Medicare improper payments fall below 10%
Nov 17 | Susan Morse
Improper payments decreased $5 billion from a total $36.2 billion due mostly to documentation errors.
Rural hospital shows why bankruptcy can bring redemption
Nov 16 | Beth Jones Sanborn
But navigating the process, especially for a hospital with limited resources, must be done properly for the…
Humana sells long-term business, trims staff
Nov 14 | Susan Morse
Analysts speculate that Humana may be preparing for another merger attempt following its failed deal with Aetna.
Why hospitals, practice leaders need to recruit talent early
Nov 14 | Beth Jones Sanborn
About 36 percent of new physicians started their job search in the second to last year of residency, survey showed.
Cost: It’s why hospitals are drilling down on care variations
Nov 14 | Beth Jones Sanborn
CFOs view clinical standardization as the biggest opportunity to improve physician engagement,…
5 ways hospitals can buffer financial losses from Medicare
Nov 13 | Beth Jones Sanborn
Hospitals lost nearly $40 billion treating Medicare patients in 2013, experts say.
Anthem attempts to settle contract dispute
Nov 13 | Susan Morse
The insurer's president tells Hartford HealthCare execs that it would send over a list of neutral mediators.
Nov 13 | Bill Siwicki
The president has selected Alex Azar, a George W. Bush Administration alum, to kick-start Obamacare repeal, lower drug prices and…
Nov 13 | Change Healthcare
The following are 10 ways providers can improve self-pay collection and communication at all three stages of patient contact: pre-service,…
UnitedHealthcare layoffs linked to loss of military contract
Nov 10 | Susan Morse
However, on Thursday the insurance giant held job fair seeking to hire more than 1,000 military veterans and their spouses.