Women who have to travel longer distances to receive abortion services are more than twice as likely to end up getting follow-up care within their local emergency departments, according to a new study, which researchers say raises the cost of such services.
Detroit's Straith Hospital for Special Surgery in Southfield is hoping a new pain center focused on procedures and physical therapy instead of medication management will generate 1,300 procedures and a projected $1.5 million in billable revenue its first year of operation, the hospital said.
The CBO says that ending CSR payments to insurers would cost the federal government more than continuing to pay them, because insurers would hike premiums, and subsidies would then rise as well.
Chinese billionaire Tianqiao Chen ended months of relative quiet at CHS by buying 9.8 million more shares of the company under an activist flag.
For an institution accustomed to securing multimillion-dollar donations, Cleveland Clinic's latest fundraising effort has some relatively small targets: projects up to $10,000.
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Providers increasingly are conducting advance care planning conversations with Medicare beneficiaries thanks to new CMS billing codes and a push to prepare early for patients' final days. The trend resulted in them drawing down $93 million in additional revenue last year.
As executive compensation continues to rise, the biggest pay hikes are being doled out to executives who can lead hospitals and health systems through the industry's transformation into one that favors value over volume.
Just when you thought the Republican drive to repeal the Affordable Care Act was finally dead, there is a plausible new scenario being discussed on how Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell could resuscitate it.
The CMS is warning states that using voluntary donations from hospitals to fund their share of Medicaid expansion could violate federal law. New Hampshire's expansion program could end next year because it relies on such donations.
The Rauner administration has awarded bids to six insurers in his quest to overhaul a major Medicaid cost-saving initiative, cutting in half the number of participating carriers.
Patients walking in the front door of the University of Minnesota Health Clinics and Surgery Center in Minneapolis may do a double take, thinking instead that they've entered an Apple store.