Less than 2% of the 1.1 million clinicians billing Medicare this year will receive a raise stemming from a pay-for-performance program that rewards doctors for improving patients' quality of care.
The South Dakota health system is growing its international footprint, which already includes nine countries. It continues a trend of health systems looking for partnerships abroad.
Providers and payers say CMS' Meaningful Measures initiative is a step in the right direction, but uncertainties still remain around which measures actually matter.
The healthcare industry added roughly 31,000 in December, slightly above the 30,000 added in November, with sectors such as hospitals and physicians' office seeing significant fluctuations at the end of 2017.
The CEO of Boston's Fenway Community Health Center resigned Sunday in the wake of a Boston Globe investigation into years of sexual harassment allegations against a prominent doctor at the center.
The J.P. Morgan Project Japan Conference in San Francisco concluded Thursday with Castlight Health's announcement that the price transparency company expects to break even by the end of 2018 following years of losses, among other presentations.
Surveyors that assess hospitals for compliance with federal and state laws are implementing a new policy that could lead to the closure of some so-called micro-hospitals.
A glitch in the 21st Century Cures act essentially halted Medicare reimbursements for home infusion therapy for years. Time is running out to implement a fix that would take effect in 2019.