollars to doctors, raising concerns that the payments may affect prescribing habits.
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North Carolina's model will control costs and improve health outcomes for the roughly 2 million people in the state who qualify for Medicaid, according to supporters. The state is expected to spend $3.7 billion this fiscal year on Medicaid.
The Oregon Health Authority director resigned at the request of the Gov. Kate Brown after a communication plan became public detailing how the agency intended to damage the reputation of one of the state's coordinated care organizations.
Presence Health, the largest Catholic health system in Illinois, is selling two downstate hospitals to OSF HealthCare. The move comes as the 12-hospital system works to turn around its finances by shedding workers and naming new leadership.
Allscripts' McKesson acquisition gives the EHR vendor a boost in its national footprint, Puerto Rican doctors leave the island for the continental U.S., and Andy Slavitt says Obamacare has "had no support for the last seven years."