Humana and two private equity firms plan to create the country's largest hospice operator by combining Curo Health Services and Kindred at Home.
The parent of Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Illinois, the state's largest insurer, made more than a billion dollars last year, rebounding after three years of Affordable Care Act-related duress.
The venture aims to leverage machine learning and artificial intelligence to boost revenue and cash flow while lowering the cost of bill collecting. It's slated to launch this summer.
Community Health Systems has signed a definitive agreement to sell Munroe Regional Medical Center in Ocala, Fla., to Adventist Health System Sunbelt Healthcare Corp.
The merger of Mountain States Health Alliance and Wellmont Health System will result in 150 layoffs, according to the combined system's executive chairman. Another 49 empty positions will also be eliminated.
Generic-drug manufacturers, which source most of their active ingredients from China and India, could be hit the hardest by President Donald Trump's proposed tariffs, experts said.
Fifer, who took over the HFMA in 2012 after 11 years as vice president of hospital finance at Spectrum Health in Grand Rapids, Mich., says industry leaders are starting to do a better job of listening to consumers.