Advertisement

Receive unlimited access to Modern Healthcare's Research & Data Center with a Premium Subscription

Subscribe Today

Healthcare news this week …

Detroit Medical Center awaits inspections

Detroit Medical Center awaits inspections

By Jay Greene  |  October 15, 2018

Detroit Medical Center faces a surprise quality inspection that could happen any time from state and federal regulators, according to officials from the Chicago office of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulation.

4,100 more Arkansans lose Medicaid over work requirements

4,100 more Arkansans lose Medicaid over work requirements

October 15, 2018

More than 4,100 Medicaid expansion enrollees in Arkansas will lose coverage for the rest of 2018 because they did not comply with the state's work requirement. That's on top of the 4,353 people who were dropped last month.

Medicare Advantage riding high as new insurers flock to sell to seniors

Medicare Advantage riding high as new insurers flock to sell to seniors

By Phil Galewitz  |  October 15, 2018

Healthcare experts widely expected the Affordable Care Act to hobble Medicare Advantage. But Since 2010, enrollment in Medicare Advantage has doubled to more than 20 million enrollees, growing from a quarter of Medicare beneficiaries to more than a third.

Tariffs add weight to healthcare construction

Tariffs add weight to healthcare construction

October 15, 2018

While healthcare construction projects haven't been delayed or canceled yet, providers are asking construction companies how they should rethink their projects and designs to minimize costs.

Family wins Pontiac General 'pay-for-play' residency case

Family wins Pontiac General 'pay-for-play' residency case

By Jay Greene  |  October 15, 2018

A jury in federal court in Port Huron, Mich., unanimously said Tuesday that Pontiac General Hospital breached a contract with the Canadian parents of an international medical school graduate who paid $400,000 believing their son would be accepted into the hospital's residency program.

Study: Without Medicaid expansion, poor forgo medical care

Study: Without Medicaid expansion, poor forgo medical care

By Associated Press  |  October 15, 2018

Low-income people in states that haven't expanded Medicaid are much more likely to forgo needed medical care than the poor in other states, according to a government report. Several states have Medicaid expansion on the ballot in November.

MBA programs for physicians: 2018

MBA programs for physicians: 2018

October 13, 2018

A list of the nation's largest business graduate schools for physician-executives, ranked by number of full-time students enrolled in the 2017-18 year. Source: Modern Healthcare's 16th annual survey of business graduate schools. Published October 15, 2018, p. 34.

Breastfeeding pods now trending at sports stadiums

Breastfeeding pods now trending at sports stadiums

By Modern Healthcare  |  October 13, 2018

A new trend is giving a break to breastfeeding sports fans. Lactation stations have started popping up in sports spaces: basketball arenas and baseball and football stadiums.

Commentary: Health systems must respond to climate change now

Commentary: Health systems must respond to climate change now

By Dr. Karen DeSalvo and Christine Petrin  |  October 13, 2018

Now is the time to take a proactive approach. No community can afford to wait for disaster to strike before strengthening its public health and healthcare system infrastructure.


1 - 20 of 66
Advertisement
X

Subscribe and SAVE 50%

View our best offer
Subscribe to Print