The good and bad in new CMS promoting interoperability rule
Apr 25 | Susan Morse
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services effort to reduce regulatory burdens are…
AHA, AARP to pharma: Enough marketing, it’s time to cut drug costs
Apr 25 | Beth Jones Sanborn
Hospitals are doing their part in cost control by streamlining care, cutting readmissions, adopting new…
A ‘patient uncertainty’ scale to reduce readmissions
Apr 25 | Jeff Lagasse
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital has embarked on an initiative that is yielding insights that could prove valuable to any…
Senate health committee advances opioid bill
Apr 24 | Susan Morse
HELP Committee Chairman Lamar Alexander said he would ask Senate leaders to consider the bill this summer.
Centene reports higher earnings thanks to ACA
Apr 24 | Susan Morse
The acquisition of Medicaid insurance plan Fidelis in New York is moving forward.
Researchers: Stop manually cleaning medical scopes
Apr 23 | Jeff Lagasse
Researchers put the onus on hospitals, manufacturers and regulators to do a better job of reducing contamination and…
AHIP asks for six-month ceiling on short-term plans
Apr 23 | Susan Morse
AHIP CEO Matt Eyles says a proposed rule from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services…
Federal court grants insurers class action status over CSRs
Apr 20 | Susan Morse
The court order covers all insurers offering qualified health plans in the Affordable Care Act market…
Humana launches maternity bundled payment model
Apr 20 | Susan Morse
The insurer is partnering with five medical groups to rollout the reimbursement option with…
Senate committee tackles Medicaid, Medicare policy on opioid use
Apr 19 | Susan Morse
Bipartisan bill is expected after questions are answered by April 26 deadline; Senate HELP committee…