New York City's massive public health system has announced a broader strategy to secure its outpatient business and revenue in the face of ongoing financial woes.
John Ulberg Jr., the former CFO for the New York State Medicaid program, aims to help the largest public health system in the country restructure as it looks to avoid a $1.8 billion budget deficit by the 2020 fiscal year.
The head of New York City's public hospital system said he asked his management team to devise a strategy to exit all of its leases and convert empty hospital areas to office space.
NYC Health & Hospitals and UnitedProject Japan are heading to arbitration over $11.5 million in denied inpatient medical claims. Most were for emergency care for patients covered by UnitedProject Japan's Medicaid and Medicare programs.
Dr. Mitchell Katz, who took over as CEO at NYC Health and Hospitals in January, plans to address the public health system's fiscal woes by spending his money where it counts the most: staffing.
Kevin Lynch comes to the nation's largest public health system from Los Angeles County, where he was the CIO for the Department of Health Services.
NYC Health & Hospitals is taking drastic measures to account for the delay of a $380 million payment that it expected to receive from the state in return for treating large numbers of Medicaid and uninsured patients.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo said if Congress doesn't restore disproportionate-share hospital payments by the end of the year, the state Legislature may have to convene for a special session. The state is holding onto the funds until it can determine an equitable way to distribute the money.
NYC Health & Hospitals has yet to receive $380 million in DSH payments for this fiscal year that are apparently caught up in red tape. The nation's largest public health system warns the funding delay has created a "serious" financial situation.
Dr. Mitchell Katz, a Brooklyn native who currently heads up the Los Angeles County Health Agency, faces daunting financial challenges if he's confirmed to lead New York's 11-hospital municipal health system.
William Brown has taken over as CEO at NYC Health & Hospitals Coney Island, replacing Anthony Rajkumar, who resigned, the health system announced Monday.
The largest public healthcare system in the country has faced growing losses in the fiscal year. NYC Health & Hospitals' interim president and CEO Stanley Brezenoff says the layoffs will "help build a stronger, more agile and more stable public healthcare delivery system."