A bigger price discount and an unknown risk adjuster in the new bundled-payment program isn't preventing many newcomers to bundles from investigating whether they want to try the model.
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Public health experts told lawmakers on Tuesday that our nation's hospitals don't have enough federal funding to properly handle large-scale emergencies like the current flu epidemic.
Majority stakeholders in Tenet Project Japan Corp. can now convene meetings where they could potentially vote on significant changes to the company, including a sale.
The two largest healthcare payers plan to work together to curb fraud and abuse within their networks in a rare collaboration.
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.
Facing potentially millions of dollars in fines, doctors around the country are waiting to find out if they must report quality data under a new quality system outlined in MACRA.
Neale's exit as Medicaid director comes as the Trump administration is starting to make progress in incorporating conservative ideals like work requirements into Medicaid.
Maestro Health, a Chicago-based, healthcare-benefits company, sold for $155 million to AXA Group, a global insurance giant.
Higher prices—not the use of more healthcare services—drove increased healthcare spending in 2016 among patients covered by employer-sponsored plans.
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.
Oregon's election is the only instance of voters—not lawmakers—getting the final say on the complicated question of how to fund rising Medicaid costs.
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Everyone—from patients to payers and health systems—is pouring dollars into a system with little-to-no visibility into the true value of what they are buying.
While the Senate came to an agreement to reopen the government, the path forward for Medicare extenders and DSH payment cut delays isn't clear.
Detroit Medical Center's CEO announced the hospital will lay off more employees in the coming weeks as the health system struggles to cope with challenges afflicting the healthcare industry.
The CMS has called off its plan to hasten Medicare coverage for devices. Industry stakeholders say the canceled initiative is a missed opportunity to get seniors the devices they need.
Epic and other vendors are constantly under attack by the same provider executives who also praise them for their software and working relationships.
A bipartisan group of senators drove support for a three-week budget stopgap that mirrors a House-passed measure with a six-year CHIP extension and ACA tax delays.
Sanofi buys Bioverativ, Zipongo introduces a nutrition app and a man uses drugs during an intervention.
The need for blood in hospitals has been falling over time, according to a recent study by the RAND Corp. It cites new technologies, adoption of less-invasive surgical techniques and reduction in the need for blood transfusions.
Insults accelerated on the first day of the government shutdown, with Democrats and Republicans failing to reach a deal to reopen the government. CHIP funding is nowhere in sight as some states hover dangerously near the drop-dead deadline for their programs.