AHA sends letter to HHS requesting additional emergency funding
Jun 02 | Jeff Lagasse
The additional funds that are required are "substantial," the AHA said, and should be ...
Controlling labor costs can provide hospitals financial stability during pandemic
Jun 02 | Jeff Lagasse
By shifting personnel to different departments, Nebraska Medicine Center has shored ...
Blues plans sue CVS for allegedly inflating generic drug prices
Jun 02 | Susan Morse
The insurers claim that CVS submitted claims for payment at artificially inflated prices and ...
CMS to enforce nursing home safety through CARES Act funding
Jun 02 | Susan Morse
Facilities with a one-star quality rating are more likely to have large numbers of COVID-19 cases than ...
Electronic health records fail to detect up to 33% of medication errors
Jun 01 | Jeff Lagasse
While showing minor improvements over the years, EHR systems consistently failed to detect ...
Cigna is waiving copays, deductibles and coinsurance for primary, specialty and behavioral care
Jun 01 | Susan Morse
Customers who were eligible to pick a Medicare Advantage plan earlier ...
COVID-19 impact on hospitals worse than previously estimated
Jun 01 | Jeff Lagasse
Factors such as how many patients would need ICU treatment, average length of stay and fatality risk are ...
Insurers face uncertainty in setting 2021 premiums
May 29 | Susan Morse
Insurers need to project the future cost of delayed elective procedures and total expenses of COVID-19 care.
More than half of patients feel somewhat safe about returning for elective procedures
May 29 | Jeff Lagasse
Patients and families want to know what has changed from when they were told to ...