Provider groups called on the CMS to create more opportunities for physicians to participate in existing and new alternative payment models to advance the Innovation Center's mission of moving healthcare delivery from volume to value.
Mayo Clinic doubles operating income in third quarter, giving ammo to critics of rural hospital cuts
While Mayo Clinic's financials improved, it has endured harsh criticism from residents and public officials of Albert Lea, Minn., who decry Mayo's decision to strip services from the rural community's hospital.
Out of nearly 24,000 resolved state and federal lawsuits against Florida doctors in the past decade, the state's Health Department filed disciplinary charges just 128 times, according to a newspaper report.
More and more medical procedures are moving to the strip mall, thanks to high-deductible insurance plans that are turning patients into penny-pinchers. Hospital systems like Edward-Elmhurst Health are reacting, hedging their bets on what have been lucrative captive practices.
Community health centers fear federal funds will come too late, leading to cuts in prevention efforts
While community health centers remain cautiously optimistic that the latest effort to extend federal funding for their programs will succeed, when and where the money comes from is important to them as well.
The federal government is moving to dismiss a lawsuit it brought two years ago against the national nursing-care provider after a judge tossed out the government's key witness over issues of credibility.
Mercy Medical Center employee Mavis Wanczyk won the biggest undivided lottery jackpot in U.S. history, $758.7 million.
The LHC Group and Almost Family merger highlights the growing importance providers are putting on post-acute care in a value-driven payment model.