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.
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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.
The four men and their companies were indicted for attempting to defraud insurers by overbilling for various prescriptions.
Maine Gov. Paul LePage's top health official and vocal Medicaid expansion critic Mary Mayhew has been named as director of Medicaid and CHIP at the CMS.
The CMS released a proposed rule that would require drugmakers to list prices for their drugs in their consumer advertising.
Ochsner invests in new ways to manage primary care opioid prescribing, Merck ditches Lantus biosimilar marketing plans and Bank of America sees profit soar by 32%.
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.
The Kentucky Hospital Association launched a program allowing hospitals to share patient information so they can better coordinate care for babies born with opioid withdrawal symptoms.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Johns Hopkins University and Health System worked with researchers at the University of Cambridge to better address a prevailing culture where frontline staff felt afraid or intimidated to bring up patient safety issues with tenured physicians.
Electronic health record software installations can take a financial toll on hospitals and health systems as they wrestle with temporarily lower patient volumes and disruptions to workflows, as well as higher IT costs.
Where there's a need, there's an Up & Comer. Whether it's lifesaving operations or trouble obtaining insurance, the delivery system plays a dramatic role in people's lives. This rings true for this year's class of dynamic young leaders.
Healthcare provider execs shared their perspective on recruitment, retention, diversity, inclusion and the patient experience at Modern Healthcare's Workplace of the Future Conference.
Johns Hopkins University is naming a research building for Henrietta Lacks, whose cells were taken without her consent and widely used in revolutionary research.
Some health systems are grooming junior employees from minority backgrounds to become the next generation of leaders, so that they will better reflect the growing diversity of the patient and community populations.
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.