Medicare improper payments fall below 10%
Nov 17, 2017 | 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, 2017 | 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, 2017 | 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, 2017 | 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, 2017 | 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, 2017 | Beth Jones Sanborn
Hospitals lost nearly $40 billion treating Medicare patients in 2013, experts say.
Anthem attempts to settle contract dispute
Nov 13, 2017 | Susan Morse
The insurer's president tells Hartford HealthCare execs that it would send over a list of neutral mediators.
Nov 13, 2017 | 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, 2017 | 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, 2017 | Susan Morse
However, on Thursday the insurance giant held job fair seeking to hire more than 1,000 military veterans and their spouses.