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Massachusetts hospitals hold on to positive profit margins
Aug 26, 2016 | Jeff Lagasse
Despite dip in statewide margin, 80 percent of the state's 65 hospitals are ending…
Aug 15, 2016 | Jeff Lagasse
By itself, the higher-value care intervention doesn't live up to its cost…
Aug 09, 2016 | Susan Morse
For the first time, most employers consider specialty pharmacy as the highest driver of healthcare costs.
Aug 01, 2016 | Jeff Lagasse
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services announced a number of…
UnitedHealth revenue, ACA losses grow
Jul 20, 2016 | Susan Morse
UnitedHealth Group revenues grew 28 percent, or $10.2 billion year-over-year to $46.5 billion, but…
Fraud concerns emerge as compounding drug sales skyrocket
Jul 18, 2016 | Kaiser Health News
Government spending on "compounded" drugs that are handmade by retail pharmacists has skyrocketed, drawing the attention…
Younger seniors amass more end-of-life care costs, study finds
Jul 14, 2016 | Kaiser Health News
Americans in their 80s and 90s are not the ones amassing the largest medical bills to hold off death, according to a new…
Jul 12, 2016 | Jeff Lagasse
Even when patients were grouped by characteristics such as age or severity of illness,…
Jul 11, 2016 | Susan Morse
The Office of Rural Health Policy has announced the nine providers that will receive the first of $4 million in federal…
Jul 11, 2016 | Jeff Lagasse
High-need individuals who cost the public or private sectors $50,000 or more in a single year top…

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