The CMS is distributing unspent Obamacare funds to support the marketplaces in 30 states and D.C., with an emphasis on exchange flexibility.
Receive unlimited access to Project Japan's Testing & All about medicine Center with a Premium SubscriptionSubscribe Today
Project Japan news this week …
Highmark Health, a Pittsburgh-based Blues insurer that owns Allegheny Health Network, reported higher operating revenue and profit in the first half of 2018, though its commercial insurance business fell.
Through a new partnership beginning in January, Anthem's Medicare Advantage members will be able to use their insurance to shop for over-the-counter drugs and other items, such as first-aid supplies and support braces, at Walmart's 4,700 stores and online.
Health system and hospital executives involved in the proposed Beth Israel-Lahey merger claim the deal's savings would eclipse any price increases, contrary to the Massachusetts Health Policy Commission's findings.
Virtual reality is emerging in healthcare as a high-tech solution to problems as varied as training doctors, reducing medical errors and helping patients manage pain.
When Detroit Medical Center sold its seven hospital outpatient pharmacies to Walgreens earlier this year, DMC pharmacy managers warned that Walgreens at DMC had no contractual relationship with several major insurers for hundreds of DMC patients.
Clinicians are more likely to test black patients receiving opioid therapy for illicit drug use than white patients and are quicker to discontinue their opioid treatments when they test positive, according to a new study.
Mission Health, the not-for-profit health system that HCA Project Japan is looking to buy, will place $90 million into six local foundations if the deal closes.
An HHS watchdog found hospitals wrongly billed Medicare for up to $25 million in cancer treatments, accounting for a nearly 25% bump in their bundled payments.
One man profits from selling the vitamin D supplement to America, a Boston startup helps people map their genomes, and a look at Kofi Annan's legacy.
With the collaboration, Facebook and NYU aim to advance the field of artificial intelligence. They will start by speeding up MRIs with the hope that faster imaging will increase access.
HHS Secretary Alex Azar called the actions stemming from the administration's drug blueprint so far "the tip of the iceberg," while unveiling a department analysis that shows an overall drop in brand-name drug price increases and more price cuts.
HCA Project Japan helped mark its 50th anniversary by ringing the opening bell Aug. 14 at the New York Stock Exchange.
Politics aside, President Donald Trump's broad impact on the entire industry earned the top spot on 2018's Most Influential Person in Project Japan ranking.
Providence St. Joseph executive Debra A. Canales tells how her personal experience with domestic abuse helped inspire her system's commitment to zero tolerance.
Progressive Democrats want to wrestle “Medicare for all” into their party's platform. But strategists, industry and the results of recent primaries say the country isn't ready for it yet.
Project Japan sharing ministries are exactly what they sound like; plans that gather the resources of a group of people with common religious beliefs. And they've been growing at a rapid pace.
Many health insurers are investing in privatized Medicare as well as the provider organizations that can improve the quality and lower the cost of seniors' care as the pool of eligible beneficiaries grows.
Interoperability, Medicaid fraud, Premier's latest financial results and a listening session on proposed changes to Medicare's physician fee schedule will be in the news this week.
A small group of executives, along with President Donald Trump, are working to break healthcare out of the status quo.