Dec 04 | Ashley Lopez, KUT and Selena Simmons-Duffin, NPR
Nearly 9 million children are insured through CHIP, which covers mostly working-class families. The program has bipartisan support in…
Dec 01 | Susan Morse
Non-profit health systems will be paying more to borrow money, expert says.
Nov 30 | Susan Morse
Mayo Clinic, Northwell, among providers taking part in program to share information and best practices in the 2019 payment…
Pay-for-performance program is failing
Nov 30 | Jeff Lagasse
In the end, the program has shifted money away from physicians who treated sicker, poorer patients to…
Denying patient requests lowers physician ratings
Nov 30 | Jeff Lagasse
Physicians often lack training on how to deal with patient requests, which can impact patient satisfaction survey results that…
CMS cancels mandatory bundled payment models
Nov 30 | Susan Morse
CMS Administrator Seema Verma said the agency will announce new voluntary payment bundles soon.
Nov 29 | Fred Schulte, Kaiser Health News
As the popularity, and profitability, of urine tests has expanded, so has the potential for fraud and malpractice.
Nov 29 | Beth Jones Sanborn
Layoffs for workers in Delaware follow hundreds in Phoenix earlier this month after loss of TriCare contract.
Nov 29 | Beth Jones Sanborn
So far this in this year, 2.78 million consumers have signed up for health plans.
Nov 28 | Jeff Lagasse
Despite growth of these plans, price shopping, cost discussions with doctors are rarely happening, researchers find.